Your oral surgeon will suggest one of three primary anesthesia options based on the nature of your procedure and your comfort needs: Local Anesthesia Nitrous Oxide IV Sedation/General Anesthesia Local Anesthesia This type of anesthesia is applied through an injection directly at the treatment site. To minimize any initial discomfort, a numbing gel is applied […]

Facial Trauma

Facial trauma can include displaced or knocked out teeth, skin lacerations, fractures, burns, and bruising due to accidents, interpersonal violence, and disease. Due to their very nature, injuries to the face can be traumatic on both a physical and emotional level, whether the injury is minor or severe. The proper treatment of facial trauma is […]

Pre Prosthetic Surgery

Age, disease, and injury can contribute to tooth loss, which leads many patients to opt for a full or partial denture as a solution. Most dentures, also called prosthetics, can be placed without incident. However, some patients may need minor surgical adjustments to the bone ridge that the dentures will rest on to ensure they […]

Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF)

Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) Healing from oral surgery involves more than just managing discomfort. Whether you’re recovering from dental implants, wisdom tooth removal, or facial injuries, sometimes your body could use a little extra help in the healing process. This is where platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) plays a role. Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a technique that […]

Impacted Canines

Impacted Canines An impacted tooth is essentially a tooth that’s unable to properly emerge and function. The upper canine, also known as the upper eyetooth, is the tooth most frequently subject to this condition after wisdom teeth. These canines are essential for a healthy dental structure and have a significant role in how your bite […]

Oral Pathology

Oral Pathology The interior of the mouth is generally covered with a specific kind of skin, known as mucosa, which is smooth and has a light pink hue. Any deviation in this appearance could signal a pathological condition. While oral cancer is the most severe among these, various other pathological issues can also arise. Although […]

Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting A strong jawbone is crucial for dental well-being. When teeth are extracted and not properly replaced, the jawbone may deteriorate, a process known as resorption. The roots of teeth are instrumental in promoting the growth of healthy bone tissue. Bone grafting techniques offer a solution by inserting bone material into the compromised area […]

Sinus Lift

Sinus Lift | Access Oral Surgery | Sangaree & Mt. Pleasant, SC

Sinus lifts are surgical procedures that add bone to the upper jaw. These bones are located around the area supporting the rear teeth, also referred to as molars and premolars. A bone is located between the maxillary sinuses (which border both sides of the nose) and the jaw. Due to the confined space of the […]


Biopsies | Access Oral Surgery | Sangaree & Mt. Pleasant, SC

Biopsies are common, but what is it, and why would you need one? The role of an oral surgeon goes far beyond ensuring the health of your teeth. As well as oral health, they specialize in head and neck health. Oral surgeons can also spot many diseases related to your physical health, including oral cancer. […]


3D CT | Dental Treatment | Access Oral Surgery | Sangaree & Mt. Pleasant, SC

There’s a good chance you’ve already had dental x-rays, or you’ll be getting them soon. In planning and performing your procedure, your oral surgeon uses these images to ensure precision and accuracy. An x-ray called a dental CT (CAT) scan might be required in certain circumstances. You ask, we answer What Is 3D CT Imaging? […]

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