Should a Bone Graft Precede Your Dental Implant?

Losing a permanent tooth is never a pleasant experience, but you can receive a dental implant to replace the tooth. Prior to replacing a tooth, we will examine your jawbone to assess if the bone structure has been affected. A weakened jawbone may need to receive a bone graft before... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom tooth removal can help you have the top-notch oral health you need. If you have questions about this treatment, then you might feel a little nervous or unprepared for your appointment. Our doctors, Dr. Mark Ryser and Dr. Richard Shamo, would like to help you find the answers you’re looking... Read more »

Oral Pathology Examinations for Optimum Health

It is important to make sure you keep your smile in optimum health. If for any reason you struggle with your oral hygiene routines or let your mouth fall into disrepair, your mouth can become infected and slowly begin to wear down. Oral pathology is often used to determine if... Read more »

Sleep Apnea: Detecting and Eliminating the Disorder

Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder that often arises when people sleep. It's a sleeping disorder in which your breathing patterns are interrupted due to blocked airflow or lost brain signals. If you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, there will be blocked airways... Read more »

Are You Suffering from a TMJ Disorder?

If you are suffering from any sort of jaw or facial pain, it may be linked to a TMJ disorder. Temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as a TMJ disorder, is an oral health ailment that arises within your jaw due to damage to the ball and socket joints in your... Read more »

Protect Your Smile from Facial Trauma

One of the greatest risks for your health exists in the form of oral accidents and injuries. Because oral accidents and emergencies can arise at any time, they are often difficult to prepare for or prevent. In the event the worst should happen, and you do suffer damage to your... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile with Implant-Supported Dental Bridges

Are you in need of a tooth restoration to help repair your smile that has been damaged due to lost or missing teeth? Even if you have multiple missing teeth in a row, it is possible to apply a customizable treatment that can greatly enhance your smile. One particular surgical... Read more »

Oral Pathology Can Greatly Enhance Your Oral Health Care

A highly effective treatment that is needed to help improve your smile is done with oral pathology. When visiting our office, our oral and maxillofacial surgeon can give you a comprehensive oral examination to detect any issues in your mouth. Not only can this help improve your oral health, but... Read more »

A Dental Implant Supported Bridge Might Be Able to Replace Multiple Missing Teeth

Automotive collisions and extreme sports injuries can sometimes impart a very heavy blow to the face. In some of these cases, the harm done to the body and other soft tissues might take priority over treating the damage done to teeth. Sometimes the most viable treatment option is to extract... Read more »

The Best Times to Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Your wisdom teeth are third molars that aren’t usually necessary for the tasks you perform each day, which is why they are oftentimes extracted. Typically, wisdom teeth do more harm than good. To find out if you need to extract your wisdom teeth, it’s best to visit our expert doctor,... Read more »