Archive for February, 2012

Scott A. Preisler, D.D.S., M.S., President and CEO, Face and Jaw Surgery Center

Meet our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons:  Periodically,  our blog will feature a special interview with each of the seven oral and maxillofacial surgeons at Face and Jaw Surgery Center, an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice with offices in Bismarck, Minot, Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota.   Scott A. Preisler, D.D.S., M.S., President/CEO, Face and […]

What To Do When a Root Canal Fails

What is Root Canal Failure? A root canal fails when a tooth that has been previously treated with a root canal procedure becomes infected at the root. If this infection is allowed to continue to develop without proper treatment, the infection can potentially spread to other teeth in the area or cause illness in other […]

Reasons That Tooth Extraction May Be Necessary

Though permanent teeth (when properly cleaned and maintained) are inherently strong enough to last for decades, certain situations arise in which one or more of these teeth must be removed. Severe Tooth Damage One of the most common reasons for extraction is based upon irreparable damage to a tooth. This may include one or more […]

Porcelain Veneers and How They Can Transform Your Smile

What are Porcelain Veneers? Porcelain veneers are thin porcelain shells that are carefully bonded to the front of your teeth to enhance the cosmetic appearance (and sometimes function) of your teeth. They are customized to fit precisely, improving the beauty of your smile while maintaining a natural look. How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve My Smile? The […]