Northwest Oral & Facial Surgery

An Overview of Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial surgery is an umbrella term that encompasses surgical treatment of a variety of diseases, defects and injuries that occur in the head, neck, face, or jaw. It might be in the hard or soft mouth tissues, in the maxillofacial (jaw/face) area, or on the neck. Maxillofacial surgery is a term used around the world. […]

Benefits of Dental Implants

There was a time when, if you lost your teeth, you didn’t have many options. Bridges and dentures were all that was available, but dental implants have provided a third possibility. As replacement tooth roots, dental implants provide a permanent solution to tooth loss. With implants as a foundation for teeth, patients can choose from […]

When Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

Ask a dentist when wisdom teeth should be removed, and the answer you get may be, well, it depends. Wisdom teeth are simply no longer necessary—people don’t need to tear through foods like they did eons ago (not even if they’re on the Paleo diet). Some people aren’t even born with wisdom teeth at all, […]