Dental implants have been available for several decades, but you may not understand how these artificial teeth work or what your experience with dental implants will entail. Dr. Aaron Baldwin and Dr. Daron Praetzel of Arkansas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Hot Springs wants their patients to know their tooth replacement options. They have provided the information below so that you can better understand dental implants including their structure, purpose, benefits, and the implant placement … [Read more...] about How Do Dental Implants Work?
Surgeons perform chin reshaping surgery, or genioplasty and sometimes mentoplasty is used to reshape the chin through a surgical procedure. This procedure involves a surgeon either placing a chin implant or reduction of the existing bone of the chin area. After the chin surgery, what can you expect, as far as healing and post-operative discomfort? Surgeons often perform this in a combined procedure which involves chin, neck, and nose reshaping. Why is Chin Surgery Performed? Surgeons … [Read more...] about What To Expect After Chin Reshaping Surgery
If you have decided to undergo a cosmetic surgery procedure, then we want to be the first to tell you congratulations. We know that finding a facial cosmetic surgeon in Hot Springs and choosing your procedure can be overwhelming. That is why it is important to ask the right questions about cosmetic facial surgery. We help patients ask questions that allow them to better know their surgeon and better understand the procedure, results, and recovery. The importance of asking your facial … [Read more...] about 6 Questions to Ask Your Facial Cosmetic Surgeon
Patients undergo laser resurfacing treatment, or laser surgery, as a cosmetic procedure for acne scars that uses a laser to shed layers of skin. If acne scars affect your complexion, then imagine waking up with a smooth, even skin tone. Laser resurfacing for acne scars can provide this appearance, even after as little as one treatment. Doctors also perform this procedure for other skin issues, including wrinkles, age spots, uneven skin tone, and sun damage. According to the American Board … [Read more...] about Do You Have Acne Scars? Laser Resurfacing Can Help!
What Causes Bone Loss? Has your dentist told you that you do not have enough bone for dental implants? Or are you uncertain if you have enough bone for your dental implants procedure? You may be a patient in need of a bone graft. Bone loss is most often caused by a number of diseases, including periodontal disease or even an infected or missing tooth. If a tooth has fallen out or been extracted, the bone that was previously supporting that tooth will eventually start to … [Read more...] about Bone Grafting Procedures and Recovery
Corrective jaw surgery is performed for a wide variety of reasons, from cosmetics to functional anomalies. Regardless of the reason for the surgery, it is important to know what to expect throughout your procedure, and who is the proper surgeon to perform your surgery. At Arkansas Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons we can lead you through this process. What are the Most Common Reasons for Corrective Jaw Surgery? Corrective jaw surgery is performed for a variety of reasons. Some of the … [Read more...] about The Most Common Reasons for Jaw Surgery