When Should Anesthesia Be Considered?

Do you ever get nervous or anxious about sitting in the dental surgical chair? If you fear going to the dentist, you are not alone. Don’t worry, it’s completely normal. Dental fear/anxiety is a widely recognized problem affecting a large proportion of the population, resulting in avoidance and/or difficulty in accepting dental care.

April 3, 2019

Oral Cancer and Risk Factors

Regular dental checkups are imperative for excellent oral health and a lively smile. What you may not realize is that while your dentist is performing a dental checkup, they are also looking for oral tissue or lesions that can signify oral pre-cancerous lesions or oral cancer. Oral cancer is a devastating disease with no significant […]

March 12, 2019

What Is a Sinus Lift and How Would One Benefit Me?

A sinus lift is a common bone grafting procedure that is performed when there is not enough bone in the upper jaw to accommodate a dental implant. It is becoming increasingly more popular as more people are desiring dental implants to replace their missing teeth.

November 13, 2018

The Importance of Safety in Maxillofacial Offices

The work we provide for our patients is done with the intention that they can feel better about themselves and go forth living a happy and healthy life. None of that is possible without regimented guidelines and a strict focus on quality improvement and safety. Besides ensuring that the work we do is done precisely […]

October 3, 2018

Secure and Safe Ways to Consume and Discard or Destroy Prescription Medicine

Prescription narcotic medications are highly potent, effective and are only administered to individuals that need substantial pain relief, by physicians, pharmacists, dentists, nurse practitioners and optometrists.   Prescription narcotic drugs can create health complications for any person if they are misused or abused. It is vital to know correct and safe methods to take these medications […]

Opioids & How To Identify If Your Loved One Is Addicted

Opioids are a classification of drug that is typically used to combat lingering pain that typical pain-killing gents such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen cannot aid. Prescription opioids have become a hot topic in the news lately because opioids have been so easily prescribed to sick individuals that they end up with addiction complications, which can […]

August 29, 2018