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Foods to Keep Around During Oral Surgery Recovery
Posted on 8/20/2019 by Andrew Zeiger
There are many steps to a successful oral surgery procedure. All of them play a role in the success or failure of the surgery. Getting an early diagnosis of the problem and preparing for the surgery is the first step. Going through the procedure is the second step. The last step is going through the recovery. You do not want to do everything right before and during the surgery only to ruin it by following a bad diet during the recovery. Keeping these foods ready is a key to a successful recovery from oral surgery. Consider These Foods During the initial stage of recovery, it is best to turn to foods that will not put any stress on the surgical site. Many people will follow a liquid diet during this time. Foods can include broths, shakes and smoothies. It is best to avoid foods high in acid or sugar. Getting foods that are high in vitamins and anti-oxidants can help with the recovery. As you move further away from the oral surgery, you can add other soft foods to your diet. Oatmeal, mashed potatoes, yogurt, Jell-O and pudding are some of the foods that can provide your body with the sustenance, vitamins and minerals it needs. The more time that goes by, the more foods you can add to your diet. It is important to start adding foods that require a little more chewing to exercise the jaw and gums. It is never a good idea to follow a soft food diet for a long period of time because of the damage that this type of diet can cause. No matter what types of food you choose to eat after oral surgery, it is important to think about how eating them makes you feel. If you choose a food that causes pain or discomfort, you may want to wait before trying it again. Healing from oral surgery takes time and effort to get the best results. For more information about this or any other oral health issue, contact our office to schedule an appointment....
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Following an Auto Accident, We Need to Check Your Mouth if You Have Pain
Posted on 8/10/2019 by Andrew Zeiger
If you have been in an auto accident and you have mouth pain, then it is important that you speak with us as soon as possible. We can check to find out if there is any trauma that should be taken care of due to the collision you were in. Auto accidents happen regularly, and many people do not think that their oral health matters, but if you are experiencing any issues because of it, it is important to speak with our dental professionals so that we can provide the best exam to ensure nothing has happened. Reasons and Benefits to Seek Help from Our Office After an Auto Accident After you've been in an auto accident, it is important that you speak with our dental professionals and get an exam if you're experiencing any sort of pain or discomfort in your mouth area. Whether it is something bigger like your jaw, or something more minor like if you have bitten your tongue, this is important. Most people who see an accident coming, clench up. This sometimes includes their jaw, which can lead to problems. One of the biggest benefits is that you can seek out help and payment for the oral issues you're experiencing if you have them checked out right away. Additionally, you will be able to reduce the amount of pain you're in, which is a big consideration, as no one wants to live with oral pain. If you have a broken tooth or other issue, this can be taken care of so you can smile without feeling self-conscious about your broken smile that didn't get fixed. Allow us to help. Give us a call and speak with us today regarding the auto accident you have been in and we will fit you in with an emergency appointment to get the help you need. We can document everything, if needed, and ensure that you get the care you need. Everyone should smile with confidence and ease, even after an auto accident happens....
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It Is Best to Turn to Us When You Need Wisdom Tooth Extraction
Posted on 7/20/2019 by Andrew Zeiger
When you're told that your wisdom teeth need to come out, you probably expect to have that done by a dentist and not by us. After all, removing teeth is something a general dentist does fairly often, while an oral surgeon seems like someone who would only deal with more major procedures. However, there are a few reasons why it's a much better idea to let us remove your wisdom teeth than a general dentist. We're Prepared for Complications While your general dentist may have dealt with their fair share of unexpected complications, we're very familiar with everything that could go wrong during a procedure. One of the main points of training that we go through to become oral surgeons is wisdom teeth removal. We are experts in the full range of necessary extraction procedures and have the knowledge to quickly deal with anything unexpected. You can rest assured that you're in the best hands when you're with us. We Offer IV Sedation Another reason why you may want to come to us instead of a dentist is that we offer full IV sedation. This type of sedation is deeper than what most dentists offer. You'll not remember any of the procedure, and you won't be in any pain. We are trained to use IV sedation in our procedures, so you won't have to worry about the sedative wearing off or feeling anything during the surgery. If you know you need to have your wisdom teeth removed, we're here to assist you every step of the way. We will go over the entire procedure, discuss what will occur during the surgery, and answer all of the questions you may have. Give us a call today to schedule a consultation and preliminary exam so we can get the process started....
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All Posts:

Foods to Keep Around During Oral Surgery Recovery
8/20/2019
Following an Auto Accident, We Need to Check Your Mouth if You Have Pain
8/10/2019
It Is Best to Turn to Us When You Need Wisdom Tooth Extraction
7/20/2019
Is the Ringing in Your Ears Something We Can Treat?
