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Facial Trauma Reconstruction

Dec 21, 2012 @ 02:34 PM — by Dr. Bird | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Facial Trauma | Facial Injury | Facial Reconstruction | Reconstructive Surgery |

Following a major accidents that harms the structures of the face, reconstructive surgery will be required in order to restore a patient's appearance to what it was prior to the accident. We'd like to look briefly at this process right now.

Wisdom Teeth - when should they be removed?

Nov 19, 2012 @ 05:30 PM — by Dr. Bird | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Wisdom Teeth | Extraction | Pain | Crowding | Decay |

Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are the last permanent teeth to develop. They usually break through the gum tissue in the late teens or twenties and, due to inadequate space, are known for the dental problems they can cause such as: pain, infection, gum disease, crowding, decay, and interference with orthodontics (or braces).

If there is no pain or any known problem now, should the wisdom teeth be removed?

Bone Graft Treatment

Nov 15, 2012 @ 01:08 PM — by Dr. Bird | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Bone Graft | Dental Implants |

Drs. Gerald Bird and Jay Johnson use bone graft treatment to help Cocoa area patients replace their teeth with dental implants.

Dry socket... What's that?

Oct 4, 2012 @ 03:35 PM — by Dr. Bird | Comments (0)
Tagged with: Dry Socket | Pain After Extraction | Throbbing |

Dry sockets hurt! What causes them and what is the treatment? Learn what you can do to prevent a dry socket.