About 40 million Americans do not have any teeth. If you are missing all your teeth, need to have your remaining teeth removed, or have ongoing problems with them, you might be interested in understanding your options. How can you decide which option is right for you?... Read more »
As some of the most advanced forms of dental implants, Zirconia implants offer even more benefits to our patients. In general, dental implants offer renewed oral function and natural-looking crowns, and they have long been the preferred tooth-replacement option for patients who have loose or missing teeth. And while dental implants are traditionally made from titanium and assembled using multiple pieces, the newer zirconia implants are a more advanced option that offers flexibility for patients and fewer steps to achieve smile restoration.... Read more »
As board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the doctors of Central Florida Oral & Facial Surgery have extensive experience in tooth extraction and perform the procedure on a daily basis. Patients in The Villages, FL frequently require extractions to replace damaged or diseased teeth with a natural-looking restoration. Our doctors also extract teeth to support orthodontic treatment and space management.... Read more »
An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck” and cannot erupt into function. The Villages, FL patients frequently develop problems with impacted third molar (wisdom) teeth. These teeth get “stuck” in the back of the jaw and can develop painful infections among a host of other problems (see Wisdom Teeth Removal under Procedures).... Read more »
The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin (mucosa) that is smooth and coral pink in color. Any alteration in this appearance could be a warning sign for a pathological process. The most serious of these is oral cancer. The following can be signs at the beginning of a pathologic process or cancerous growth:... Read more »
If you are the parent of a teenager, now may be the right time to explore whether your child needs wisdom teeth removal. Patients typically have this common oral surgery between the ages of 15 and 17 to prevent discomfort, pain, and oral health complications later in life. Older patients who are already experiencing these symptoms can also benefit from the procedure.... Read more »
A bone graft is usually placed to either preserve bone after a tooth extraction or to rebuild lost bone and add support for dental implants. Patients in The Villages, FL may have been told by other providers that they are not a candidate for dental implants because they don't have enough healthy bone for support.... Read more »
Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery) can address a broad range of functional and aesthetic issues. The specialists at Central Florida Oral & Facial Surgery have years of training and practice in these procedures, and we provide supportive and individualized care at every step.... Read more »
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders are a family of problems related to your complex jaw joint. If you have had symptoms like pain or a "clicking" sound, you'll be glad to know that these problems are more easily diagnosed and treated than they were in the past.... Read more »
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As board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons, the doctors at Central Florida Oral & Facial Surgery provide excellence through technological innovation. We take devoted to providing life-changing results for patients, no matter their condition. Our doctors are skilled in dental implant placement and wisdom teeth removal, as well as facial and cosmetic surgery.
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