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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!

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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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A commitment to modern dental implantology

A Commitment To Modern Dental Implantology

The temporomandibular joint is what allows us to eat, laugh, drink, talk, blow, bite and yawn – it is the joint that joins the lower jaw or maxilla with the skull shaping our lower facial third and allowing the movement of the jaw itself.

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How To Choose A Toothbrush?

To take good care of your teeth, it is advisable to brush your teeth two times a day within 2 minutes. The manual toothbrush is sufficient if you know how to brush your teeth. The choice of the toothbrush is not so easy considering many models available on the market: manual toothbrush, electric, cross-bristle, swivel head.

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