If you’re looking for more definition between your chin and your neck, chin liposuction at Arkansas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Hot Springs, AR may be the perfect solution for you. Liposuction has benefited more than 250,000 people in the United States alone and, contrary to popular belief, is not only used for weight loss. Uses and Benefits of Liposuction Liposuction has a variety of uses and benefits, particularly when targeting the chin. Many clients find that even … [Read more...] about 3 Things to Expect after Chin Liposuction
Oral conditions can affect many areas of your life, including confidence, appearance, and sleep quality. Here are seven reasons you should visit Arkansas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Hot Springs for oral and maxillofacial surgery to treat conditions and improve your overall health. 1. Wisdom Teeth Everyone has wisdom teeth, but not everyone can tolerate their growth. For some, the growth of wisdom teeth can cause pain, poor oral hygiene, and swelling, often requiring oral and … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons to See An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder affects roughly 12% of the American population. In some of these cases, corrective jaw surgery is the answer. Here are some common reasons for corrective jaw surgery as well as who is a good candidate and how this surgery can help TMJ discomfort. What is TMJ? TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint, which is the sliding-hinge type joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. Disorders of this joint create pain in and around the jaw, … [Read more...] about Can Corrective Jaw Surgery Fix My TMJ?
Wisdom teeth are known to cause many problems. That’s why about 85% of people have to get them removed. If you’re preparing to join this statistic as an adult, then it’s important to know more about the teeth themselves and how to recover from wisdom tooth removal. How to prepare for the procedure If you want to prepare for your wisdom teeth extraction properly, follow these steps to make the whole process as quick, safe, and painless as possible. 1. Ask your Surgeon any … [Read more...] about Checklist: How to Prepare & Recover from Your Wisdom Teeth Extraction as an Adult
There are many benefits of getting a dental implant. Here’s a closer look at how long they last, how they work, and how dentists use different types of dental implants to improve your smile and oral health. How long do dental implants last? Many patients are surprised to learn that their implants can last for more than 40 years. Some implants even last a lifetime, depending on how well they were placed and restored and how well you take care of them. How do dental implants work? … [Read more...] about How Long Do Dental Implants Last?
You may have often heard over the years that someone needs to have their wisdom teeth removed because they are impacted. What is an impacted wisdom tooth? In short, an impaction of any tooth is when the tooth cannot fully erupt into the dental arch normally, due to bone or gum tissue. It is not always a wisdom tooth that is impacted, but most often this is the case. What Makes a Wisdom Tooth Impacted? A wisdom tooth becomes impacted when it cannot erupt into the dental arch fully … [Read more...] about What is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth