How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Among all of the solutions you can choose, dental implants are a popular choice for people with teeth issues. As we age, sometimes we can be a bit neglectful to our dental needs. Flossing and brushing regularly can seem like a daunting chore. Over time, we may end up needing a little extra help to fix our smile and restore our teeth. Some people may......
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5 Questions to Ask Your Oral Surgeon

If you’re considering oral surgery in San Francisco, here are questions you should ask your surgeon: What are the details of my procedure? You should always be informed of exactly what’s going to happen during your procedure. Your San Francisco oral surgeon should let you know the details of what will happen, and what the desired outcome will be. It’s important that you feel comfortable......
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What Is TMJ Disorder and How Can a San Francisco Oral Surgeon Help?

SF Oral Surgery treats patients for a variety of concerns. Some have very obvious symptoms, like missing or damaged teeth. Others are more subtle but require care just as immediately. For San Francisco patients, TMJ disorder often falls into the latter category. Understanding TMJ The “TMJ” in TMJ disorder stands for temporomandibular joint. This refers to the joints in your jaw. Problems here may present......
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Why Should San Francisco Patients Choose All-on-4 Over Regular Dental Implants?

Dental implants offer a lasting, natural-looking solution to missing teeth. While the solution works for many patients, the specific approach that your oral surgeon uses will depend on your needs. At SF Oral Surgery, we offer both regular dental implants and the All-on-4® treatment concept: With regular dental implants, your oral surgeon creates a replacement tooth root and attaches a single tooth crown to it.......
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How Do I Know if I Have an Impacted Tooth?

An impacted tooth is trapped within the gum or jaw and has not grown in normally for some reason. The longer San Francisco patients wait to address an impacted tooth, the more potential there is for a complicated procedure that requires more extensive oral surgery. What Are the Symptoms of an Impacted Tooth? San Francisco patients diagnosed with an impacted tooth may not experience any......
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