Archive for September, 2012

What is Prognathism and How is it Treated?

Prognathism refers to a structural abnormality of the face that causes a marked protrusion of either the upper or lower jaw. Maxillary prognathism, also known as an overbite, is more common and not always as noticeable as mandibular prognathism, more commonly known as an underbite. This condition frequently causes the teeth of the lower jaw […]

What Happens During Your Oral Surgery Consultation

The initial consultation is an essential aspect of any oral surgery procedure. This first meeting gives patients an opportunity to learn about the procedure to come and provides them with valuable information concerning how to best prepare for the surgery. It also gives the oral surgeon the chance to assess the patient’s situation and to […]