Oral Surgery

You’ve probably heard of it. Perhaps someone you know has mentioned their TMJ is “flaring up.” If so, you probably nodded and showed sympathy, because it’s true that some patients with TMJ syndrome suffer intense or debilitating pain. Others manage any pain outbreaks with restrictions...

Orofacial pain is discomfort that involves the head, face, neck, Jaw or teeth. The symptoms include migraines and other headaches, muscle spasms, face pain in the cheeks or forehead, and tooth pain. It can even include pain around the eyes and ears. At times, finding...

In the 17th century, they were called “teeth of wisdom.” Since the 19th century, we’ve been calling them “wisdom teeth.” Whatever name you choose, we are talking about the set of third molars that appear in your mouth — two on the top and two...

National Campaign Brings Attention to Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Cleft lip and cleft palate are common birth defects affecting a child's appearance and also how they eat and speak. Most children with this condition undergo surgery to repair the cleft at 1-2 years of age....

Our jaws exert a huge amount of force on our teeth and they're designed to withstand a lot of wear and tear. But instead of successfully facing these demands throughout the day, your teeth might have tiny cracks, putting you at risk for a broken...

Common Questions Explained by the Yuba City Dentistry Group It's likely you have many questions if our Yuba City dental professionals have recommended oral surgery. We understand — few patients like to hear that they need more time in a dental chair, especially when recovery is...

Modern dentures are better! Traditional dentures rely on a good fit, practice and sometimes denture adhesive to stay attached. So a long-standing problem with older dentures is when they fall out and create embarrassing situations. With current dental technology, the Yuba City Dentistry Group has...

Believe it or not, January 26th is Dental Drill Appreciation Day. For many, the idea of appreciating a dental drill is unbelievable. Nevertheless, as a nod to this day, the Yuba City Dentistry Group shares some fun facts about this valuable, yet sometimes dreaded, tool. Drilling...

Have you ever experienced the following scenario? You have an important event marked on the calendar, like a job interview or wedding. You’ve been looking forward to it, and maybe it’s taken quite a bit of preparation and effort to make it happen. Whatever it...