What Are Impacting Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are a unique part of human dental anatomy. For most of us, wisdom teeth emerge as we enter adulthood, though they can cause complications in many cases. Impacted wisdom teeth are the culprit of crowding and discomfort, and if left untreated, can lead to other dental issues. Let’s [...]

2023-09-13T16:05:55+00:000 Comments

Exploring Oral Surgery Procedures

Oral health plays a vital role in our overall well-being, and sometimes oral surgery becomes necessary to maintain optimal health and improve quality of life. In recent years, advancements in surgical technology and techniques have made procedures more efficient, less invasive, and more accessible to everyone. When issues arise regarding your oral health, an oral [...]

2023-08-21T15:47:47+00:000 Comments

Oral Cancer: Early Detection and Treatment Options

Oral cancer is a serious health concern that affects millions of people worldwide. Detecting oral cancer in its early stages is crucial for successful treatment and improved outcomes. Oral cancer is the 11th most common cancer worldwide, with a survival rate of approximately 65%. At the Oral and Facial Surgery Institute, we are dedicated to [...]

2023-07-14T22:57:20+00:000 Comments

How Oral Facial Surgery Can Correct Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea and oral surgery might not sound directly related, but they are. Typically oral surgery is not the first step in treating sleep apnea; however, it might be the next stop in some patients’ situations. Sleep apnea refers to any breathing interruption when a person is asleep. Interrupted breathing is taxing to the brain [...]

2023-04-18T17:47:25+00:000 Comments

Issues Caused by Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are your third molars that typically begin to emerge between the age of 17 and 25. They can become impacted if they don't have enough room to come in or develop normally. Neglecting to have impacted wisdom teeth removed can cause dental problems. On the other hand, some wisdom teeth are without issues, [...]

2023-02-16T16:34:16+00:000 Comments
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