3 Consequences of Not Addressing Extracted Teeth

If you’re a Fallston resident who needs to have a tooth extracted, you’ve likely found this blog post because you are researching your options for replacing your tooth. While a bridge may provide you with some aesthetic and functional capabilities, today, dental implants are considered the best tooth replacement option.

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3 Dental Implant Myths Debunked

When it comes to getting dental implants, many Aberdeen residents have some preconceived notions about their tooth replacement options. And unfortunately, many of these beliefs about dental implants are false, causing some Aberdeen residents to avoid getting dental implants, when in reality they would greatly benefit from them. To help make sure you are fully informed about the benefits of dental implants, The Maryland Center…

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How Many Teeth Can Be Replaced with Dental Implants?

Every year, many Havre de Grace residents come to The Maryland Center for Oral Surgery and Dental Implants with the same question: “How many teeth can dental implants replace?” The answer often pleasantly surprises them. You see, dental implants can be used to replace an entire mouth full of teeth, providing you with a full mouth restoration.

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What Is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

If you require wisdom tooth extraction, tooth replacement, or another dental surgery, The Maryland Center recommends that you work with an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon offers advanced preparation and experience in various procedures that go beyond the day-to-day services of a general dentist. Your dentist will likely refer you to this type of provider for more complex treatments, such as…

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How Do You Know If You Need Dental Implants?

Anyone who is missing one or more teeth should consider dental implants. The Maryland Center can use different approaches depending on how many teeth you need to restore, but each relies on dental implant technology because of the advantages that it offers over other treatment methods. Comparing Dental Implants for Tooth Replacement Consider these advantages over older methods of restoration… Get the full function of…

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What Are the Signs That I Should Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

The most “obvious” sign that you should consider wisdom teeth removal is reaching your teens. At this stage of life, your third molars will begin to erupt from the gums to take their place alongside your other teeth. However, wisdom teeth do not always erupt completely into the mouth, because there is limited space in the jaw. This is the main reason people require surgery. Guidance from Dental…

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What Anesthesia Do I Need for Dental Implants?

The Maryland Center prioritizes patient comfort, safety, and effective results in all of its procedures, including dental implants. Our approach to anesthesia depends on your specific needs as well as your preferences: If we are extracting a damaged or decayed tooth prior to placing a dental implant, this will take more time than placing dental implants for teeth that are already missing. The number of teeth…

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What Is the Timeline for a Dental Implant Procedure?

The Maryland Center’s Oral Surgeons are specialists with extensive experience in dental implant procedures. One of the first steps in your experience with our practice will be an initial consultation, during which your doctor will explain what to expect as part of your treatment. Here is an overview of the process, starting from the day of your surgery. Placing Your Dental Implants Your oral surgeon…

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What is Recovery Like After the Removal of Your Wisdom Teeth?

The Maryland Center will advise you about what to expect following the removal of your wisdom teeth. This helps make your recovery as comfortable and efficient as possible. Age tends to play a big role in the length of recuperation because of the nature of wisdom teeth and how the procedure works. Learn about what to expect and how to care for yourself following surgery….

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What Questions Should I Ask My Oral Surgeon Before Getting Dental Implants?

At The Maryland Center, each of our Oral Surgeons has years of experience with dental implant procedures. This background means that we are familiar with the common concerns patients have. Here, we provide an overview of some of the questions you may want to ask during your initial consultation and a brief response to help you prepare for treatment. What Are the Alternatives to Dental…

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