Scar Prevention

Dental Surgery Oral Surgery

Whether it is an accident or surgery, cuts or lacerations to the facial regions can be a difficult thing to manage for doctors and patient’s alike.  As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, all of the doctors in our practice are trained in the cosmetic repair of lacerations and treatment of all varieties of facial trauma.  We […]

Access to Care

Dental Implants Dental Surgery

One of the significant problems that the healthcare industry faces is access to care.  Access to care has many aspects but primarily involves the ability of a patient to get an appointment for treatment with a doctor.  Everyone has had the experience of calling a doctor’s office and being told that the earliest appointment available […]

Pain Management

Anesthesia Dental Implants

Recently there have been some concerns amongst our patients with regard to the management of pain through medications post-operatively.  These concerns fall on both sides of the argument where some people feel they haven’t been given enough pain medication and others don’t want pain medications at all.  This is a very tricky subject, not just […]

Informed Consent

Anesthesia Dental Implants

Part of the consultation process for any surgical procedure is obtaining informed consent.  Informed consent is the process by which the surgeon explains the procedure being done and the risks, benefits and potential complications which can occur from undergoing a procedure.  Additionally the consent process implies that with full knowledge of what can occur as […]