Oral Surgery

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The procedure of extracting or “pulling” teeth is classified as the simplest form of oral surgery. While there are differing reasons that necessitate a tooth’s extraction, our careful, compassionate and highly skilled team of doctors is ready to handle any of your oral surgery needs. You can rest easy, knowing you’re in the right hands!

These include:

Impacted or partially erupted wisdom teeth
Teeth that have been severely damaged and cannot be restored
Baby teeth that are “stuck” or preventing permanent teeth from erupting
Loose teeth that require extraction to prepare for full or partial dentures

We know that no one looks forward to having teeth extracted, but if you require oral surgery, our team at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics is one of the most skilled and compassionate in the area. Contact us to make an appointment today.

Wisdom Teeth Extractions

A problematic wisdom tooth can mean trouble for your oral health.
Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Wisdom teeth, also called third molars, are the last set of permanent teeth to erupt through the gums. They can endanger your dental health if they are positioned abnormally or your jaw is not large enough to hold them. Failing to erupt can cause problems as well. The roots of surrounding teeth may end up being crowded, forcing them out of alignment and damaging your bite.

Implants

Just because you lose a tooth doesn’t mean you’re doomed forever to an embarrassing smile or difficulty chewing. Dental implants are a practical and permanent solution that our team can provide by surgically placing an anchor for a replacement tooth.

At BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics, dental implants happen in three phases:

A skilled dentist places the post into the jawbone
The area heals and undergoes osseointegration, which means it combines with the bone to create a solid foundation.
An artificial tooth is placed securely onto the implant.

Contact us to schedule an appointment so we can assess your unique needs and find a custom solution that’s worth smiling about!

Every smile is worth saving! Schedule an appointment at any of our locations in Austin, Houston and Fort Worth, to see if a dental implant could restore the look and function of your mouth.

 

Bone Grafting

Bone deterioration caused by severe gum disease or infection used to mean the loss of permanent teeth and normal function. Now, thanks to bone grafting technology and skillful dentists like ours at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics, patients can restore lost bone support and improve their quality of life.

Bone grafting at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics has many benefits:

Preventing tooth loss – A loose tooth could be made more stable with a minor bone grafting procedure.

Preventing bone resorption – After tooth extraction, your dentist places a bone graft in the extraction site to prevent bone loss in the future.

Strengthening dental implants – When replacing lost teeth with dental implants, a bone graft may be necessary for support where bone loss has occurred.

We’ll do a thorough evaluation to determine if bone grafting is the right plan for you. Call us to make an appointment at any of our locations [link].

You shouldn’t have to live with the uncomfortable effects of oral bone loss. BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics has the solution to restore the function of your teeth and improve your quality of life.
Contact us to schedule an appointment so we can assess your unique needs and find a custom solution that’s worth smiling about!

Sedation & IV Sedation

Is dental anxiety or phobia keeping you from addressing your oral health needs? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Our team at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics can make your visit comfortable with sedation dentistry.

Sedation dentistry is a safe way to relax or even sleep through your dental procedures. We offer a range of options, including: minimal sedation (laughing gas), moderate sedation (a little more relaxed), deep sedation (still conscious and can be awakened, but not aware of sensation or anxiety), and general anesthesia (unconscious) which is reserved for more involved oral surgeries.

Call us to discuss the sedation options that are available to you at any of our locations [link] . And, don’t worry! You can count on our team to make you feel comfortable and safe.

All on Four

The Modern Solution for Missing Teeth
All on 4 Dental Implants.

Having a good set of teeth is not only key for eating and enjoying food but also for your self confidence. No one wants to be seen with multiple missing teeth, or worse a denture that continually falls out. Here at Heritage Family Dentistry we offer a modern solution; All on 4.

The All on 4 treatment concept provides a permanent full bridge supported by only 4 dental implants placed where bone density is highest. This procedure ensures greater stability in the bone and can be completed for the entire upper and/ or lower teeth. It also reduces the need for bone grafting surgery in the future.

The entire procedure is completed in our office using an anesthetic that you and the dentist agree works best for you. Temporary teeth are placed immediately after surgery so you will able to continue with your daily life. This process does require multiple visits to our office however it is a faster treatment compared to other dental options and requires minimal healing time.

In the past 20 years there has been scientifically proven and documented clinical success with the All on 4 treatment. It is currently the most time and cost effective dental treatment regarding missing teeth with the least amount of discomfort.

Call us to schedule an appointment so we can assess your needs and find a custom solution for you.

Schedule an appointment at any of our locations in Houston and Fort Worth, today.

Teeth Removal

There are times when it is necessary to remove a tooth. Sometimes a baby tooth has misshapen or long roots that prevent it from falling out as it should, and the tooth must be removed to make way for the permanent tooth to erupt. At other times, a tooth may have so much decay that it puts the surrounding teeth and jaw at risk of decay, so your doctor may recommend removal and replacement with a bridge or implant. Infection, orthodontic correction, or problems with a wisdom tooth can also require removal of a tooth.

When it is determined that a tooth needs to be removed, your dentist may extract the tooth during a regular checkup or may schedule another visit for this procedure. The root of each tooth is encased within your jawbone in a “tooth socket,” and your tooth is held in that socket by a ligament. In order to extract a tooth, your dentist must expand the socket and separate the tooth from the ligament holding it in place. While this procedure is typically very quick, it is important to share with your doctor any concerns or preferences for sedation.

Once a tooth has been removed, neighboring teeth may shift, causing problems with chewing or with your jaw joint function. To avoid these complications, your dentist may recommend that you replace the extracted tooth.

Don’t let a problem tooth become a big menace. Our team at BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics is one of the most skilled and compassionate in the area. Call us or make an appointment today.

Don’t let a problem tooth become a big menace. Let the BLVD Dentistry & Orthodontics team carefully remove it and protect your smile!