After the Implant: Post-Operative Instructions

Your new dental implants are going to improve your life, possibly in ways you cannot imagine.  But first you need to recover from the titanium post implanted in your jaw before you can fully take advantage of it.  In general it takes about 3 to 6 months and even longer for implants to become integrated…

Impacted and Extracted: Wisdom Teeth in San Francisco

Wisdom teeth don’t have much to do with wisdom. If they did, we probably wouldn’t extract so many. But in San Francisco and Cupertino, we do extract a lot of them – sometimes for prevention, and other times because they have become impacted. Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars, also known as the “third…

Patient Care After a Tooth Extraction in San Francisco

The worst is over: you’ve had a tooth extraction, and the procedure went exactly as expected. Now you have to take care of yourself for a few days, so your jaw can heal properly. Bay Area Surgical Arts in San Francisco has some tips. There is going to be some specific advice for you, depending…