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What All Dental Patients Should Know About Oral Surgery

When you have severe jaw abnormalities or facial pain that doesn’t respond to traditional treatment methods, your dentist at O.C. Dental Specialists may recommend oral surgery. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons have extensive training and experience diagnosing and treating conditions associated with the neck and head. You can feel confident [...]

2017-09-20T09:28:51+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

What to Expect When You Need Re-Treatment of a Root Canal

There’s nothing fun about root canal fails, but they do happen. Common reasons for needing to repeat the procedure include: Post-surgical complications Improper healing from the original root canal Crown has cracked, resulting in leakage of filling material You have a new fracture in the treated tooth Your endodontist detects [...]

2017-09-20T13:05:35+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|

Gum Disease is More Serious Than You Think

Some people assume that gum disease, which dentists also call periodontal disease, isn’t a serious concern because so many people have it. This simply isn’t true. If you have gum disease, it means an infection is present in the tissues that support and surround your teeth. Plaque, which is a [...]

2017-09-20T09:42:58+00:00 August 9th, 2017|

Types of Oral Surgery and Sedation Options

Oral surgery is a dental specialty that focuses on the correction of dental health problems through surgical means. At O.C. Dental Specialists, we usually try more conservative treatment methods before pursuing oral surgery. However, your dentist may recommend one of these procedures as a first line of treatment if your [...]

2017-09-20T11:51:52+00:00 July 25th, 2017|

Don’t Delay Treatment in a Dental Emergency

There’s never a good time to experience tooth injuries, but you may panic when it happens on a Sunday afternoon or the middle of the night. Although O.C. Dental Specialists is not open at this time, please call us at 949-408-0372. Our answering service will page the dentist on call [...]

2017-09-20T09:31:04+00:00 July 12th, 2017|