Information for your oral health from Bucks County's leading implant and oral surgeons.

Extreme Bone Loss and Zygomatic Implants

Dental implants are the treatment of choice for replacing missing teeth. They are anchored directly in the jawbone, offering a long-lasting, convenient, and more aesthetically appealing alternative to dentures. However, many patients with missing teeth are told they cannot receive dental implants due to severe bone loss of the jaw. It’s true that dental implants … Continued

4 Reasons Why Missing Teeth Should Be Replaced

Whether caused by periodontal disease, injury, genetic anomalies or other causes requiring extraction, missing teeth are a multi-faceted concern for patients of all ages. Even just one lost tooth can dramatically alter your appearance, affecting one’s self-esteem and willingness to smile. But it isn’t just aesthetics that worries dentists and oral surgeons. Tooth loss can … Continued

Is It Harmful to Delay Wisdom Teeth Removal?

The extraction of the wisdom teeth often isn’t an emergency surgery, simply because dentists evaluate the course of their progression and can spot potential problems well in advance. However, if you delay getting them taken out, you could indeed develop serious complications. Pain, soreness, and pressure in the area are often the first signs that … Continued

What Does Wisdom Tooth Pain Feel Like?

Having your wisdom teeth extracted is a relatively quick and painless procedure with minimal recovery time, but the pain from wisdom tooth eruption can range from mild and intermittent to constant and excruciating. Some people don’t experience wisdom tooth pain at all, but in most cases, dentists will recommend that any erupting wisdom teeth be … Continued

Am I Too Old to Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

Most individuals undergo wisdom teeth removal in their teens or early 20s. Wisdom teeth have a strong potential for causing complications, such as impaction. However, in some cases, a dentist may have advised the patient that extraction was unnecessary. Years or decades afterward, the wisdom teeth may begin to cause problems. If your wisdom teeth … Continued

Have Cold Feet About Getting Dental Implants?

Some 30 percent of Americans report feelings of dental anxiety. Whether a fear of pain, drills or needles, going to the dentist can be a daunting prospect, especially when oral surgery is involved. If you’re scheduled for dental implant surgery and getting anxious about the procedure, we hope the following information can put your mind … Continued

How an Infected Tooth Can Affect Your Health

Choosing to suffer through the pain of an infected tooth without seeking treatment from a dental professional may jeopardize more than just your comfort. Medical studies are increasingly finding a correlation between dental and body health, and are finding that lingering tooth infections could be leading to serious health issues, including illness and disease. How … Continued