Veneers Vs. Dental Implants

If your smile needs some work, with damaged, decayed or missing teeth affecting your appearance in ways that you aren’t pleased with, you’ve likely discovered that there are a lot of options available in terms of dental restoration. That variety of options can be confusing for average Washington, DC dental patients, making it difficult to decide what might be the best one to address their particular......
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How Much School Will Your Child Miss Due to Wisdom Teeth Removal?

If your dentist has taken a look at the development of your child’s wisdom teeth and has recommended wisdom teeth removal, you’ll need to know a few things about the process in order to plan effectively. One of the more common aspects of that process that Washington DC parents want to know about is recovery time – in terms of just how much school their kids......
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Image Guided Surgery Vs Traditional Dental Implants

A state-of-the-art technique for the placement of dental implants, image guided surgery is being used by many oral surgeons today. As it has become more common, so too have questions from Washington DC dental patients about the merits of image guided surgery vs. traditional implant placement. There are quite a few advantages of having your implants placed via image guided surgery, which we’ll explain here in......
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X-Nav Technologies Introduces 1st Product to the Oral Surgery Community

Did you know that Dr. Emery is a founder of a medical device company? It’s true. As if being one if DC’s busiest oral and facial surgeons wasn’t enough, Dr. Emery is one of three founders of X-Nav Technologies. X-Nav develops surgical products for the dental market that advance patient care while improving the productivity of the surgeons who use them. Specifically, X-Nav will design and......
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How to Choose the Best Oral Surgeon for Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removal

When your child needs a surgical procedure like wisdom teeth removal, as a parent, you are certainly concerned with ensuring that the procedure goes as smoothly as possible, without any unnecessary discomfort or complications. Choosing the best Washington DC oral surgeon for the job is an important aspect in doing that, since the skill of your surgeon will have great impact on the results of......
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How Long Does it Take to Get Permanent Dentures?

Firmly anchored to the jawbone by dental implants, permanent dentures offer patients replacement teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth, sparing them the discomfort, dietary restrictions, bone loss and other common problems that come with wearing removable dentures. However, many patients are concerned about the length of time they’ll have to wait for those replacement teeth – after all, who wants to be toothless......
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Permanent Dentures Vs Removable Dentures

If you have lost all teeth in one jaw or both or have been recently informed by your dental care professional that total tooth loss is imminent, replacing your teeth as quickly as possible is probably high on your priority list. With total tooth loss, it’s a given that you’ll need a full denture – one that replaces and entire arch of teeth. However, what sort of......
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Wisdom Teeth Removal: How to Know When the Time is Right for Your Child

Wisdom teeth, for the majority of people, will cause problems as they begin to develop in the late teens or early 20s.  The best time for wisdom teeth removal, Washington DC oral surgeons will tell you, is before those problems begin. So how can a parent know when the time is right for their child to have wisdom teeth removal? By being proactive. Make sure that your......
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Dental Implants: What Qualifications Should You Look for in Your Surgeon?

Dental implants are a quite an investment in your oral health and appearance. Not only do they represent a significant investment in terms of time and money, they also have a much longer lifespan than any other dental restoration option available today – which means you’ll likely be living with the results of your implant placement surgery for decades. Of course, if you’re pleased with those......
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What is the Cost of Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Wisdom teeth removal is a procedure that most people will have to undergo at some time in their lives, typically during the teen or early adult years. While third molars, or wisdom teeth that have plenty of room in the jaw to develop straight and strong don’t require removal, that isn’t the case for most people. More often than not, wisdom teeth cause problems. When wisdom......
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