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Dr. Flint has created this informative blog to help educate the community.

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Knowing When You Might Need Maxillofacial Surgery

Posted on 12/23/2021 by Office
The maxillofacial area includes your jawbone, mouth, teeth, and facial soft tissues. Although we can solve some maxillofacial-related problems with common treatment methods, some of them do require surgery in order to obtain the best results. Below, we will dive into some of these problems, so you...
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Can We Repair Your Teeth if You Grind Your Teeth in Your Sleep

Posted on 12/10/2021 by Office
Grinding causes various impacts on your teeth. Continued grinding will expose your tooth enamel, making it vulnerable to bacteria. This increases the risk of conditions like tooth decay and dental cavities. It could also loosen your tooth, and, in some cases, cause fractures. This is why it is very...
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Why Do We Recommend You Rinse with Salt Water After Oral Procedures?

Posted on 11/22/2021 by Office
After having an oral procedure, we always recommend that you rinse your mouth with saltwater. Some people find this unusual with the thought that saltwater can hurt the surgical area. Saltwater is very crucial in the recovery process after undergoing an oral procedure. This is because it has...
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All Posts:

Knowing When You Might Need Maxillofacial Surgery
12/23/2021
Can We Repair Your Teeth if You Grind Your Teeth in Your Sleep
12/10/2021
Why Do We Recommend You Rinse with Salt Water After Oral Procedures?
11/22/2021
Procedures That Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Do
11/8/2021
Why Does Jaw Pain Sometimes Take a While to Show Up After a Car Accident?
10/25/2021
What to Do If You Have a Dental Emergency?
10/11/2021
Recovery from Dental Implant Placement Differs for Everyone
9/21/2021
What We Can Do if You Come to Us with a Severe Oral Burn
9/6/2021
Is an Overbite Dangerous to Leave Untreated?
8/23/2021
Dangers of Trying to Exercise Too Soon After Oral Surgery
8/9/2021
What Does an Impacted Tooth Do?
7/26/2021
Ignoring Your Tongue During Your Oral Hygiene Routine is Dangerous
7/12/2021
There Are Ways To Recover from Orofacial Pain
6/21/2021
Could Your Sleep Apnea Be Due To an Overbite?
6/7/2021
How Many People Really Struggle with Bruxism?
5/24/2021
Reasons We Use Several Types of Stitches During Oral Surgery
5/10/2021
Can a Facial Fracture Affect Your Teeths Alignment?
4/26/2021
When Do You Need a Full Month Reconstruction?
4/12/2021
Pre-Operative Instructions You Need to Know Before Getting Oral Surgery
3/22/2021
Can Dental Implants Help Save You Cost in the Long Run?
3/8/2021
What Causes Bone Loss in Your Jaw?
2/22/2021
How Long Does a Full Mouth Reconstruction Take?
2/8/2021
Simple Things You Can Do to Ensure Your Mouth Stays Clean after Oral Surgery
1/25/2021
Foods To Avoid if You Have Chronic Jaw Pain
1/11/2021
Long-Term Effects of Tobacco Use
12/21/2020
Things to Know About Getting an Oral Biopsy
12/7/2020
Recognizing Dental Trauma
11/16/2020
When is a Dental Bridge the Best Option for Missing Teeth?
11/16/2020
What to Do to Care for Your Custom Mouthguard
10/19/2020
Is my Jaw Broken?
10/5/2020
How Laser Treatment Can Help With Gum Health
9/21/2020
Why Do So Many People Face Oral Trauma During the Spring or Fall?
9/7/2020
How Root Canals Are Easier Than Ever Before
8/24/2020
Not All Broken Teeth Are Immediately Painful
8/10/2020
Orofacial Pain is Not Something to Ignore
7/23/2020
Signs You Have a Bony Growth in Your Mouth We Need to Treat
7/7/2020
Understanding What a Tuberosity Reduction Is
6/22/2020
How Whiplash and Jaw Pain Are Connected
6/8/2020
We Should Be Who You Call if You Endure Facial Trauma
3/25/2020
How to Get Ready for Oral Surgery
3/15/2020
Times Where a Sinus Lift Could Improve Your Oral Health or Implant Chances
2/29/2020
Questions to Ask if You Get a Consultation for Crown Lengthening
2/20/2020
Is a Dental Abscess Something to Worry About?
1/30/2020
How Snoring Can Ruin Your Oral Health
1/20/2020
Treatment Options You Have if You Have an Underbite
12/30/2019
How Weather Can Affect Your Jaw Pain
12/20/2019
Dental Trauma Is Something That Can Happen at Any Point in Time
11/25/2019
How an Untreated Abscess Can Lead to Ludwig's Angina
11/15/2019
Sleep Apnea Is Treatable in Most Instances
10/30/2019
Sinus Problems Can Lead to Your Tooth Pain
10/20/2019
Most Unusual Symptoms of TMJ Issues
9/30/2019
How Your Posture Can Impact Jaw Pain
9/20/2019
Signs You Could Need a Root Canal
8/30/2019
Ringing in the Ears is Something We Can Help Correct
8/20/2019
When Should You Call Our Office?
7/25/2019
What Common Restrictions Are There Following Oral Surgery?
7/15/2019
Do You Have Any Increased Risk Factors for Oral Cancer?
6/30/2019
Dental Implants Can Improve the Health of Your Jaw Bone
6/20/2019

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