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Which Vitamins Should You Try and Get from Food During Oral Surgery Recovery?
Posted on 3/15/2019 by Palisades Surgical Arts
A healthy diet gives you the vitamins and mineral that you need to stay healthy. There are some times in your life where it is important to make sure you are getting plenty of vitamins and minerals because of something your body is going through. The time after oral surgery is one of the times to think about the vitamins and minerals entering your body. By eating certain foods, you can not only ensure a pain free recovery, you can also give your body the vitamins and mineral it needs for a speedy recovery. Getting the Right VitaminsThere are several ways to get the vitamins your body craves for oral surgery recovery. While you can turn to pills or liquids, there are also plenty of soft foods that can contain the combination of vitamins you need. Consider looking for food with these vitamins. How to Get Vitamins in FoodThere are plenty of soft foods and drinks that contain the vitamins your body needs during oral surgery recovery. You can also create smoothies, shakes or blended drinks that contain food with lots of vitamins. It is also possible to take liquid supplements if you cannot get the vitamins through food. Good nutrition is important both before and after oral surgery. Getting plenty of vitamins and minerals through food can help not only your oral health, but your overall health. It is something everyone needs to know about. To learn more about how to maintain good oral health, contact our office to schedule an appointment with our dental professionals....

If You Have Temporary Implants, Does That Change What You Are Allowed to Eat?
Posted on 2/25/2019 by Palisades Surgical Arts
If you have lost some or all your teeth, you have options about what to do. You can do nothing, you can get dentures, or you can get implants. All these choices mean something different for how your teeth work. Most people know that if they do nothing to replace lost or broken teeth, they may not be able to eat all the foods they like. They don't always know if that is the case when they get implants. Temporary Versus Permanent ImplantsOne of the reasons that people get dental implants is because they act the same way natural teeth do. There are no restrictions on what you eat and you care for the implants in the same way as your natural teeth. What people don't realize is that you do not get the permanent crowns immediately after you get the implants. The implants take time to heal and the permanent crowns are not put in place until the implants are completely healed. This ensures that the crowns and implants will last a long time. While the implant is healing it is possible to get a temporary crown. This crown looks like a natural tooth, but because the implant is still healing and getting stronger, it does not always function like a natural tooth. That means there are some restrictions when you have a temporary crown over the implant in place. Foods to Avoid Hard foods can damage the temporary crown and the implant. Acidic foods can create problems of the implant as well. Sticky foods can find a way into the space around the temporary crown and can create issues when you try to get them out of the teeth. Sugary foods could fuel bacteria growth and lead to problems with plaque and infection as the implant heals. Soft drinks contain the sugar and acids that can ruin the temporary crown. For more information about this or any other oral health issues, contact our office to schedule an appointment....

How Using Sedation When You Come See Us Can Boost Your Oral Health
Posted on 2/15/2019 by Palisades Surgical Arts
Many people are afraid to go to the dentist because they fear the procedures. They do not like the thought of a Novocain needle, and they also do not like the thought of being awake during the procedure. They do not want to worry that they will move by accident, and they do not want to remember what happened. If that sounds like you, you do not need to avoid us. Instead, ask us about sedation. It has helped countless others to overcome their dental fears, and it could help you as well. Avoidance If you avoid coming to see us on a regular schedule you are risking your oral health. Brushing and flossing are of course important, but it is also important that you visit us on a regular schedule. We will deep clean your teeth and check for any problems. We like to detect small problems early and make sure that they do not turn into larger problems. If you do not make appointments, those problems will be left untreated, and they will get worse over time. Sedation DentistryWith sedation dentistry, you will be given something that will help you to relax. For some patients it is a pill while others will receive an IV. You will then relax and most likely sleep during the entire procedure. You will have the work done, and you will have done it without the anxiety. For many patients, sedation dentistry has allowed them to have beautiful smiles and healthy mouths once again. If you would like to boost your oral health, come talk to us about sedation dentistry. We would be happy to explain all of it to you, and then you will be able to see that it could be exactly what you are looking for....

All Posts:
Which Vitamins Should You Try and Get from Food During Oral Surgery Recovery?
If You Have Temporary Implants, Does That Change What You Are Allowed to Eat?
How Using Sedation When You Come See Us Can Boost Your Oral Health
Signs of Osteonecrosis That You Need to Be Aware Of
Recovering from an Apicoectomy
Symptoms You May Have a TMJ Problem
Symptoms of a Salivary Gland Infection That You Need to Pay Attention To
What Are Temporary Anchorage Devices and When Are They Necessary?
Understanding a Tuberosity Reduction
How to Perform a Self-Exam to Look for Oral Cancer
Symptoms of a Salivary Gland Infection
Signs Your Jaw May Be Broken
Are There Ways to Treat Sleep Apnea by Positioning Yourself Differently When You Sleep?
Your Oral Surgeon Can Often Help with Sleep Apnea Issues
Why Salt Water Rinses Are Imperative to Oral Surgery Recovery Success
Do You Need to Worry About Osteonecrosis in Your Jaw?
Types of Pain to Call an Oral Surgeon Like Us For
How An Oral Surgeon May Become Necessary for Someone with Bruxism
Dangers Associated with New Oral Piercings
How an Oral Surgeon Can Repair a Torn Lip
Can an Oral Surgeon Help Your Dentures Fit Better?
Surgical Options for TMD Pain
Is Facial Reconstruction Something to Discuss With Your Oral Surgeon?
Benefits of Dental Implant Surgery
Does What You Drink Prior to Oral Surgery Really Matter?
Take Notes When You Experience Pain so You Can Talk to Your Oral Surgeon About It
How to Be Ready Prior to Oral Surgery
Why Wisdom Teeth Are Prone to Breaking
Why Oral Surgeons Are the Best at Extractions
Ways of Protecting Your Mouth from the Effects of Bruxism
Most Nutritious Foods for the First Few Days after Oral Surgery
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