The Athens Oral Surgery Center team helps hundreds of patients every year with issues ranging from wisdom teeth to dental implants. Many of our procedures deal with teeth, an incredible part of our body that has many different functions. Check out a few fun facts about teeth and oral surgery:
Facial trauma is considered any type of injury to the face. It can be an injury to the soft tissue, bones, or teeth. Facial trauma does not only affect the patient on a physical level, it can be emotionally and mentally traumatic, too. Because of the severity of these cases, an expert oral surgeon is needed.
Many people are shocked to learn oral surgeons often assist with orthodontic surgery. The general dentist and Dr. Tomlinson work together to ensure the teeth are aligned and erupted properly. Erupted is a process in tooth development, in which the teeth enter the mouth and become visible. However, if there is an issue, Dr. Tomlinson will provide his expertise and skill to the situation.
Thousands of Americans have their wisdom teeth removed every year. This removal is often necessary due to the pain or discomfort they cause. However, many people attempt to live with the pain due to false facts they’ve heard! Consider the following four myths about wisdom teeth.
There are many choices you can choose from when you want to replace missing teeth: dentures, dental implants, bridges, and more. But, which one is right for you? It’s important to do your research and understand exactly which each offer and consult an expert surgeon for your unique case.
There are many misconceptions floating around the Internet about anesthesia and what happens when you are “asleep.” However, these misconceptions are often just that – completely false!
Spring is in full bloom and summer is right around the corner. These two seasons are full of playing sports and enjoying beautiful weather! However, without proper facial protection, your enjoyment may be cut short.