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Mexico is calling?!

September 2017 Blog by Oral Surgeon, Dr. Tsvetov Dental Vacation in South of the Border? 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 […]

Wisdom Tooth Extractions

September 2017 Blog by Oral Surgeon, Dmitry Y. Tsvetov, DDS, MD Worrisome Dental Trends 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 […]

Our Patients First

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! Friday morning…Weekend coming up… Phone rings…”Hi, […]

What to do if you do not have enough bone for implant placement? Read on to see how we reconstruct your jawbone.

Patient presented to my office with an abscess involving tooth #8.  As can be seen from the radiograph, a very large periapical lesion is associated with the tooth.  The lesion has destroyed a lot of bone, making immediate implant placement impossible in this situation. Tooth #8 was extracted and the periapical cyst biopsied.  Results of […]

Who is extracting your tooth (part 2)?

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 […]

Who is extracting your tooth (part 1)?

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. […]

Three Common Problems Caused by Wisdom Teeth

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. Need your wisdom teeth removed? Schedule your […]

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Advantages of the dental implant over dental bridge for a single missing tooth

In this video Dr. Tsvetov explains advantages of dental implant over dental bridge for a single missing tooth. Should you have questions, please do not hesitate to schedule a complimentary implant consultation with Dmitry Y. Tsvetov, DDS, MD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBZseh1baiE&feature=youtu.be

Dr. Dmitry Tsvetov speaks about ‘Cost of Dental Implants’