Albany Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
I was told I’m not a good candidate for implants. Many people have visited other implant practices and were told they are not a good candidate for dental implants. Some of this could be based up your medical history, the doctor’s experience, or the corporate business model. About 30% of the patients we see are […]
Each tooth has a specific job! Each tooth has a job to do. Don’t let your teeth do the job of another tooth. The numbers and names of all your teeth There are four different types of teeth in the mouth. Incisors: These teeth are in the front of the mouth. They have a […]
Your teeth are made up of four major tissues: Enamel, Dentin, Cementum, and pulp. The pulp is the soft tissue found in the center of all teeth. This is where the nerve tissue and blood vessels are. Cementum is the on the surface of the tooth root. It is attached to the jaw bone by […]
Did you know that your oral health affects your overall health and well-being? Not taking care of your teeth can lead to more than bad breath and loss of teeth. An unhealthy mouth has been linked to heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and even alzheimer’s disease. Studies have shown that less than 1% of Americans floss […]
Wisdom Teeth Spring Break is fast approaching and for many teens, this is the ideal time to have their wisdom teeth removed. Most people know wisdom tooth surgery as a rite of passage and excuse to eat ice cream. There is a lot more to them that that. Here are some fun facts about your […]
Did you know that smiling boosts your immune system and relieves stress by releasing endorphins. We all smile in the same language. Your smile is the best thing you can wear and the first thing people notice about you. Unfortunately, 1/3 of US adults are unhappy with their smile. If you or someone you […]
I could not hope for a better dental experience. Thanks to all! –David W.
“The best. I couldn’t have been more satisfied.” –Cleo G.
Many patients ask us what the success rate is for dental implant surgery, meaning the percentage of dental implants that end up permanently integrating to the bone in the patient’s jaw. While it is difficult to come up with a single percentage that covers the entire population, there are several factors that affect the implant […]
We love to hear from our patients, whether it’s positive praise or constructive criticism. Your feedback helps us grow and better serve our patients. Here’s what one patient recently said about us: “Just a quick note to thank all of you for your very courteous, professional, and positive manner in treating me. From the first […]