Tobacco Cessation Is Important for a Complication-Free Recovery After Oral Surgery

Oral surgery comes in many different forms. Whether it’s a bone graft, dental implant, tooth extraction or other treatment, maintaining healthy gums is important in the recovery process. This often includes eating a soft-foods diet, refraining from drinking through a straw and using any prescription medications as directed. Tobacco use can be especially troublesome for… Read more »

A Facelift Can Improve the Appearance of Aging Skin

As you age, your skin naturally slows the process of exfoliation and collagen replenishment in the dermis. This causes your skin to lose elasticity. This can cause fine lines and wrinkles as well as sagging in the skin of your face and neck. To address these problem areas and restore your youthful appearance, Dr. Franco,… Read more »

There Are Two Forms of Rhinoplasty

The human nose is a rather sophisticated facial feature that serves several different purposes. Beyond the simple passage of air, it is involved directly with your sense of smell and taste. On a cosmetic level, a balanced and appealing nose bolsters self-confidence, benefitting your social life. To address a functional or cosmetic issue with the… Read more »

Titanium Dental Implants Give Bite Lock Bridges the Strength of Natural Teeth

BiteLock is a special dental restoration that is intended to restore the presence, function, and appearance of multiple missing teeth. While it is most often called for to restore the teeth of denture wearers, many people with large or multiple partials might also consider BiteLock as a dental restoration solution. The heart of our success… Read more »

Rhinoplasty to Improve Your Nose

The human nose is a complex structure that has both cosmetic as well as respiratory functions. If your nose is out of balance or it is suffering from a functional issue, it can have an adverse effect on your self-esteem and overall quality of life. Some people report difficulty breathing, which is another great reason… Read more »

The Youthful Appearance of Your Face Can Be Rejuvenated by a Facelift

The natural processes of aging affect the skin in several ways. As the years go by, your skin decreases in collagen production in the deeper layers of the dermis. At the same time, exfoliation also slows. This decreased replenishment of skin cells and collagen production causes skin to sag, causing unsightly lines and wrinkles. One… Read more »

The Miracle of BiteLock™

BiteLock™ provides permanent full mouth rehabilitation for patients who will lose (or have lost) most or all of their teeth. Eliminating the need for dentures or patch dental work, this full-bridge implant solution provides strong, natural, and beautiful teeth in a day. What makes BiteLock teeth-in-a-day stand out? The results look and feel natural with… Read more »

Enhance Your Appearance This Year with These Cosmetic Improvements

At DFW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Pedro Franco and Dr. Howard B. Price are pleased to offer a variety of aesthetic treatments to help our patients in Irving, Mesquite, and Ennis, Texas, regain their self-confidence with a positive self-image. In today’s blog, we are going to highlight these treatments for you at a glance… Read more »

Your Wisdom Teeth May Need Extraction

If your wisdom teeth are giving your trouble, our oral surgeon, Dr. , can extract them for you. Our team of highly trained professionals have the techniques and equipment needed to extract the tooth, the root, and any other infected tissues. This usually requires full sedation, so you will need to arrange to have a… Read more »

Removing Wisdom Teeth

A lot of information exists about wisdom teeth – especially concerning their removal. While there’s no one-size-fits-all explanation for wisdom tooth removal, some general guidelines do exist by which you should consider having your wisdom teeth removed, or left in. Dr. has extensive experience with wisdom tooth removal, and team here at in , ,… Read more »