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Is Now the Time to Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed? Consider the Signs

October 15, 2019

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A teenager smiling.

In the past, wisdom teeth served a purpose for humans. For one, they replaced molars once the first set fell out as a result of poor oral hygiene and insufficient access to certain foods. While this may have been an issue for the hunters and gatherers that lived long ago, it’s hardly an issue for humans today. Instead, wisdom teeth removal has become incredibly common, largely because they have the potential to cause serious harm to your oral health. But how do you know for sure if wisdom teeth removal is right for you? Today, an oral surgeon gives you a few signs to consider.


Can You Go to the Dentist if You’re Pregnant?

January 16, 2019

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Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy can cause your body to go through a myriad of changes due to the fluctuations of hormones during your pregnancy months. It is extremely important for a pregnant woman to practice good oral hygiene and see your dentist regularly throughout your pregnancy. However, there are certain dental practices that can be done in your third trimester versus your first trimester. Your dental professional will know what can and cannot be done at any particular point in your pregnancy, so make sure to make your dentist aware that you are pregnant especially if you are not showing yet.


Common Causes of Teeth and Gum Pain

December 19, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — sfoms @ 5:00 pm
Woman holding cheek in pain

Everyone has experience toothaches or gum pain in their life. Most of the time, these pains are short-lived and non-threatening to your overall dental health. Practicing good dental hygiene will prevent most of these pains and aches. Brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing regularly and keeping your dental visits are great ways to avoid larger issues. However, sometimes pain in the teeth or gums can be indications or warning signs that a bigger problem is brewing.

Here is some information on how to gauge when pain may mean it is time for a visit to the dentist:


Our Dental Financing Options

November 14, 2018

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Piggy Bank

If you are avoiding your dental care due to financial concerns, we at South Florida Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, are proud to offer you the assistance you need. Do not neglect your dental health any longer. With our affordable financing options, we make it easy for you to have your dental procedure without breaking your bank.

South Florida Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery accepts most dental insurances that cover the residents of Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and other nearby areas in Florida. The coverage helps make your treatments affordable.


The Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

October 17, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — sfoms @ 5:07 pm
Woman in dental chair

Fear of dental appointments is one of the most common reasons that people do not keep their regular visits. Seeing your dentist regularly is vital to dental health, so it is in the interests of both you and your dentist that your next visit is relaxed and comfortable. Sedation dentistry is an incredible option to remove the fear and anxiety from these appointments. When you are relaxed, your dentist can work more proficiently, and you can sit back and enjoy your experience. Some of the main benefits of Sedation dentistry are:

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