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How Can Dental Implants Be Beneficial to You?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Help Patients Look and Feel Their Best With Dental Implants.

If you have one or more missing teeth, you are not alone. According to the CDC, nearly three-quarters of adults between the ages of 35 to 44 years old have lost at least one tooth. As you age, the risk of tooth loss increases. Tooth loss affects more than just your smile. It can impact how you speak, eat, and can increase your risk of cavities and jaw deterioration. Fortunately, there is a safe and effective solution to replace missing[…] Read More

Why Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed? 

wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth are the last set of molars to emerge, typically during the late teenage years or early 20s, and they vary in number. Some people may develop two, and some may have four or more or none at all. Wisdom teeth frequently do not completely emerge through the gum line and become impacted. If left untreated or not extracted, wisdom teeth can cause inflammation, infection, tenderness, swelling, pain, headaches, chronic bad breath, and more.  Wisdom teeth are the least[…] Read More

Can You Get Multiple Teeth Extracted at Once?

South Jersey Oral Surgeons at Lanzi Burke Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Perform Safe Multiple Tooth Extractions.

The thought of having several teeth extracted at once is understandably intimidating for many patients. It is natural to have questions and concerns about safety and options for the procedure. It is not uncommon for a patient to require having more than one tooth pulled at the same time. Some patients have tooth decay or periodontal disease, while others have suffered dental trauma or have badly positioned teeth. If you feel overwhelmed about getting multiple teeth extracted at once, you[…] Read More

Are There Surgical Treatment Options for TMJ Pain?

TMJ pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most complex joints in the body. When it is functioning, it can allow a person to engage in simple tasks such as eating, talking, and swallowing without any pain. There are times when a problem will occur with this joint, and it could turn everyday actions into a painful ordeal. The TMJ attaches the lower jaw, or the mandible, to the skull base. The jaw has two joints, each located on either[…] Read More

What Are the Treatment Options for Oral Cysts and Tumors?

oral cysts and tumors

If you notice a lump, growth, or sore in your mouth that does not seem to heal, you may have an oral cyst or a tumor. While hearing the word “tumor” may be nerve-wracking, these growths are usually benign. However, depending on the size and severity of the growth, they can cause significant damage to the surrounding bone, tissue, and teeth. The mouth and jaw is the only area in the body that is made up of bone, muscles, glands,[…] Read More

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