BOTOX® For Your Smile

Are you embarrassed by expression lines in your face? Perhaps by your smile or eyes? If so, you are not alone. Time affects us all, and with it, we are now prepared to help reduce the effects and appearance aging can have with BOTOX® injections. BOTOX is a cosmetic treatment that can be used for… Read more »

Give Your Smile a Youthful Appearance by a Facelift

We all age over time, even our smile. It is natural for your skin to begin to sag and cause unsightly lines and wrinkles over the course of time. However, the good news is Dr. Pedro Franco, Dr. Howard Price, and Dr. Drew Havard are all trained specialists who can help you improve these lines… Read more »

Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth

A properly erupted wisdom tooth can be very beneficial to your bite and can give you a fuller smile, but there are often complications in their growth that require their removal. We want you to know what could go wrong in the mouth, and to help you remember the conditions, we made some metaphors. Some… Read more »

BiteLock™ Dental Implants Replace Your Missing Teeth in Just One Day

Dental implants are fast becoming a popular method for replacing missing teeth. In the past, they were thought of more for restoring a single tooth. Over the course of the last two decades dental implant technology has evolved to serve a broad range of dental restorations. BiteLock™ dental implants have become a highly effective method… Read more »

We Offer an Opioid-Free Facility for your Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Needs

Lately, there have been thousands of people voicing their concerns about the exposure of opioid medications, which are more commonly known as narcotic pain medications, after receiving medical treatments that can lead to heavy addictions. Here at DFW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, doctors Pedro F. Franco, Howard B. Price, and Drew Havard, care for your… Read more »

Pain from an Impacted Wisdom Tooth Might Need Treatment by Oral Surgery

The average person has four wisdom teeth in the back of their mouth. These are evolutionary holdovers from the ancient past when our ancestors had a slightly different jaw structure and survived on a primitive diet. At first, they hide deep in the gums, but in mid-to-late adolescence, the wisdom teeth attempt to emerge. This… Read more »

BiteLock Can Help Replace Teeth Knocked-Out by a Sports Injury

Playing in a contact sport, or other vigorous athletic activity can put you at increased risk of suffering a significant injury or oral trauma. This chance is only increased if you fail to take the proper safety precautions, such as wearing a quality mouth guard. Contact to the mouth from another participant or a piece… Read more »

Dentures Can Be Replaced with Four to Six Dental Implants

Many people with dentures settled for having their existing compromised teeth extracted in order to restore the appearance and full function of your mouth. Over time, many denture wearers find themselves wanting a more permanent solution. Fortunately, BiteLock dental implant technology can now replace your missing teeth with four to six dental implants. Our certified… Read more »

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 »