7/10/2019
Why We Sometimes Need to Help You Recover from an Oral Burn
6/20/2019
What Makes the Jaw Hurt
6/10/2019
Not All Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble as They Erupt
5/20/2019
Mouthguards Can Protect Your Teeth from Incidental Damage
5/10/2019
When Is a Bone Graft Considered Healed?
4/20/2019
What We Do During an Oral Biopsy
4/10/2019
Most Common Needs for Dental Crowns
3/20/2019
Is Oral Surgery a Requirement to Treat a Dental Abscess?
3/10/2019
How Bruxism Wears Down Your Enamel
2/20/2019
Do You Need Stronger Sinuses? A Sinus Lift Can Help
2/10/2019
Why Ringing In Your Ears May Stem from a Jaw Problem
1/20/2019
What to Expect During Jaw Reconstruction Recovery
1/10/2019
How to Perform a Self-Exam to Look for Oral Cancer
12/20/2018
How to Get Ready Prior to Oral Surgery
12/10/2018
Having Surgery Prior to Getting Dentures Can Give You a Better Fix
11/20/2018
First Steps to Take Following Dental Trauma
11/10/2018
Signs to Look for If Your Jaw Hurts Following a Car Accident
10/20/2018
Signs of Osteonecrosis That You Need to Be Aware Of
10/10/2018
How Long is Exercise Off Limits Following Oral Surgery?
9/20/2018
How Long Do Bone Grafts Take to Heal?
9/10/2018
Who Needs Apicoectomies and Why?
8/20/2018
When Chewing Gum Hurts Your Jaw, What Do You Do?
8/10/2018
What Happens If Your Child Does Not Get Palate Repair?
7/20/2018
Dangers of Clenching Your Teeth Each Day
7/10/2018
Signs Your Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out
6/23/2018
You May Have Sleep Apnea and Not Know It
6/13/2018
Common Causes of Pain in the Jaw
5/23/2018
Are You Going to Need an Oral Biopsy?
5/13/2018
How Does a Pulpotomy Differ From a Pulpectomy?
4/20/2018
How a Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth
4/10/2018
Types of Bone Grafting Materials
3/20/2018
Treating a Jaw That Grew Unevenly
3/10/2018
Questions to Ask Your Oral Surgeon Before Getting Oral Surgery
2/20/2018
Piercings Can Easily Get Infected - What Signs to Watch Out For
2/10/2018
Signs You Need to Speak with an Oral Surgeon for TMD
1/20/2018
Checking for Oral Cancer Between Visits to the Oral Surgeon
1/10/2018
How to Spot Signs of Bruxism in Yourself
12/20/2017
How to Maintain Oral Health Following Oral Surgery
12/10/2017
Things You May Do that Cause Your Own TMJ Pain
11/23/2017
The Connection Between Unhealthy Teeth and Ringing in Your Ears
11/13/2017
Do You Have an Infection After Oral Surgery?
10/20/2017
Do Overbites Require Repair or Can They be Left?
10/10/2017
Dealing with a Broken Tooth Until You Can Be Seen
9/20/2017
Managing Mouth Pain at Home Before Getting to Your Dentist
9/10/2017
Benefits of Not Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Extracted
8/20/2017
Are Lumps Inside Your Mouth Normal?
8/10/2017
Mouth Guards Reduce Potential Damage for Those Suffering from Bruxism
7/31/2017
Is Eating a Soft Diet for Too Long After Oral Surgery a Problem?
7/20/2017
How an Oral Biopsy is Performed
6/20/2017
Do You Have TMJ Issues That Need Treatment?
6/10/2017
What Should You Do if You Have an Overbite?
5/20/2017
What are the Signs That You Have an Impacted Tooth?
5/10/2017
Is a Custom Mouth Guard in Your Future?
4/20/2017
How Yogurt Can Help You Recover from Oral Surgery
4/10/2017
Should You Opt for Teeth in a Day?
3/20/2017
How to Handle Graft Pain
3/10/2017
Why You May Want to Keep Your Wisdom Teeth
2/20/2017
When You Need Surgery for a Tooth Abscess
2/10/2017
What to Know Before Oral Surgery
1/20/2017
Healing After Implant Surgery - What to Know
1/10/2017
Reducing Swelling Following a Tooth Extraction
12/20/2016
Recovering from an Oral Cancer Biopsy
12/10/2016
How Common is Dental Implant Rejection?
11/20/2016
Can Your Oral Surgeon Treat Your Apnea?
11/10/2016
Can Your Broken Tooth Be Surgically Repaired?
10/20/2016
Are You a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?
10/10/2016
Fixing an Underbite
9/20/2016
Defining Impacted Teeth
9/10/2016
Jaw Pain After a Car Accident, This Might Be the Cause
8/23/2016
How to Recover Immediately Following Oral Surgery
8/13/2016
What is Orthognathic Surgery?
7/30/2016
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