What Surgical Procedures Can Relieve Chronic Jaw Pain?

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Having constant jaw pain is a horrible thing to experience. No matter what you do, there is always a dull ache in your jaw. When you eat, it can hurt even more. In many cases, over-the-counter medication cannot help. In some cases, jaw surgery may be necessary. Chronic jaw pain and jaw surgery, known as orthognathic surgery, is more common than you may think. It can be a relatively simple procedure but relieves a significant amount of pain in the[…] Read More

Which Surgical Procedures Treat Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer affects over 50,000 people in the United States each year, and nearly 10,000 of these patients die. Oral cancer is one of many types of cancer grouped within head and neck cancers. It can occur anywhere related to the mouth cavity, including lips, tongue, gums, the inner cheeks, and roof or floor of the mouth. Signs and symptoms of oral cancer may include: A growth inside the mouth A sore on the lip or in the mouth that[…] Read More

What Should I Expect after My Dental Implant Procedure?

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Getting dental implants is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Whether to replace damaged or missing teeth or enhance your smile, dental implants will improve your quality of life. Patients are understandably concerned about what to expect after their implant procedure. Although your oral surgeon will discuss the process with you, following are the most common questions we get about post-procedure care. Can I Drive Myself Home? We do not recommend that you drive yourself home. The[…] Read More

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