Orthognathic Surgery Recovery

Orthognathic Surgery Recovery

Jaw surgery, also known as orthognathic surgery, corrects irregularities of the jaw bones and realigns the jaws and teeth to improve the way they work. Making these corrections may even enhance your facial appearance. Activities to Avoid Afte Orthognathic Surgery...
Biting the Inside of Your Mouth?

Biting the Inside of Your Mouth?

Somewhere between bites during a recent meal, the inside of your cheek found itself in the way of your teeth. You winced with pain at the resulting bite, and while it was sore for a day or two, it seemed to heal over. Now, though, you’re noticing this same area of...
Facial Pain and TN

Facial Pain and TN

Each year doctors treat about 150,000 new cases of severe facial pain. If you’re one of those people, you don’t have to suffer—there are ways to gain relief from these painful episodes. Those recurring episodes are known as trigeminal neuralgia (TN). As...
Everything you need to know about Bone Grafting

Everything you need to know about Bone Grafting

What is a bone graft? Bone grafting is a surgical procedure done to repair bone fractures or replace bone loss. When a tooth is missing or has retracted from the jawbones that support your roots, gums and teeth, the bone eventually disappears, causing facial features...
Single Tooth Extraction: What to Expect

Single Tooth Extraction: What to Expect

We pride ourselves on excellent care and comprehensive patient education. This is why so many patients in the greater Pretoria areas have visited our practice for their advanced dental needs. In some instances, multiple teeth need to be removed. While other times, one...