What Is Dental Bone Grafting?
A dental bone grafting procedure replaces portions of the jawbone so it can hold an implant securely. The bone can be your own, a donor’s bone or synthetic bone. Contact our office for an appointment if you want implants, but your jawbone has deteriorated from having missing teeth in your mouth.
How Much Does Dental Bone Grafting Cost?
We base our dental bone grafting fee on the size of the area in your mouth where you need the graft and on the type of bone used for the graft. Our oral surgeon or dentist can tell you your anticipated cost after viewing your X-rays.
Is a Sinus Lift Necessary for Dental Implants?
No, a sinus lift is only necessary if you are having implant surgery in your upper jaw and the dentist needs to augment the jawbone. You may need to have your sinuses lifted to make room for the extra bone.
Do I Need Sedation Before an Oral Surgery Procedure?
Oral sedation will not prevent pain; however, it is very helpful for people who are anxious about the upcoming procedure. If you need a dentist in that uses sedation, call our office to schedule your appointment.
What Is the Cost of Dental Sedation?
The sedation dentistry cost for your procedure depends on the type of sedation administered by our dentist. Nitrous oxide tends to be the least expensive option. Check your dental insurance policy carefully as some plans may cover sedation for specific procedures.
What Is Tooth Extraction Surgery?
When you cannot have a tooth pulled because the tooth isn’t visible in your mouth, you will need tooth extraction surgery. An oral surgeon will make an incision in your gum to reach the tooth and remove it. If you have an impacted wisdom tooth or a tooth that needs a surgical extraction because it broke at the gum line, contact our office for an appointment.
How Much Is a Surgical Tooth Extraction?
Your cost for a surgical tooth extraction primarily depends on where the tooth is located, which determines how many roots the tooth will have. Your cost will also depend on whether you have dental insurance that covers extractions.
Is it Painful to Have Wisdom Teeth Extracted?
We do everything possible to ensure that you do not feel any pain at all during the procedure. You may have some pain after the surgery, but this is normal. Our oral surgeon will help you with pain management as part of your aftercare.
Why Is Oral Pathology Important?
Oral pathology can determine whether a tissue sample contains cancerous cells. Oral pathology is also used to identify and treat other diseases of the mouth. When oral cancer is diagnosed in an early stage and the patient receives timely treatment, he or she has a higher the chance of survival.
Who Treats Oral Cancer?
Treating oral cancer takes a multidisciplinary team. If you’re looking for an oral surgeon who can work with chemotherapy and radiation oncologists and other medical practitioners, contact our office today.
What Will Cancer Treatment Cost Me?
Oral cancer treatment costs vary widely. Your costs depend on your treatment plan, the stage of your cancer, and your insurance coverage.
Is IV Sedation Sleep Dentistry?
Yes, people call IV sedation twilight dentistry or sleep dentistry because of the pleasant, relaxed state it induces. If you have been searching for a local sleep dentist, contact our office to arrange your appointment.
How Much Does Sleep Dentistry Cost?
Typically, the cost for sleep dentistry depends on the medications used and the length of your procedure. Your dentist can give you an estimate of the cost for your sedation before the surgery. Check your dental insurance policy, while sedation coverage is rare, plans do vary in their coverage.
Is an Oral Surgeon a Dentist as Well as a Surgeon?
Yes, all oral surgeons have graduated from dental school. After that, they are accepted into a hospital-based residency program, where they spend at least four years. During their residency, oral surgeons train alongside doctors, studying advanced anesthesia techniques, pathology and more. Are you looking for an experienced local oral surgeon? If so, call our office to schedule your appointment.
What Do Oral Surgeons Charge for a Visit?
Your charge for a visit with an oral surgeon will depend on the reason for the visit. We strive to serve the community by offering high-quality, affordable care.