Common Questions About Oral Surgery Recovery

Do you have questions concerning your recovery post-op? We have answers to the most common questions we get. Read on for more: How can I prepare for oral surgery? Make sure you have a comfortable recovery place set up at home. Having extra pillows can help you rest more comfortably,... Read more »

Find the Answers to Your Bone Grafting Questions Here

Bone grafting is a top-notch treatment that can help you and your oral health in many ways. If you have questions about this treatment, our oral surgeon, Dr. Jose Lopez, is happy to help you find the answers. The more you know, the better. To give you the answers you’re... Read more »

Learning about Oral Surgery

Oral surgery isn’t limited to just wisdom teeth removal. In fact, the wide variety of procedures performed by oral surgeons will likely surprise you. They’re highly-trained individuals with an array of skills that’s on par with most general surgeons. A lot of people aren’t educated about oral surgery, or what... Read more »

Understanding Dental Implants

When you lose teeth, you have a few different options to get them replaced. Whether you lost the teeth as a result of poor oral health, or a different, unfortunate accident, Dr. Jose Lopez and the team in Houston, Texas have the tools necessary to help you recover. One of... Read more »

Oral Health Advisory: Sedation Dentistry

Whether you are coming in for an oral surgery procedure such as bone grafting, dental implants, a sinus lift, a wisdom tooth removal, or oral pathology and biopsy, you don't have to experience dental anxiety or feel that you may experience discomfort. With the help of oral conscious sedation, we... Read more »

Dental Implants Can Give You the Healthy and Attractive Smile You Need

Our oral surgeon, Dr. Jose Lopez, proudly offers dental implants in Houston, Texas. Dental implants are top-notch dental restorations that can replace your missing teeth and help you, your smile and your oral health in more ways than you might realize. So, if you’re missing any teeth, it’s best to... Read more »

Preventing Dry Socket

The human body is an amazing thing, and in many cases is capable of healing itself. A good example of this is your body’s reaction to a tooth extraction. If our oral surgeon has to extract a tooth, your body will act to protect the remaining socket. Without the tooth,... Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush

Always make sure you regularly check the condition of your toothbrush and replace it when necessary.If your toothbrush is not clean or is worn, you can continue to use it, but won’t be helping your teeth and gums. You should store your toothbrush upright and in a place where the... Read more »

Know the Signs of Troubled Wisdom Teeth

If you are unfamiliar with wisdom teeth, they are the third set molars that erupt in the very back of your smile during the years of your late teens to mid-twenties, and they often need to be removed. The use of dental X-rays during routine checkups helps dentists determine if... Read more »

Dental Implants Can Improve These Aspects of Your Life

If losing one or more teeth have caused you to feel self-conscious, but you are hesitant to receive uncomfortable dentures or alter your smile to fit a dental bridge, you may find dental implants to be just right. Dental implants are titanium posts attached to dental restorations to replace your... Read more »