Improve Your Oral Health Even if you don’t have a perfect smile, you have no reason to worry. These days, there are plenty of ways to bring your smile back to its former glory - or even make it look better than ever before! Here at St. Luke’s OMS, we are committed to helping [...]
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What to Expect from Your Jaw Surgery When someone’s teeth don’t meet or their jaw is misaligned, and simpler orthodontic solutions aren’t enough to correct the problem, jaw surgery may be necessary. A misaligned jaw may make it difficult to speak and chew and can result in dental issues, as the misalignment can cause a [...]
Dental Implants Allentown - What is a Hybrid ? While there are a variety of dental replacement options, the dental Implants Allentown costs of certain procedures limit patients’ choices. With the introduction of hybrid implants, patients have begun choosing this solution for their tooth replacement needs. Hybrid Implants offer patients an affordable yet comfortable option [...]
When to Remove Your Wisdom Teeth The human mouth is designed to hold a certain number of teeth, all in one very specific place to serve a very specific function. While most of us grow 32 teeth, the average mouth can only comfortably make room for 28. The four teeth that make the difference typically [...]
What is the Recovery of Dental Implants - Allentown Are you gearing up for a dental implants procedure? The best way to minimize your recovery period and to have a successful implant surgery is to follow proper preparation and recovery tips. Below, we cover all the steps you should take before and after you go [...]
Dentures vs Dental Implants: Choosing the Right Option When it comes to replacement teeth, there are a number of options that can effectively cater to your individual needs. At St. Luke’s OMS, dental implants Allentown and dentures are among the most popular options. Patients often trust our professionals with helping to restore a smile that [...]
Types of Dental Implants: Trefoil Implants vs. All-On-Four Implants Dental implants are designed to give you a smile that looks, feels, and functions like natural teeth. Available in different sizes, heights, and types, the dental implant procedure can vary based on your particular needs. There are two main types of dental implants: Endosteal – The [...]
5 Warning Signs of Gum Disease What is Gum Disease? Gum disease occurs when gums of the mouth are infected. There are three stages of gum disease, the least severe being gingivitis, which can progress to periodontitis and advanced periodontitis. The gums are extremely important to overall health, as they are responsible for holding the [...]
1. Plan Ahead It's important to make plans for your recovery before your surgery by going through what to expect with your oral surgeon. Your dentist should also give you a list of guidelines to follow concerning the procedure, and you should consult them with any questions you may have. Your oral surgeon will likely [...]
Dental Implants Allentown Dental implant surgery is a procedure performed by an oral surgeon or periodontist to replace damaged or missing teeth. Metal rods are surgically fused into the jawbone to act as an anchor for artificial teeth. These teeth look and function much like real ones. Dental implant surgery can offer a more permanent [...]