ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio

Dental Implant Placement: How long do I have to wait after tooth loss?

For most patients, tooth loss doesn’t just happen overnight. More often, it is the result of a planned extraction due to a failed root canal treatment (RCT), a severely fractured tooth, deep tooth decay, or extensive gum disease. Fortunately, losing a tooth no longer means that you are destined destructive dental procedures like bridges or […]

Chicago Oral Surgeon Featured in the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Journal

Online PR News – 08-April-2013 –Chicago, IL – Dr. Steven Koos, an oral surgeon in Chicago, was recently featured in the cover story of the April 2013 issue of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Journal. The cover story, titled Operation Green – Implementing Sustainable And Eco-Friendly Practices In Your Surgery Center, showcases the environmentally responsible practices employed […]

Safety and Comfort with Anesthesia at ORA

Narrator: Although stereotypes linger, a trip to the oral and maxillofacial surgery office is no longer the stressful and painful experience older adults remember. Today’s modern oral and maxillofacial surgeons provide patients with a very comfortable surgical environment and appropriate anesthetic to ease their discomfort and anxiety. Most oral and maxillofacial surgery take place in […]

Will I need to have teeth extracted prior to getting braces?

For millions of children, teens, and adults, orthodontic treatment is the ideal way to correct a long list of dental conditions. Conditions such as crowding, spacing, crossbite, and overbite can influence your ability to speak and chew. The position and appearance of your teeth can also impact your outward appearance, your facial profile, the fullness […]