Healing Timeline After Tooth Extraction

Have you ever wondered how long it takes for your gums and bone to heal after a tooth extraction? While recovering from oral surgery, it is important to carefully follow all post-operative instructions. Following these instructions can help speed healing and reduce the risk of complications and infection.  In the first 24 hours following the […]

Unlocking Precision and Accuracy in Dental Implant Surgery with X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation

Are you considering dental implants but concerned about the precision of the procedure? Enter X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation technology – a groundbreaking advancement that is transforming the landscape of dental implant surgery.  Precision Redefined  X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation technology harnesses the power of 3D imaging and real-time guidance to revolutionize the placement of dental implants. […]

Why Your Oral Surgeon Needs to Obtain a Comprehensive Medical History?

Did you know that your medical history plays an important role in your oral surgery outcome? A comprehensive medical history includes information about health problems, past surgeries, drug allergies, and any adverse reactions to anesthesia in the past. You will also want to know the names of any Over-the-Counter (OTC) and prescription medications that you […]

Cone Beam CT Imaging in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Cone Beam CT Imaging ExamplesA Cone Beam CT scanner uses a special technology to generate 3D images of dental structures, soft tissues, nerve paths, and bone in the craniofacial region in a single scan. At Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Carbondale, CBCT imaging is indicated for deeply impacted teeth, implants, some bone grafting procedures, pathology such as cysts, tori […]

"OMS Carbondale, the leading experts in implant dentistry, hosts CE for local dentists”

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Carbondale is dedicated to providing continuing education and professional growth opportunities for our Southern Illinois Dental community. Last Thursday evening, over 40 dental professionals met to discuss how today's technology and utilizing available restorative options can help to overcome challenges in Dental Implant Restoration. A big thank you to our […]

Regain Your Smile, Improve Your Life: The Advantages of Dental Implants

Dr. with dental patientMissing teeth are more than just a cosmetic issue because they have long term consequences for your oral health and facial structure. Patients who have chosen dental implants have reported an increased quality of life due to the many advantages of implants including the improved ability to eat and chew, improved facial and bone features […]