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Comparing Dental Implants Vs. Dental Bridges: What’s Right For Me?

Our team wants to give you all the information you need to make an informed decision and help you compare implants vs. bridges. Here are a few things to keep in mind when going over your options:‍

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Can Oral Surgery Affect Your Period? Separating Fact From Fiction

If you’re a woman and you’ve recently had oral surgery and your period has become irregular, you might be wondering if your dental treatment is the cause. Here’s everything you need to know about oral surgery and your menstrual cycle: 

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The Dental Implant Process: Aftercare And What To Expect Post-Treatment

If you’re considering dental implants or you recently had an implant placed and you’re wondering what to expect during the healing process, you’re in the right place! At the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen, we pride ourselves on informative care. That’s why we’re giving you all the information you need to feel prepared for implant surgery and its aftercare. Here’s what you can expect as you heal:

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The Dental Implant Process: Osseointegration 

This process of “osseointegration” happens after your implant is placed as your gums and jaw heal. This process is essential when it comes to successful implant treatment. If you are considering implant treatment or you have recently had an implant placed, here are a few things to consider when it comes to osseointegration:

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The Dental Implant Process: Implant Placement

We pride ourselves on keeping our patients informed no matter what procedure brings them into our office. In this multi-part blog series from the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen, we’ll give you all of the details about the implant process at our office. Here’s what you can expect during the placement phase of your treatment:

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The Dental Implant Process: Pre-Prosthetic Surgeries

To help ease your worries and give and let our patients know what to expect, this informative series breaks down the treatment process into three sections: pre-prosthetic surgeries, placement, and osseointegration.

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Overbites, Underbites, And Orthognathic Surgery

If you have a malpositioned bite, such as an overbite or underbite, the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen offers options to correct the position of your jaw and resolve your condition.

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How Orthognathic Surgery Can Help People with TMJ

If you are suffering from a severe case in TMJ in Glen Allen, a consultation for orthognathic surgery (jaw surgery) is the first step to getting the care you need to get back to a comfortable smile. Dr. Herrera at the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen offers expert care in a comfortable environment.

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FAQ: The Basics Of Jaw Surgery

At the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen, Dr. Herrera specializes in a number of maxillofacial surgical procedures, including jaw surgery. Jaw surgery, also known as “orthognathic surgery”, is used to treat a number of different oral health issues.

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What is Orthognathic Surgery?

If you are in need or restorative jaw surgery for any reason, you have probably heard the term “orthognathic surgery”. You may have even been referred to the specialists at the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery in order to take care of your treatment.

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What To Do After A Traumatic Dental Injury: Your Step-By-Step Guide

The most important thing to do when you experience a dental injury is to contact us as soon as possible for an emergency appointment. The sooner you come in, the sooner you can get relief from the pain of a dental injury, and the more likely our team is to be able to save your natural tooth.

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What Can A Maxillofacial Surgeon Do?

Whether you need a dental implant, treatment for TMJ, or any of the other services provided by Dr. Herrera, we’re here to help. At the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen, our mission is to create an environment that’s welcoming, comforting, and informative.

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Center for Oral and Facial Surgery Open House 2018

Our team at Center for Oral and Facial Surgery recently held an open house to show our appreciation to the community we serve. We had a great time meeting everyone who came out to show support and hang out with us!

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Pre & Post-Op Care For Oral Surgery

If you are coming to see Dr. Mauricio Herrera for a consultation at the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen, one of our dentists may suggest oral surgery as a treatment option. We want our patients to be completely comfortable and well-informed, so here’s a list of pre-op and post-op instructions to keep in mind if you’re an oral surgery patient

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Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

Dental implants are a great way to restore missing teeth. However, if you’re considering a dental implant in Shore Pump or Insbrook, you may have some questions about the procedure. Take a look at this blog from the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen to learn the basics of dental implants!

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Welcome to The Center for Oral and Facial Surgery at Glen Allen!

Welcome to the Center for Oral and Facial Surgery! We are proud to serve the Glen Allen community and provide quality dental care to all of our patients. Dr. Herrera specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery, extending from basic oral surgery to complex reconstructions.

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