Archive for the ‘ Oral Surgery ’ Category

Oral Surgery Infection Prevention and Control

Oral surgery infection prevention and control is comprised of two main components – precautions taken in preparation of and during surgery and those prescribed post-surgery.  You may be assured that Texas Oral Surgery Group takes infection prevention and infection control very seriously. Patient safety is our team’s highest priority and that means adhering to stringent […]

Signs You May Have Untreated Bruxism

Do you often wake up with sore jaw muscles or a headache? How about general aching in the face, head or neck? Before you write it off as the effects of life’s everyday stressors, take a moment to consider that it might be something more. Bruxism is a condition that causes you to grind, gnash […]

How to Prepare Your Home BEFORE Oral Surgery

While you may not feel lucky when you hear you need oral surgery, there are benefits to being able to schedule your procedure. Primarily, you’re able to prepare for your recovery, and, as with most things in life, preparation is key for a successful recovery. We know that oral surgery isn’t fun but making a […]

Platelet Rich Fibrin and Its Role in Oral Surgery

When faced with the prospect of oral surgery, patients are understandably concerned about a number of factors, including recovery time and the risk of infection. Fortunately, advances in dentistry over the years have led to improved results and overall patient experience. One such advancement is the use of Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF). PRF is a […]

Can Oral Surgery Improve How Your Dentures Fit?

With dentures, comfort and fit go hand-in-hand. Like pieces of a puzzle, the denture, gum and jaw must all fit together properly to ensure the most comfortable fit possible. For some patients, oral surgery is necessary to create the right alignment before being fitted for dentures. This is known a pre-prosthetic surgery. When is pre-prosthetic […]

Anticoagulants and Oral Surgery

With the aging of the population, and their increased need for medications for cardiovascular and neurologic conditions, many older patients are on some form of anticoagulant therapy. You have probably heard these anticoagulant medications called “blood thinners”.  A new class of medications called Direct Acting Oral Anticoagulants (DAOC’s) are being commonly prescribed. They are used […]

Oral Surgeons Role in the Management of Hospitalized Patients

Oral Surgeons Role in the Management of Hospitalized Patients The field of oral surgery is unique in that it combines the art and science of both dentistry and medicine. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons have a distinctive set of knowledge and skills that enables them to diagnose and treat a spectrum of conditions in the head […]

What it Means to be a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

What it means to be a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery At Texas Oral Surgery Group, we understand that choosing a surgeon – even under the best of circumstances – can be stressful. We also know that a doctor’s training and experience makes a difference. In addition to a combined […]

How Oral Surgeons Are Uniquely Qualified to Manage Complex Medical Conditions

How Oral Surgeons Are Uniquely Qualified to Manage Complex Medical Conditions Sometimes determining where to go for service can be hard – do you take your car to the dealership or the independent shop down the street? For most people the answer depends on the work they need done. While you probably don’t need the […]

Your Oral Surgery Experience

Your Oral Surgery Experience To say that oral surgery isn’t on anyone’s bucket list is an understatement – we get it! Surgery can be intimidating, and oral surgery is no exception. Whether it’s dental implants or surgery to repair facial trauma, undergoing any medical procedure can be nerve racking. To help patients prepare, we’ve put […]