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

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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

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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 »

An Opioid-Free Practice is a Safe Practice

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Here at DFW Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, our team of doctors which includes Dr. Pedro Franco, Dr. Howard Price and Dr. Drew Havard are proud to offer a safe surgical practice, so you don’t have to fear any narcotic pain medications or narcotic additions from any of our treatments and procedures.   In today’s society,… Read more »

The Potential Problems You Might Face After Tooth Extraction

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If you’re due for a tooth extraction, it’s probably the last treatment option available to restore your oral health. This treatment can be quite beneficial for you and your smile. However, after treatment, there is the potential of experiencing complications. These problems include: -Dry socket: Dry socket occurs when a blood clot fails to form… Read more »

The Amazing Work of Dental Implants

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Did you know, dental implants are a strong and secure way to restore a lost tooth? Well, it’s true! Thanks to today’s technological advances in the medical industry, dental patients benefit from numerous benefits, especially when it comes to dental implants. Dental implants are made of titanium, which is a biologically safe metal that will… Read more »

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

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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 »

Impacted Teeth and Your Wisdom Teeth

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What have you heard about impacted teeth? You may have heard that wisdom teeth sometimes become impacted, and you probably know that wisdom teeth are removed in order to avoid these types of issues. But did you know that several teeth could actually become impacted? Sadly, any impacted tooth could lead to serious problems—but there… Read more »