Dr. Gerald Bird & Dr. Jay Johnson
Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction: Which Is Right for You?
At our dental practice, our doctors discuss root canal vs. tooth extraction and explore when each treatment is indicated.
Anatomy of a Dental Implant
Drs. Gerald Bird and Jay Johnson teach patients about the anatomy of a dental implant, and how it provides stability for dental restorations.
Tissue Regeneration with PRP Therapy
Drs. Gerald Bird and Jay Johnson use PRP therapy to help regenerate tissue and promote healing during treatment.
Poor Oral Care Increases the Risk of Dental Implant Failure
Let's take a closer look at the link between dental implant failure and poor oral care and what you can do to reduce your risk.
A Good Reason to Quit: Dental Implant Failure and Smoking
Find out why it is essential for smokers to give up smoking prior to undergoing dental implant surgery for the replacement of missing teeth.
Oral Surgery for Facial Fractures
Drs. Gerald W. Bird and Jay A. Johnson offer oral surgery to treat facial fractures and restore the strength, structure, and function of the smile.
Oral Surgery to Remove Growths and Lesions
The History of Dental Implants Goes Back Further Than You Think
The history of dental implants goes back thousands of years, though the most significant innovations in implant dentistry start around the 20th century.
Dry Mouth Syndrome: More Than Just an Annoyance
While a dry mouth can certainly be irritating, chronic dry mouth can actually cause extensive dental damage, including gum disease and tooth decay.
Gaps to Be Filled: Common Causes of Tooth Loss
Missing teeth can lead to serious issues with aesthetics and overall dental health. Our dentists consider the matter in more detail.