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At Orange County Centers for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants, we strive to provide patients  with stellar dental treatments in a friendly & comfortable environment as well as foster a lifetime of better dental health. That’s why we’ve created this dental blog where we hope that our patients and their families can get dental education, tips, and more to improve their health!

Please contact our friendly staff if you have any topic suggestions or would like to schedule a consultation! We offer four locations for your convenience:

Dental Implant

What are the Types of Dental Implants?

If you have been recommended for dental implants you may be overwhelmed with all of the implant choices available. Our team can help you choose which implant works best for you and discuss what your options are. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are similar to an artificial tooth root that is placed in the

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Oral Surgery

Is Oral Surgery Worth It?

You may have been recommended to have oral surgery, and are concerned if you should go through with it or not. Oral surgery has many benefits, and patients need to weigh their options. Our staff will only recommend oral surgery if it is absolutely necessary, or if the patient is unhappy with their mouth, jaw,

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How Do I Help with Tooth Pain?

If you think you may have a dental emergency it is important to know what to do to ensure your issue is addressed as soon as possible. Our office provides same day or next day appointments to accommodate our patients that need immediate treatment.One of the most common dental emergencies that patients experience is tooth

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How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues. Cavities are one of the most common issues patients face, and about 30 percent of Americans have untreated

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What are All-on-4 Teeth Implants in Dentistry?

All-on-4 implants provide patients with dental implants in just one appointment. These implants can be placed by our skilled team while the patient is comfortably sedated. This type of implant process is also known as Teeth in a Day, and is a fixed denture that is typically supported by 4 implants. All-on-4 implants are placed

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Is Gum Disease Over if the Bleeding Stops?

Staying on top of your general health is also important. This includes avoiding alcohol or smoking, and staying away from sugary drinks. Taking care of both your oral and general health is imperative, to ensure your teeth and gums will last you a lifetime. If you have inflammation in your mouth or gums it may

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Is it Better to Get A Dental Implant or a Bridge?

When deciding on a restorative solution it is important to look at all of your options to help you decide on the best option that works for you. A common question patients face is if they should choose a dental bridge or dental implants when they are looking for a tooth replacement solution. Both are

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When Should a Person Switch Dentists?

Switching dentists can be a hard decision, but patients need to make a change if they notice things aren’t working out with the current practice. Knowing when to make the move can be hard, but there are some tips you can follow to help you find your new dental office or dental clinic in Mission

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How Often do Dental Implants Need to Be Replaced?

If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly. At Orange County

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How Many Days Should I Not Smoke After Oral Surgery?

Oral surgery requires healing time depending on the type of oral surgery and severity of the issue. Some common oral surgeries at Orange County Center for Oral Surgery & Dental Implants in Mission Viejo, San Clemente, Newport Beach, and Lake Forest, CA consist of tooth removal, repair from injury, jaw surgery, palate repair, biopsies, or dental

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