oral and maxillofacial surgery

San Diego’s Expert in Dental Implants

Dental implants change the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Statistics show that 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal, or tooth decay. Furthermore, […]

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month ~ Spread the Word

Did you know that there are about 50,000 people diagnosed oral cancer each month in the US?   Celebrities Sammy Davis Jr, Rod Stewart, Roger Ebert, Burl Ives, Eddie Van Halen, and George Harrison have all suffered from oral cancer. Former Presidents Grover Cleveland and Ulysses S. Grant also had oral cancer, as have former NFL […]

San Diego’s Expert in Dental Implants

Dental implants are changing the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. Statistics show that 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal, or tooth decay. […]

Treating and Preventing Facial Injury

Play Hard. Play Safe. Prevent Facial Injury. Did you know that most sports-related facial fractures among children occur when they’re trying to catch a baseball or softball? According to new research, these injuries are relatively common, and they can be serious. Study Leader Dr. Lorelei Grunwaldt and colleagues at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh examined […]

What Is An Oral Surgeon and Why Would I Need To See One?

What Does It Take To Be An Oral Surgeon? Sometimes we forget what our doctors and care providers went through to become highly trained professionals. While we see them as the caring individuals who “magically” know about our problems and how to fix them, we don’t know all that went into making them specialists. Let’s […]