Foods to eat after wisdom teeth removal

Best Foods to Eat Post Oral Surgery

Happy national chocolate milk shake day! In honor of this holiday, we are sharing the best foods and drinks to consume post oral surgery (of course that includes chocolate milk shakes). ...
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Punch to the Face

Treating Facial Injuries with Oral Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specifically trained to treat and repair facial trauma including any injury to the mouth, face, or jaw. At Davis Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center, Dr. Davis is skilled in helping treat facial and lip lacerations; knocked out teeth; broken facial bones including...
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Effects of Missing teeth

Effects of Missing Teeth on your Oral Health

The effects of missing teeth go way deeper than just a crooked smile. In fact, missing teeth often compromise your overall oral health. There are a number of problems that can arise from loss of functional teeth, including: ...
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Wisdom Teeth Dry Socket

Answering Dry Socket FAQs

After getting your wisdom teeth removed by a dentist or oral surgeon, there is a small chance that you can develop dry sockets. To help educate you about dry sockets, we are answering patients’ frequently asked questions. Q: What is a dry socket? A: Also known as Alveolar Osteitis, dry...
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Top 3 Reasons to Invest in Dental Implants

Dental implants are the preferred way to handle tooth replacements today. Besides no longer having to hold your teeth in a cup, there are plenty of other noteworthy benefits to choosing dental implants over bridges or dentures. As an oral surgeon who is very familiar with the technology...
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How to Know When Jaw Surgery is Necessary

Othognathic, also known as reconstructive jaw surgery, is the procedure that corrects problems with the position and form of the upper and lower jaw bones. There are many instances in which jaw surgery may be necessary to improve a number of vital functions: speaking, eating, chewing, and breathing. Rarely...
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Dental Implants Raleigh, NC

Caring for Dental Implants

Caring for New Dental Implants You’ve recently decided to get new dental implants, and you may be feeling a little anxious as to what to expect post-surgery. Your oral surgeon will give you specific post-operative instructions the day you receive your dental implants. But to ease your anxiety and...
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Wisdom Teeth: Facts vs. Fiction 

You’ve probably obtained information about wisdom teeth from your friends, family, dentists, or the latest post-wisdom-teeth-removal YouTube sensation. Among all of the information that has been circulated regarding wisdom teeth, it’s probably safe to say you’ve been told a few fibs or two. Let us help you clear the air...
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Post Oral Surgery Pain Relief

In most cases, oral surgery produces a minimum level of discomfort; however, there are a handful of instances when an oral surgical procedure may involve a small period of pain. To help ease your discomfort and accelerate your recovery time, read below for a few helpful suggestions. Before Surgery To minimize any...
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Treating Impacted Canine Teeth

What is an impacted tooth? An impacted tooth is a tooth that is unable to functionally erupt. Most patients are familiar with impacted wisdom teeth, but are probably unaware of the problems that can occur if upper cuspid canine teeth are impacted as well. Because wisdom teeth have no...
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