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6 Reasons Jaw Surgery May Be Necessary

reasons jaw surgery may be necessary There are a number of reasons jaw surgery might be necessary for your situation. At Richmond Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we most often recommend it for the six reasons below. 1. Nonsurgical Treatments Do Not Yield Results If non-surgical treatments are at all possible for you, our team will try this method. However, if we find that heat and cold packs, mouthguards and medications

Is an Oral Surgery Referral Necessary?

oral surgery referral Do you need an oral surgery referral to receive care from a specialist in this field? A referral is not necessary to be treated at Richmond Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, but it can benefit you. Getting a referral can mean that your insurance will cover treatment. Finding the Best Oral Surgeon for You To achieve the status of oral surgeon is no easy feat. Oral surgeons have dedica

Top Questions About TMJ Treatment

Questions about TMJ You may opt for TMJ treatment if this disorder is interfering with your health and well-being or negatively affecting your quality of life. It’s important to accurately diagnose and promptly address the problem before any further joint damage occurs. A comprehensive treatment plan created by your oral surgeon, dentist and doctor is the best way to recover as soon as possible. As Ric

Dental Implants: Are There Age Restrictions?

dental implants When you’re missing a tooth, dental implants are one of the best tooth restoration options. They look and feel the most like a natural tooth. Whether your tooth loss is due to tooth decay or a sports injury, you don’t want to walk around without your complete smile no matter your age! But are there restrictions on age when it comes to dental implants? Why Are Implants Needed? Dent

Recovering from Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom Tooth Removal Wisdom tooth removal might be a commonly performed oral surgery procedure, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the time to prepare yourself for the recovery process. At Richmond Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we want to make sure our patients know exactly what to expect from the moment they leave our offices. Below are key tips to know about wisdom tooth removal and how to heal