Your Guide to Dental Implants

Talking about losing or replacing teeth isn’t a pleasant topic. It’s one we’re not fond of discussing either. The reality is that a lot of people will lose teeth, and they’ll need new ones to take their place. But what exactly can you do to replace a lost tooth? Well, Drs. Pedro Franco, Howard Price,… Read more »

An Untreated Dental Abscess Can Lead to Severe Complications

Certain individuals will choose to put off routine dental care. People struggling with dental anxiety or unaddressed dental phobia are often at increased risk of suffering from gum disease and cavities. Without timely diagnosis and treatment, even a seemingly small area of tooth decay could develop into a very serious problem. In time, the oral… Read more »

Can Certain Factors Put You at Risk of Sleep Apnea?

It’s a common belief that sleep apnea is caused by the environment, but this sleep disorder commonly results from a variety of risk factors, including your genetic makeup. Causes also differ between the two forms of sleep apnea–central and obstructive. We offer further information on some of the sleep apnea risk factors to help you… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Smile’s Health Reduce as You Age

If you are experiencing the changes aging can bring, then Drs. Pedro Franco, Howard Price, and Drew Havard with DFW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Irving, Texas, want you to know you are not alone. Aging is difficult for everyone and keeping up with your health can be equally tricky. That is why we have… Read more »

Learn About Bone Grafting

Do you need a bone graft? Are you ready to learn all you need to know about bone grafting, so you can be prepared if you need it? If so, we can help you! Bone grafting is a common procedure and our oral surgeons, Drs. Pedro Franco, Howard Price, and Drew Havard with DFW Oral… Read more »

Why You Should Choose An Oral Surgeon

You’re at the dental office and your dentist states that you need to have a surgical procedure to restore your oral health. In order for you to get the treatment you need, your dentist recommends that you visit an oral surgeon. Why? It’s simple. While dentists are trained and qualified to perform several dental procedures,… Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile with Jaw and Facial Pain Treatments

Chronic jaw and facial pain can arise at all ages but is most common with adults. Several symptoms can be linked to jaw and facial pain that can arise in your ears, around your jaw, when biting down or even at the top of your head. Due to the abundance of causes of jaw and… Read more »

The Types of Sleep Apnea and Their Risk Factors

Many patients are under the impression that all causes of sleep apnea result from the environment, but this is not the case. The truth is that sleep apnea can also result from many risk factors, including genetics. In fact, the two main types of sleep apnea–central and obstructive sleep apnea–can have different causes. We review… Read more »

Dental Implant Restorations: Are They Right for You?

Have you lost teeth because of dental diseases, such as severe tooth decay or gum disease? Or are you missing teeth because of injury or accident? Dental implants are a modern dental solution to the problem of missing teeth, besides traditional brides or dentures. Dental implants replace the tooth roots and are implanted surgically into… Read more »

Signs Wisdom Teeth Need to Go

Besides pain and swelling in the mouth, there are some signs of wisdom teeth needing removal that you can monitor. If you detect any of the following signs and symptoms, or if the spaces behind your molars are throbbing or swelling, please give us a call so that we can arrange you an appointment to… Read more »