Oral Surgery For Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom tooth extraction refers to a surgical procedure to excise one or more wisdom tooth. These are the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of the mouth on the top and bottom. Dr. Landon D. McLain of

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Common Types of Oral Surgeries And What You Can Expect

The treatment of various conditions may involve oral surgery. Your surgeon will share some insights to help you make a suitable decision and help you prepare mentally and physically for the oral surgery. Dr. Landon D. McLain of McLain Surgical

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious, and at times, life-threatening condition. Undiagnosed OSA presents various risks such as stroke, heart attack, irregular heartbeat, heart disease, high blood pressure, and reduced libido. Moreover, OSA can lead to drowsiness in the

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TMJ And Facial Pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) refers to a small joint which is located in the front of the ear where the skull meets the lower jaw. It provides the lower jaw with the ability to move and function. The occurrence of

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Oral, Head, And Neck Pathology Experts

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) specializes in diagnosing and surgically treating cancer of the neck, head, and mouth. According to estimates by the Oral Cancer Foundation, around 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year.

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Corrective Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) performs corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, to correct a variety of minor and major dental and skeletal irregularities, including misaligned jaws, and teeth. Surgery can improve activities such as breathing, chewing, and speaking.

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Will liposuction help cellulite (cottage-cheese like dimpling) or sagging skin?

Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, is a popular procedure for patients considering body contouring through plastic surgery. In this surgery, fat is suctioned from targeted body areas to create the desired body shape. Patients typically choose this procedure to achieve

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How long will it be until I see results of liposuction surgery?

Liposuction surgery is a way to attain a lean and sculpted body for individuals who are within their ideal weight range but still have stubborn fatty deposits in certain areas. The final outcomes of liposuction will take time to establish

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How much fat can be removed during liposuction? How many pounds?

Liposuction surgery can provide a more sculpted body shape by removing stubborn fat pockets that do not respond to diet and exercise. A common question that patients ask surgeons is how much fat they can expect to lose with liposuction

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What can I expect if I get pregnant after liposuction?

After liposuction, the new body shape will be more or less permanent. In case the patient gains a moderate amount of weight after the surgery, their figure will simply become a larger version of their new body shape. Cosmetic surgeon

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