How Does Periodontal Disease Affect My Dental Implants

One of the most common reasons why men and women in San Fransisco lose their teeth is because of periodontal disease. Some of the patients we treat believe that the best way that they can prevent or even reverse this disease might be with implant dentistry. The unfortunate reality is the leading cause of dental implant failure happens to be periodontal disease. This doesn’t mean......
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Dental Bridge Vs. Dental Implants

When you have a missing tooth, you can’t simply do nothing and ignore it and expect to have good oral health the rest of your life. The two main options you have for a missing tooth are getting dental implants or a dental bridge. Many patients in San Francisco aren’t sure which option to choose, and doing your own research doesn’t always bring a lot......
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Consequences Of Not Addressing Extracted Teeth

Most patients in San Francisco welcome a tooth extraction if they’ve been dealing with the pain caused by a problem tooth even if it just started to hurt. However, the process of a tooth extraction isn’t over as soon as the tooth has been removed. Taking care of the affected area is the most important part of the healing process, it can impact your overall......
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5 Dental Implants Aftercare Tips

Getting dental implants in SF can be a positive life-changing event for many patients. The procedure is done with no complications, but it’s up to the patient to take care of their dental implants as well as their other teeth afterward. Of course, our doctors in SF are there for you every step of the way and will make sure that you know exactly what......
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3 Dental Implant Myths Debunked

There is a lot of misinformation about dental implants in SF.  And if you aren’t careful, you may mistakenly believe a myth to be a fact. It’s easy to believe everything you read on the Internet, but you shouldn’t make your decision about whether to get dental implants or not based on this information. We want to ensure that you are informed about the preparation,......
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Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

At SF Oral Surgery, we pride ourselves in having the best oral surgeons who perform dental implant procedures for our patients to replace missing teeth. Our patients can expect the best outcome from any and all surgeries performed by our highly trained staff. Dental implants are often considered as a tooth replacement option when patients begin having complications or problems with their teeth. Implants are......
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Can I Still Smoke if I Get Dental Implants?

If you are considering dental implants in San Francisco, it’s likely that your teeth are a problem for you. You may be searching for dental implants to fix the problem and provide a long-lasting, durable solution. If you were thinking of receiving dental implants, you are headed in the right direction. The only problem is that you are a frequent tobacco smoker, and you may......
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How Can Wisdom Teeth Removal Prevent Future Dental Problems?

Wisdom teeth removal is a very common procedure that many patients undergo everyday. Wisdom teeth usually come in, or erupt, for people in their late teens or early twenties. However, the time of wisdom tooth eruption can vary from person to person. Some people may have their wisdom teeth erupt later in life, which can be worse for your dental health. Although they are named......
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How Dental Implants Can Restore Your Smile

Your smile is one of the first things people notice when it comes to first impressions. Typically when walking into a room, your smile is what people will pay attention to first. This is because when you are smiling, it shows that you feel confident, happy and are enjoying yourself. For most people, smiling and laughing comes easily and naturally. If you have great teeth,......
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