"What our patients are saying about us"

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I recently went to Prestige Oral Surgery for a tooth removal and Dr Erakat and his staff went above and beyond for me. Ashley, Olivia and everyone involved throughout the whole process were nothing but professional and friendly and Dr Erakat was extremely precise, efficient and my surgery was quick and painless. Prior to my visit i was in alot …

Q & A with Dr. Mohammed Erakat

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Q. I’ve been putting this off for months and months, how easy is it to get a tooth replaced? A. Picking up the phone and calling us is the hardest part. Like anything in life, once you get it started it will pretty much flow smoothly. We start with a consultation and x-rays and come up with a treatment plan …

Dental Implants: Delivering a proven, successful solution

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Dental implants are widely recognized to be the most successful method of tooth replacement today. The color, shape and contour of replacement teeth can be adapted to match that of your natural teeth. Maintaining a youthful appearance Significant bone loss can shrink the contours of the jawbone, causing wrinkled lips and a sunken mouth and chin. Dental implants can help …

Oral Health and Overall Health

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In our dental office, you’ll find a caring team that will help make your smile a work of art. Before any treatment begins, we will review your treatment plan with you and gain your consent.  Recent findings are showing that Periodontal disease affects 75 percent of adults over the age of 35. Left untreated, it is the leading cause of …

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 MEN AND WOMEN have a lot in common, but they face significantly different challenges when it comes to keeping their teeth and gums healthy. 😁 Here are some of the major dental health problems that affect men more than women: 1. Being less likely to brush and floss regularly. Men are 20% less likely than women to brush twice a …

Why Should I Consider Dental Implants Over Other Options

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Dental implants are a great option for replacing missing teeth. While there are several options to restore your smile, dental implants have many benefits. First, dental implants mimic a real tooth with a titanium post that screws into the jaw bone and is used to support a crown. Dental implants behave like natural teeth. Dental implants function and look like …

Reasons To Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out

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Many patients wonder, if my wisdom teeth are not bothering me, do I really need to get them out? In short, the answer is most likely! While healthy, completely erupted, correctly positioned wisdom teeth may not need to be removed, there are a number of cases where wisdom teeth would need to be removed.  1. Inflammation and Infection  Because of …

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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 “Wisdom tooth” is a name for our third molars. Typically, these third molars emerge in the back of the mouth and have very little room to erupt due to preexisting teeth. Some people may be born without any wisdom teeth, while some may develop all four – two on the top and two on the bottom. Because wisdom teeth are …

What To Expect During Wisdom Tooth Removal

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 Wisdom tooth removal is one of the most common dental procedures of today! If you are getting your wisdom teeth removed soon, here are some things to expect!  Before Your Procedure  Before your procedure, you will meet Dr. Bouffard to go over what to expect for your personal procedure. He will go over any medications you are taking and answer …

Recovery Period For Wisdom Teeth

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Immediately after your wisdom tooth removal, our staff will discuss some guidelines with you. For instance, we recommend eating soft foods like pudding and shakes. Stay away from hard, crunchy, or sticky foods. Avoid drinking with a straw to prevent dry sockets.  Wisdom teeth recovery can take up to two weeks. You can expect a swollen mouth and cheeks. The …