dental implants restore teeth

Dental Implants Restore Teeth … and More 

Dental implants restore teeth like nothing else. They’re safe, effective, permanent, and durable. In fact, most oral surgeons and dentists view dental implant surgery as the very best teeth replacement solution.   But dental implants also restore more than just missing teeth. They give your smile its old confidence – a benefit that can’t be stated often enough. Patients have told us that they love smiling…

Oral Cancer: What Are the Warning Signs?

Scare tactics aren’t necessary when it comes to oral cancer. Everyone already knows it’s bad. Instead, we’re focusing on knowledge rather than fear. At Implants & Oral Surgery of Chattanooga, we’re trying to raise awareness about oral cancer. After all, one person every hour succumbs to it. And awareness is a strong defense – it…

broken jaw treatment and surgery

Broken Jaw Treatment and Surgery

Broken jaw treatment and surgery has come a long way. If you break your jaw, whether in a car accident or another type of accident, you’ll receive modern, reliable care.   Before the late 1800s, your doctor would have treated your broken jaw by simply wrapping it. Many times, broken jaws healed poorly, and even got infected. Worse, many…

What is a broken jaw?

What is a Broken Jaw?

Every so often, we hear about someone who suffers a broken jaw. Maybe from a car accident, a fall, or some other cause. But what is a broken jaw? Do they all look the same? How do oral surgeons treat a broken jaw? A broken jaw (also known as a fractured mandible) is a common facial bone injury. In fact, it’s second only…