Bisphosphonates and Dental Procedures Dental Implants NJ

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Osteonecrosis of the jaw can occur when the blood supply to the upper and lower jaws is compromised. Some researchers suggest that bisphosphonate drugs lessen the body’s ability to resorb bone. This is a process that naturally takes place in order to allow the formation of new bone cells. When the ability to remodel and grow new bone is impaired, …

Dental Implants: When is a Bone Graft Recommended?

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Whether you have been missing teeth for several years or need to have a tooth extracted, when considering replacing missing teeth with dental implants it is imperative to have a bone graft. Over a period of time, the jawbone associated with missing teeth atrophies. This often leaves the jawbone unsuitable for the placement of dental implants. In these situations, most …

Benefits of Botox cosmetic Treatment

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At Prestige Oral Surgery we are concerned with the harmony and balance of the facial structures, and Botox can help patients achieve this goal. What Is Botox Used For? Botox eliminates dynamic wrinkle lines, like crow’s feet and worry lines, which develop as a result of repeated contractions of the facial muscles. Botox cannot correct all of the effects that …

The Benefits Of Teeth In A Day With Dental Implants

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While many people still use dentures, dental implants have become the preferred method. They stay in place to provide full functionality and a natural appearance. With Teeth-in-a Day, the change is immediate. Patients can have their dentures replaced with dental implants in one single appointment. Using 3D Cone Beam technology, a scan of your jaw is created and used to …

What is an Abscessed Wisdom Tooth?

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If you are experiencing continuous throbbing or severe pain from any tooth, that is a sign of an abscess. Wisdom teeth are particularly susceptible to abscesses because of their location. It is very difficult to keep the rearmost portion of the jaw clear of bacteria, especially when the wisdom teeth are partially erupted. Patients faced with an infection of one …

Dental Implants: Which Teeth Can Be Replaced?

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Which Teeth Can Be Replaced By Dental Implants? Patients with missing teeth no longer need to rely on bridges and dentures to replace their teeth. It is difficult to enjoy life with an incomplete smile and many patients fear social situations and smiling around others because missing teeth affects their self-esteem. Any missing tooth can now be replaced seamlessly thanks …

Do dental implants have an expiration date?

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There are a few options in dentistry when it comes to replacing missing teeth: dentures, bridges or implants. In certain cases when several teeth are missing, a combination of implants and dentures or implants and bridges are a good option. But how long do implants last? Some patients who are frustrated with their teeth may decide that the best solution …

The Benefits of 3D Cone Beam CT Scan Prestige Oral Surgery

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At Prestige Oral Surgery we utilize 3D Cone Beam CT Scanning Technology for our treatment planning. 3D Cone Beam technology provides highly accurate 3D radiographic images for the diagnosis, planning and treatment of oral surgery problems. Our patients can view their scan along with Dr. Erakat, allowing them to better understand their diagnosis, treatment plan, and expected outcome, all in …

Don’t Ignore Your Wisdom Teeth

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It’s ideal to have wisdom teeth expelled in early adulthood if necessary. For the individuals who hold up until a more established age, the dangers and intricacies related to wisdom tooth expulsion are bound to increase Not Removed Wisdom Teeth Complications First, we must explain the complications that can result if wisdom teeth are not removed. The problems include: 1. …

Recovery Process After Dental Implants Franklin Township, NJ

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As dental implants increase in popularity, the surgical procedures to place them are quite common. Still, many people are nervous about this procedure, perhaps not really knowing what to expect. Before the implant surgery you will undergo a complete dental exam. Everything is planned out in advance so that we know the exact location along the jaw to place the …