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Dental Implants and Oral Surgery

Oral Surgeon Dr. Tsvetov — Temecula, Murrieta, Perris CA 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Another unusual pathology case

43 year-old female presented for evaluation of opaque lesion associated with mesial root of #19; Patient is asymptomatic, the lesion was found on routine radiographic examination; Tooth #19 is vital; no tenderness to palpation or percussion; There is on associated vestibular swelling; The radiographic appearance of this lesion is diagnostic: Opaque lesion that is replacing […]