Chemical peel treatments are another excellent non-surgical treatment for the improvement of facial skin complexion. Dull and uneven complexion as well as the fine lines of aging can diminish the softness and vibrancy of facial skin. Chemical peels can vary on their depth of penetration and mechanism of action.
Microneedling treatment is an excellent non-surgical treatment for the improvement of facial skin complexion. Acne scars, enlarged pores, dull complexion, and the fine lines of aging can diminish the softness and vibrancy of facial skin.
Dermal fillers are an excellent non-surgical alternative to the process of facial aging. Visible signs of aging can often be traced to a loss of volume and fillers work to replace the volume of the lips and facial skin that have been lost over time.
Botox, Jeuveau, Xeomin, and Dysport are muscle weakeners that are derived from bacteria that have been purified for use in humans to help restore facial skin vitality. This FDA-approved treatment can be utilized to eliminate frown lines, crow’s feet, and forehead wrinkles with minimal downtime.
The ultimate goal of any dentist is to help preserve your natural teeth. In some cases, however, teeth become either too damaged or too decayed, to the point that they are beyond rescue. In these situations, patients are typically referred to an oral surgeon where the tooth can be extracted and ultimately replaced.
The All-on-4® dental implant treatment concept is a minimally invasive solution with a fixed full-arch restoration for high patient satisfaction. This technique uses fewer implants that are placed at mechanical inclinations to maximize support. Fewer dental implants mean lower cost.
Dental implants are changing the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything, knowing that their teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved.
Platelet rich plasma (PRP) is exactly what the name suggests. The substance is a by-product of blood (plasma) that is rich in platelets. Until now, its use has been confined to the hospital setting.
During early pregnancy, separate areas of the face develop individually and then join together, including the left and right sides of the roof of the mouth and lips. However, if some parts do not join properly, sections don’t meet and the result is a cleft.
People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have disrupted sleep and low blood oxygen levels. When obstructive sleep apnea occurs, the tongue may fall back against the throat. This can block the upper airway and prevent airflow.
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders are a family of problems related to your complex jaw joint. If you have had symptoms like pain or a "clicking" sound, you'll be glad to know that these problems are more easily diagnosed and treated than they were in the past.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the only specialists trained in detecting and treating cysts and tumors of the jaws.
Orthognathic surgery is needed when jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't seem to fit with jaws. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics and corrective jaw surgery repositions a misaligned jaw.
The oral and maxillofacial surgeon has in-depth training treating facial injuries. These professionals must be well versed in emergency care, acute treatment and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation – not just for physical reasons but emotional as well.
An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck” and cannot erupt into function. Patients frequently develop problems with impacted canines and third molar (wisdom) teeth. These teeth get “stuck” in the back of the jaw and can develop painful infections among a host of other problems
Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars located on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are the final teeth to erupt and usually appear when a person is in their late teens or early twenties, or your “wisdom years.”
Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies or is reabsorbed. This often leaves a condition in which there is poor quality and quantity of bone suitable for placement of dental implants. In these situations, most patients are not candidates for placement of dental implants.