Recovery is one of the most important parts of oral surgery, and most of it doesn’t even happen at our office. We simply perform procedures the best we can and then instruct the patient on how to take care of themselves afterward, only having occasional follow-up appointments. As doctors, you can imagine that we’d love to have more control over this part of the process. Thankfully, we can thanks to something called platelet rich fibrin (PRF). It is a tool we use to help patients heal faster whether we are extracting their wisdom teeth or placing dental implants. It’s a significant advancement in the field of oral surgery, and something we use whenever we can. At this point, you’re probably wondering what is platelet rich fibrin. Today, we’re going to take a little time to explain it. (more…)
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February 14, 2017
January 3, 2017
You always want the right tool for the job. Not only will it help everything go faster and have a better result, but it also goes a long way in preventing you from getting hurt. The same could be said about getting dental implants. Dental implants are one of the most reliable ways of replacing your missing teeth, which is why your dentist suggested you should get them. The procedure starts with a minor surgery, and a question you may not have considered is, “Who should perform it?” Your general dentist may offer to do the entire procedure themselves. However, while this might seem more convenient, the safer choice is to use an oral surgeon in Dallas, and here are 3 very important reasons why. (more…)
December 10, 2016
If you are suffering from tooth loss, you have probably considered dental implants to restore your smile and oral health. Dental implants offer a permanent treatment with a success rate of over 95%. The success of dental implants is due to the materials used and the multi-phased treatment process. However, the largest factor to influence the long-term success of dental implants replies on your candidacy for the procedure. As a dentist for dental implants in Dallas, we offer the consultation necessary to determine if dental implants are right for you.
November 15, 2016
Do you have one or more missing teeth? If so, you need an effective tooth replacement option. Advancements in dentistry now allow for various solutions to replace teeth. How do you know which is the right option for you? At Texas Wisdom Teeth, we can restore your smile with a dental bridge or dental implant in Dallas for a complete smile.
October 8, 2016
If you are missing all your teeth on the top or bottom arch, you have probably spent a great deal of time exploring your options for tooth replacement. Chances are, you have come across the option for teeth in a day. Often, there is a lot of confusion regarding the option for one day teeth. Many often believe this involves dentures, however, this is not true. One day teeth replacement involves the use of dental implants to replace a full arch of teeth in just one day. It offers a simple, cost effective, and lifelong solution to replace your missing teeth. Using the All on Four technique, you will regain a complete smile with a full mouth replacement.
September 23, 2016
If you need an oral procedure, you may be weighing your options between a general dentist or an oral surgeon in Dallas. While your regular dentist is well-equipped to handle some common treatments, others are best performed under the hand of an experienced, highly-trained oral surgeon. We have listed the top procedures best executed by an oral surgeon below.
August 30, 2016
While having a tooth removed is a very common dental procedure, it is still surgery and it may feel scary or overwhelming for some patients. Dr. Charles Chilcoat and the team at Texas Wisdom Teeth have over twenty years of experience performing wisdom teeth extractions and other types of oral surgery, so they’re accustomed to helping patients navigate their way through the procedures. We know you have a lot of questions and we’re always here to give you answers. Here are some of the most common questions about wisdom teeth removal in Dallas.
July 27, 2016
Dr. Chilcoat and the team at Texas Wisdom Teeth understand that having your wisdom teeth removed can be a frightening procedure to anticipate. However, it does have to be a frightening experience. Our office offers a couple of different options for sedation, so you’ll be completely comfortable during your procedure. Read on to find out what’s available for sedation with wisdom tooth removal in Dallas.
June 30, 2016
Do you need a sinus lift in Dallas? If you are on the brink of choosing dental implants for your tooth replacement but do not have sufficient jaw bone structure, a sinus lift may help. Learn what a sinus lift is, how the procedure works, and what you can expect from sinus lift from Dr. Chilcoat and the team at Texas Wisdom Teeth LLC.
May 31, 2016
Efficient, affordable, and providing excellent results, the All-on-4 dental implant in Dallas is an increasingly popular option in tooth replacement. What is an All-on-4 dental implant? And is All-on-4 right for you? Dr. Chilcoat takes a look at these and other question related to this type of tooth replacement in this installment of the Texas Wisdom blog.