How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

If you have had dental implants recommended, you may wonder how long you can expect them to last. While every patient’s situation is unique, generally, the implant should last indefinitely, and the crown of the dental implant can last anywhere from 10 to 15 or more years before needing to be replaced. Dental implants last the longest of all the options available for tooth replacement. What Factors Affect How Long Dental Implants Last? Poor hygiene can lead to gum disease,[…] Read More

How Long Does the Pain Last After Teeth Extraction?

The truth about how long the pain lasts after oral surgery for teeth extraction is that it varies from patient to patient. There should be no pain during surgery, but as the anesthetic wears off, there may be pain for the first three days. This is normal. Some more sensitive patients may be sore for a week. It is possible to develop a condition called dry socket, in which the blood clot that forms as the wound heals dislodges and[…] Read More

How Soon After Dental Implants Can I Eat Normally?

Dental implants are a common solution to replace missing teeth due to their ability to function like natural teeth. During dental implant surgery, an oral surgeon places small titanium screws into the jawbone to serve as artificial tooth roots to create a stable foundation for attaching replacement teeth. Receiving dental implants requires a few different procedures to prepare the mouth for the implants. One of the earliest steps is surgery to install the implants, which typically takes one to two[…] Read More

Can Sleep Apnea Affect Memory?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Treat Patients Suffering From TMJ Disorders or Trauma.

According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, more than 25 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a disorder that continually interrupts breathing during sleep. While it has long been known that this diminished quality of sleep results in daytime fatigue, researchers have now confirmed that there is also a link between sleep apnea and memory. Cognitive decline is another name for the mild forgetfulness that sets in naturally with age. Mild cognitive impairment may be noticeable in that a person[…] Read More

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