What You Can Expect From Reshaping Your Jaw Bone With Alveoplasty

One of the treatments we offer our patients is a surgical repair that reshapes the jaw bone and is referred to as alveoplasty. This surgery is specifically performed to smooth out and optimally shape the alveolar ridge, or jawbone if teeth have been extracted or lost to decay. This reshaping of the alveolar ridge prepares you for getting one or... read more »

A Helpful Q&A on What To Expect From a Wisdom Tooth Extraction  

Do you need to have wisdom teeth pulled, whether from crowding in your mouth, a molar coming in wrong or being infected? Today’s state-of-the-art technology makes wisdom tooth extraction easier and more comfortable with proven sedation methods. Check out some of the most common questions we get about wisdom tooth extractions so you feel more prepared and confident about treatment!  ... read more »

Seeking Treatment for an Oral Infection Keeps Your Mouth and Body Safe

When it comes to oral surgery for oral- and tooth-related issues, you might need to be treated for impacted, infected or abscessed teeth. You might need a root canal treatment or one or more tooth extractions to get rid of the infection. When an infection is present, you’ll often experience pain and inflammation that can’t (and shouldn’t) be ignored.    The... read more »

What Kind of Post-Operative Pain Control Management Can You Expect After Oral or Maxillofacial Surgery?

As oral surgeons, we routinely perform a variety of surgical procedures such as bone grafting, dental implants, apicoectomies, jaw surgery, soft tissue grafting, and, of course, tooth extractions, including wisdom tooth removal. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons are experts at restoring your mouth and face after a trauma, injury, or other complication. After oral or maxillofacial surgery, you will likely... read more »

Have You Been Thinking About Getting Dental Implants To Replace Damaged Teeth?

Do you have damaged or missing teeth? Do you want a tooth replacement option that isn’t dentures or bridgework? If so, dental implants may be perfect for your smile! Implants are modern marvels that effectively replace tooth roots, allowing your “new” teeth to function, feel, and look like your natural teeth. And if you have a strong jawbone that can... read more »

Oral Cancer Awareness Week Is in April and Can Help Save Lives!

Oral Cancer Awareness Week is observed on April 3 – 9, 2022 (thanks to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance). It is supported by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery to draw attention to this often fatal disease and how early detection is the key to surviving cancer. Oral Cancer Screenings We encourage getting oral cancer screenings as... read more »

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Union Square Oral Surgery & Dental Implant

490 Post St # 620
San Francisco, CA 94102

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