How Painful Is Dental Bone Grafting?
A dental bone graft is not painful; oral surgeons take care to ensure that you are completely numb during the procedure. Following the aftercare instructions can minimize any pain you may feel after the surgery.
What Does Dental Bone Grafting Cost?
Our fee for a dental bone graft procedure will depend on how extensive the graft is and whether your own bone or synthetic bone is used. You can talk to our dentist about the anticipated cost; call today to schedule a consultation.
Why Did My Oral Surgeon Suggest a Sinus Lift?
If you’ve had missing teeth in your upper jaw for a while, you may need a sinus lift before getting implants. If you need additional bone at the site where the maxillary sinus membrane is, an oral surgeon or dentist will lift your sinus to make room for the additional bone.
What Is Sedation Dentistry?
We offer a variety of measures to help you relax during dental procedures and oral surgery. Our dentist or oral surgeon will go over your options with you to help you select a suitable one in your case.
How Much Will Sedation Cost?
Your cost for sedation dentistry depends on the type of sedation used and the length of your procedure. Call today to schedule your appointment; you will receive an estimate of your fee for sedation dentistry from your dentist after he or she reviews your dental goals and needs.
What Is Tooth Extraction Surgery?
Dentists pull teeth that have exposed portions, but teeth that can’t be removed without making an incision in the gum require a surgical extraction. Examples of teeth needing a surgical extraction are impacted wisdom teeth and shattered teeth.
What Does a Surgical Tooth Extraction Usually Cost?
Your surgical tooth extraction price depends on the difficulty of the extraction and where the tooth is located in your mouth. If you have dental insurance coverage, it may cover necessary surgical extractions.
Is Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed Expensive?
Your wisdom teeth removal cost depends on if you are having all four teeth extracted, your sedation or sleep dentistry selection, and whether you have medical or dental insurance that will cover the cost. Contact our office to learn more.
What Is an Oral Pathologist?
Oral surgeons study pathology in their surgical residency. An oral pathologist is a person who diagnoses diseases in the oral and maxillofacial area by testing tissue samples. An oral pathologist may diagnose oral cancer from testing a tissue sample for cancer cells. Additionally, an oral pathologist may make treatment recommendations. If you need oral pathology services, please call our office and schedule an appointment.
How Often Do I Need a Cancer Screening?
If you are a healthy adult without any risk factors, you should have an oral cancer screening annually. If you smoke or drink heavily, or you have other risk factors, speak to your dentist about how often you should have a screening.
What Would Oral Cancer End Up Costing Me?
It is impossible to calculate the direct and indirect costs of oral cancer treatment. While your health insurance company may cover some of the costs, you will be responsible for doctor, dentist and oral surgeon visits, chemo and/or radiation therapy and possibly surgery, depending on your treatment plan.
Is IV Sedation Safe?
Yes, IV sedation is quite safe. First, our dentist will review your medical history and confirm with you about any allergies or bad reactions to the drugs used in the IV sedation solution for your procedure. Let our dentist know if you have sleep apnea or and other breathing issues. If you have been trying to locate a sleep dentist in Alliance, your search is over. Call our office to book your consultation today.
What’s the Price for IV Sedation?
Your dentist will go over your anticipated cost with you prior to your procedure.
What Is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?
Oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the correct name for an oral surgeon. Oral surgeons spend years training in surgical residencies after dental school; they are both licensed dental and medical practitioners. To see a skilled oral surgeon, call our office to schedule your appointment. We welcome new patients.
Are Oral Surgeons Expensive?
We do our best to keep our fees affordable without compromising the quality of care you receive. Your fee for oral surgery services will depend on the type of treatment required.