Posts by Lawrence Falender
Important Information Regarding COVID-19
Indianapolis Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center is continuing to see patients according to ADA and CDC recommendations. In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we realize our patients have questions. As dedicated health care professionals, we want you to know that we remain as diligent as ever…Read More
Enhance Your Quality of Life with A Full-Mouth Reconstruction
If you have lost most or even all of your teeth, you’re well aware that tooth loss can affect your quality of life in terms of Self-esteem, Oral function, Eating foods and beyond. Stop letting your dental situation get you down and take the first step to getting your strong bite and beautiful smile back…Read More
Dentures Vs. Dental Implants: Which Ones Should You Choose?
Have you lost one or more teeth due to infection or injury? No matter the cause of your missing or badly damaged teeth, you deserve a solution that looks natural, allows you to chew and speak normally, and protects your other healthy teeth. All of us do things to change our appearance, from wearing makeup,…Read More
So You’ve Been Diagnosed with TMJ Disorder. What Happens if it Goes Untreated?
When the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) — the spot where your jaw connects to your skull — begins to experience complications like a popping sound or shooting pain when opened or closed then individuals should seek help. The temporomandibular joint is an important part of the jawbone that attaches to the skull in order for the…Read More
General Information About Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth are a puzzle to many. They wonder what their use is in the first place? How many are there, must everyone have their wisdom teeth removed and so on. We will attempt to shed more light on wisdom teeth, giving answers to the common questions people have about them including who needs wisdom teeth…Read More
Eating after Wisdom Tooth Extraction
When it comes to getting your wisdom teeth pulled, you may be stressing about the long list of foods you can’t eat. Don’t worry – you won’t starve! We want your recovery to be as quick and painless as possible, so keep reading for an easy-to-follow guide to eating after your wisdom tooth removal! DONT’S…Read More
TMD / TMJ Disorder Treatment for Frequent Headaches, Jaw and Neck Pain
What is TMD therapy? TMD (tempo mandibular joint disorder) therapy involves assessing your current jaw position. Your bite is simply the position of your jaw when your teeth are together. Until recently, most dentistry has been based on the assumption that wherever your bite was naturally, was the correct position. This is considered “one-dimensional” dentistry. Today,…Read More
An Overview of Maxillofacial Surgery
Maxillofacial surgery is an umbrella term that encompasses surgical treatment of a variety of diseases, defects and injuries that occur in the head, neck, face, or jaw. It might be in the hard or soft mouth tissues, in the maxillofacial (jaw/face) area, or on the neck. Maxillofacial surgery is a term used around the world.…Read More
What is TMJ and How Can Dental Treatments Help?
If you’ve ever heard that tell-tale clicking in your jaw and felt your jaw lock, you have probably asked yourself, “Do I have TMJ?” Researchers from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimate that nearly 10 million Americans suffer from some degree of TMJ disorders. What is TMJ? The temporomandibular joint, better known as…Read More
Things to Ask Your Oral Surgeon Prior to Dental Surgery
Here are some Questions You Should Know the Answers to Before Dental Implant Surgery Dental surgery is becoming more and more common, especially with the advancement of therapies like dental implants. Oral surgery no longer makes us think of only wisdom teeth removal. It can include anything from smile rehabilitation to sinus lifts to soft…Read More