Category: Oral Surgery

Preserving Your Smile With Jawbone Grafting

When you suffer from tooth loss, this could eventually cause more than just an embarrassing gap with your smile. You could lose mass and density in your jawbone, which leads to further tooth loss and an aged appearance. To rebuild this smile, and make it ready to receive dental implants, then your Olathe, KS, dentists… Read more »

Let’s Preserve Your Smile By Removing Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, could mean serious trouble for your smile unless removed. When these new teeth erupt in the rear of your mouth, this could complicate the health, function, and beauty of your smile. To preserve your smile, your Olathe, KS, dentists may suggest extracting your wisdom teeth.

Using Surgery To Stop Severe Sleep Disorders

Recently, we discussed not only how we diagnose poor sleep with a home study, but how we treat most cases with an oral appliance. But what if you have a severe case of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), one that may require more than an appliance to address? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentists will… Read more »

Ensuring Your Comfort With IV Sedation

How do we ensure that you feel calm and comfortable during oral surgery, especially if you happen to have a high level of dental anxiety? In today’s blog, your Olathe, KS, dentist will discuss the benefits of IV sedation, and look at common procedures that could address issues ranging from tooth loss to missing jawbone… Read more »

Rebuilding Your Smile With Jawbone Grafting

Whether due to the loss of your natural teeth or congenital issues, we could find our smile lacking the proper amount of jawbone mass and density. Over time, this complication itself could mean tooth loss, improper bite balance and complications, and even an aged appearance. To rebuild this lost tissue and prepare your smile for… Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Wisdom Tooth Complications

The wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, could lead to serious problems for the health of your smile. In order to protect your smile from these complications, your Olathe, KS, dentists may recommend oral surgery to carefully extract these teeth before they cause problems with the alignment and health of your smile. In… Read more »

What to Do if Your Jawbone Is Too Weak for Implants

For patients who’ve experienced tooth loss, dental implants can offer a comprehensive way to preserve their oral health while also restoring their smile’s youthful, vibrant appearance. The good news is that most tooth loss patients make good candidates for dental implant placement, which involves placing an appropriate number of implant posts in the upper and/or… Read more »