Temecula Facial Oral Surgery

Dental Implants and Oral Surgery

September 4, 2018

Dental implants are truly one of the greatest dental scientific advances of our time. Implants are tiny titanium rods which are inserted into the upper and lower jaw to serve as the stable platform for dental crowns (caps). They function similarly to the roots of teeth, in that they attach to the jaw bone and give stability and retention to the dental crown—the functional part of the tooth needed for chewing. ...

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Mexico is calling?!

September 26, 2017

Dental Tourism is becoming mainstream nowadays… Lots and lots of folks head south across the border to have their dental needs addressed. “After all” they say “it’s cheaper and the doctors are mostly American-trained, so why not?” While it’s true that the prices for dental services are lower south of the border it’s hard to argue that the quality of work is often lower as well. It has to do with the differing standards of care between the US and Mexico. ...

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Wisdom Tooth Extractions

September 21, 2017

In the last 5 days I received two frantic phone calls from concerned patients. Both had their teeth recently removed in a general dental office and both ended up with bad complications. The first patient had a part of the tooth accidentally pushed into the sinus cavity underneath his eyeball. The second patient ended up with a numb lip after a wisdom tooth removal. ...

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Our Patients First

May 5, 2017

Here at Temecula Facial Oral Surgery, we do everything possible to accommodate with same day appointment to ALL patients in pain! We do same day extractions and do not push for general anesthesia. All procedures can be done under local anesthesia. FREE (Dental Implants, Wisdom Teeth) Consultation including X-rays! ...

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Who is extracting your tooth (part 2)?

March 13, 2017

I would like to share with you a heartbreaking story of a patient who came into my office.  This 45 year-old male patient had two lower left teeth removed at another dental office two months ago.  The patient never quite “felt right” after the extraction, having pain, swelling and not being able to open his mouth fully. ...

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Who is extracting your tooth (part 1)?

February 16, 2017

We often see patients who had teeth extracted at another dental office. On multiple occasions, the stories they share are not pleasant. They tell us that it took “two hours” to get a tooth out, that “they were in pain” when the doctor was removing the tooth and that they were “black and blue” afterwards. They come to our office wanting to have a dental implant done, to replace the tooth that was extracted ...

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Three Common Problems Caused by Wisdom Teeth

January 12, 2017

In today’s blog we are going to discuss three common problems that impacted wisdom teeth cause. Impacted wisdom teeth are teeth that develop inside the jaw bone, but fail to erupt/come out into the mouth. As a result, they can cause a variety of problems with adjacent teeth. ...

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