Why Should I Have Wisdom Teeth Removal When I’m Young?

The Maryland Center recommends that patients have wisdom teeth removal between ages 17 and 21 unless a dental evaluation determines that this timing should be sooner or later. At this age, a parent is usually managing the process for their young adult child, consulting with their general dental practitioner or Orthodontist about which Oral Surgeon to use and then contacting our offices for further guidance….

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How Can I Prevent a Dry Socket Following Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Dry socket is a painful condition that can occur after wisdom teeth removal. At The Maryland Center, our surgeons and staff have the experience to recognize this issue and to help patients resolve it effectively. Dry socket typically occurs with patients who have a lower tooth that was causing discomfort, pain, or other complications before the surgeon extracted it. The term “dry socket” is historical;…

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What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth and Why Remove Them?

Wisdom teeth are your third molars. There are usually two on the bottom arch of your mouth and two on the top arch, and they grow at the very back of the mouth. For many people, inadequate space in the jaw causes problems for the development of these molars. If the teeth are unable to emerge completely from the gums, they become “impacted” wisdom teeth….

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What Advantages Do Dental Implants Offer Over Dental Bridges?

Whether you have lost a tooth to injury or disease and decay have weakened your teeth, dental implants provide the desired solution for tooth replacement. At The Maryland Center, our practitioners are specialists in oral surgery and the field of implant dentistry. They recommend dental implant treatment to patients who require tooth replacement because of the advantages that it holds over alternatives. Dental Implants and Long-Term Oral Health…

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Pain Medication Following Surgery

Many people want to know which pain medication works effectively after oral surgery. Baltimore Oral Surgeon, Dr. Julius Hyatt discusses the right doses for different types of over-the-counter medication and which are ideal for you.

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Nitrous Oxide for Children During Dental Procedures

Baltimore Oral Surgeon, Dr. Julius Hyatt, talks about how they handle the majority of children undergoing oral surgery at the Maryland Center For Oral Surgery & Dental Implants. He explains the types of anesthesia used on children, how it affects them, and how parents can prepare both their children and themselves for the procedures.

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How to Discuss Oral Surgery With Your Child

Children tend to latch onto keywords out of context, such as “hurt” or “pain” and interpret them in a different way than the parents intend. At the Maryland Center For Oral Surgery & Dental Implants, we want to set up children for success and avoid saying things like, “this won’t hurt you at all,” which will not help your child. Parents need to be careful…

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