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Dr. Michael Allard has created this informative blog to help educate the community. At Arrowhead Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery our hope is this blog will help the cover subjects you may be interested in.
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When Is A Gum Graft Needed?
What You Need to Know Before Getting Double Jaw Surgery?
How Long Do Oral Surgery Procedures Take?
What to Expect After Dental Bone Grafting
What is Bone Grafting?
Do You Need a Referral to See an Oral Surgeon?
Your Options When Only One Tooth is Missing
What Goes into a Full Mouth Reconstruction?
Why You May Want to See Us If Your Jaw Hurts After Falling
Do You Have an Infection of Your Salivary Gland?
Numbing First Means Scaling and Root Planing is Often Painless
Can Oral Cancer Show Up on Dental X-rays?
Pain in Your Mouth After a Car Accident Requires at Least an Exam
Benefits of Getting Implant Supported Dentures Placed
Ways of Keeping Your Body from Rejecting an Oral Implant
Things to Keep in Mind after Oral Sedation
Symptoms Your Salivary Gland Is Infected
Can Oral Surgeons Like Us Correct a Crossbite?
Benefits of a Tuberosity Reduction
Signs You Dislocated Your Jaw
How Can You Tell if You Need a Sinus Lift?
Cone Beams Can Increase Dental Implant Accuracy
What Is a Root Resection?
Come In to See Us if You Were In a Recent Car Accident
Ways of Getting Ready Prior to Oral Surgery
Things You Should Avoid After Oral Surgery
Could You Have a Peg Tooth?
Why Does Your Jaw Hurt Following an Auto Accident?
Always See an Oral Surgeon After an Auto Accident
Facial Reconstruction After Trauma Is Something We Can Help With
Who is Most Prone for TMD?
Signs to Watch for If You Are At Risk for Sleep Apnea
Should You Wear Jaw Support to Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms?
Reason for One-Sided Jaw Pain
When is Dental Bonding a Bad Idea?
What Recommendations Are There for Picking Out the Perfect Toothpaste?
Treatment Options We Can Offer for Sleep Apnea
Times Where You May Need a Graft on the Roof of Your Mouth
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Needs Treatment
Most Common Types of Dental Implants
Having an Infected Oral Piercing is Very Dangerous
First Signs Most People Get Who Develop Oral Cancer
How Can I Tell if a Tooth is Getting Impacted?
Does Gum Increase Your Risk of TMJ Pain?
Why You Need to Treat a Dental Abscess ASAP
What to Know Before Having Wisdom Teeth Pulled
Is It a Good Idea to Keep Your Wisdom Teeth if They Are Not Hurting Anything?
How to Prepare Your Home Prior to Oral Surgery
Can Oral Surgery Improve How Your Dentures Fit?
Signs You Need to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Pulled
Most Common Questions We Get About Oral Biopsies
Do Teeth Take Damage When You Clench Them?
Do You Have Ringing in Your Ears? We May Be Able to Relieve That Pressure
Signs You Have Untreated Bruxism
Why TMJ Pain Often Gets Worse with Stress
How an Oral Splint Can Help Relieve TMJ Discomfort
How a Dislocated Jaw is Treated
Jaw Pain Following Any Type of Fall Signals a Problem
Is Recovery from Oral Surgery Different if You Have IV Sedation During Surgery?
How to Get Ready Prior to Oral Surgery
How Sleep and TMJ Problems Are Connected
What Can Be Done to Treat an Impacted Tooth?
We Can Help with Ringing in Your Ears If You Tell Us Soon Enough
How Texture Changes in Your Mouth Could Be Pointing to Oral Cancer
How Sleeping with Your Mouth Open and Snoring Damages Your Oral Health
What Happens When You Struggle with Jaw Resorption?
Do Gums Suffer When You Regularly Clench Your Teeth?
Why Do Your Jaw Muscles Hurt After an Auto Accident?
Why Are Abscesses So Dangerous?
How Long Can You Rely on Temporary Dental Implants Before the Real Ones Are Ready?
How Does an Oral Surgeon Remove an Impacted Tooth?
How to Heal Following Having Stitches Removed
How Oral Surgeons Can Also Help Place Hearing Aids
Pros and Cons of Bone Grafting Procedures
Learning How to Speak with Oral Surgeons when you Have Concerns
How The Jaw is Affected By All on 4 Implants
How Mouth Guards Reduce Tooth Damage
Aggravating Foods When You Suffer from TMD
What Most People Want to Know Before All on 4
What Can Happen if Your Jaw Grows Unevenly?
What Activities to Avoid When You Have TMD
Starting the Conversation about TMJ with Your Oral Surgeon
Signs You Need to Get an Oral Cancer Screening
How Posture Impacts Your Jaw
Getting Help if a Crown Cracks Off
How Long Do Wisdom Teeth Take to Come In?
Having a Second Root Canal Can Get Anything Left Behind After the First
How to Lower Your Chances of Implant Rejection
How Long Should You Avoid Exercise Following Implant Surgery?
Starting the Conversation When Your Jaw Hurts
Signs You Have an Infected Oral Piercing
The Dangers Oral Surgeons See with Oral Piercings
Talking to an Oral Surgeon About a Cracked Tooth
Signs You Have Uneven Jaw Growth
Do You Have a Fractured Tooth?
What Does It Mean if Your Oral Surgeon Says You Need Endodontic Surgery?
What Do You Do if a Wisdom Tooth Breaks?
Ways of Helping an Exposed Canine Shift into Place
Uncommon Signs of Oral Cancer
What is a Tuberosity Reduction?
Top 6 Questions People Have About Dental Implants
Does Your Entire Mouth Need to Be Reconstructed?
Could a Single Nerve Cause TMJ Misery?
Seeing Your Oral Surgeon When Your Sinuses Hurt?
Talk to Your Oral Surgeon About Ringing in Your Ears
Things to Remember When Recovering From Oral Surgery
Keeping Your Jaw From Hurting This Winter
When Your Jaw Clicks, Go In and See Your Oral Surgeon
Healing After Bone Grafting: What You Should Know
Foods to Avoid When Your TMJ Hurts
Does Your Jaw Hurt Because You Slouch?
Getting Dental Implants, Consider Some Diet Restrictions
Ever Get That Feeling That You're Going to be a Star?
What is Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery?
Recovering from Oral Surgery
Do I Need a Sinus Lift?
Helping Your Dental Implant to be Successful
3 Surprising Symptoms of a TMJ Problem
When Does Surgical Tooth Extraction Become a Necessity?
Treating a Dislocated or Fractured Jaw
How to Care for Your Child after His Oral Surgery with IV Sedation
Can an X-Ray Detect Oral Cancer?
Don't Treat Snoring by Simply Canceling Out the Noise
Important Info about Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
Can't You Just Teach Yourself to Stop Clenching Your Teeth?
Will Getting More Sleep Help with Your TMD Pain?
What Conditions Can an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Treat?
Anesthesia and Oral Surgery
The Denture Era - Is it Coming to an End?
Congenitally Missing Teeth and How to Replace Them
A Step-by-Step Look at Surgical Tooth Extractions