Educational Articles

Lakewood Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist is proud to act as a source for patient education and promote oral surgery as a specialist to the community.

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Wisdom Teeth: Pain-free

Although your wisdom teeth may not be causing you any pain,are they silently risking your health? Every patient (and parent) to know that pain-free doesn’t mean problem-free when it comes to wisdom teeth.

Understanding the Benefits of Dental Implants

A Patient’s Guide: More than half of today’s population is affected by the loss of one or more teeth. Because our lifestyles, social activities, and appearances are so much a part of our individual uniqueness, tooth loss may be a deeply personal issue. However, with…

Got Wisdom Teeth?

What are wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the last teeth to develop and erupt into the mouth. Wisdom teeth normally begin to erupt between the ages of 12 and 25. Most people do not have enough room for these extra teeth and they frequently become…

Treatment and Prevention of Bisphosphonate Induced Osteonecrosis of the Jaws

Bisphosphonates are therapeutic agents utilized in the treatment of osteoclast-mediated bone loss due to osteoporosis, hypercalcemia of malignancy, Paget’s disease of the bone, multiple myeloma, and metastatic malignancies such as breast, kidney, prostate and lung…