Every year millions of people experience the benefits of botox. Botox is a medication injected in the desired location of the patient’s face. There are several uses for this treatment, all the way from reducing wrinkles to treating migraines. You might wonder, “How long do dermal fillers last?” And the answer is a surprising 15 to 18 months! These cosmetic solutions will benefit the patient for a long time and they provide lasting results. Dermal fillers are one of the most tried and proven … [Read more...] about Why You Should Go To Your Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon for Botox & Fillers
Not having your teeth touch when you bite, also called an open bite or malocclusion, is more common than you may think. Here at AOMS of Hot Springs, we hear lots of patients saying, “My teeth don’t touch when I bite, what should I do?” Many of them ask if they’re destined to live with such issues forever. Some of them worry about their dental health, while others agonize over the esthetics. But the most significant concern all of them have is whether they can effectively treat it. The short … [Read more...] about My Teeth Don’t Touch When I Bite. Can This Be Treated?
A dental implant is a high-tech, engineered tooth replacement that mimics the structure and look of a whole tooth. A titanium root is inserted into the jawbone and can be used to support a bridge, crown, or denture. A good dental implant should feel, look, and act as a real tooth, and—if properly cared for and maintained—it can last a lifetime. However, before you start asking Google, “Where can I get dental implants in Hot Springs?”, let’s dive a little deeper into who is eligible for dental … [Read more...] about Top 6 Benefits of Dental Implants
Cosmetic maxillofacial surgery repairs physical deformities or malformations caused by injury, disease, burns, birth defects, or aging. It can also improve facial aesthetics or restore normal function. “Maxillofacial” refers to the face and jaws, so any cosmetic surgery related to the face or jaw is called a “maxillofacial surgery.” Many people think of a traditional cosmetic surgery facelift when they think about cosmetic surgery, but maxillofacial surgery covers a wide range of procedures … [Read more...] about What Procedures are Considered a Cosmetic Maxillofacial Surgery?
Dear Patients, Visitors, Family & Friends, In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we realize our patients have questions. As dedicated healthcare professionals, we want you to know that we remain as diligent as ever in protecting the health and safety of our patients and staff. Our practice strictly adheres to and exceeds the standards for infection control by wearing personal protective gear, using hospital-grade disinfectants, … [Read more...] about Important Information Regarding COVID-19
An estimated 10 million impacted wisdom teeth are surgically extracted each year in the US. Removing them can help free up more space in your mouth, resolve bad breath caused by decay, or relieve any pain they cause. Even if your wisdom teeth are not currently causing problems, they may later in life. Many Americans ask their dentists, “When should I have my wisdom teeth removed?” The answer to this may differ by the patient, but the answers to many questions about wisdom teeth stay largely … [Read more...] about Wisdom Teeth Removal Q&A