ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio

I have a bad gag reflex – can sedation dentistry help?

The list of factors that deter patients from the dental office is understandably extensive. Even when dental treatment is clinically necessary, many patients find it difficult to overcome the feeling of denial and the natural tendency to procrastinate. For some patients, a strong gag reflex can even be a significant deterrent from the dental office. […]

Corrective Jaw Surgery: How long will I have to wear braces?

Orthognathic Surgery, also referred to as corrective jaw surgery, is the correction of jaw, tooth, and facial deformities through the combined use of orthodontic treatment and oral maxillofacial surgery in the upper and/or lower jaws. For certain deformities of the jaw, orthodontics alone cannot bring the teeth into a proper and healthy alignment. In order […]

Intraoral Brownish, Bluish or Black Conditions

Often times, oral conditions are defined by their descriptive characteristics and color. A brownish, bluish, or black lesion in the mouth are such conditions and will be further categorized by their appearance. Lesions that display well-defined borders will be grouped separately from lesions that appear to be diffuse or have undefined borders. Although these lesions […]