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Anxious About Seeing the Dentist? Consider Sedation Dentistry

Anxiety is a very real condition that afflicts countless people all over the world. Some people may even think they do not suffer from such a condition until it is time to go in for a dental checkup. Dental anxiety occurs when a person becomes nervous about going to an oral surgeon. The good news is that if you ever feel severe anxiety about visiting Dr. Mulokozi Lugakingira, he can offer you sedation dentistry to help.

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4 Risks of Not Getting Wisdom Teeth Removed

Dr. Mulokozi Lugakingira recommends people get their wisdom teeth removed when they are still fairly young. When people receive this tooth extraction when they are in their teens or 20’s, there is a reduced likelihood of experiencing complications as a result from the surgery. Waiting even a few years can increase your odds of having the following health problems.

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Prepare Your Mouth for National Smile Week With Dental Implants

National Smile Week starts the second week of August, and if you are not yet ready to flash your pearly whites to the world, now is a great time to prepare. Some people are too embarrassed to smile because they worry about how their teeth look or that fact that they are missing some teeth. Fort Wayne Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Implant Center offers a number of options to help you get your smile back, including dental implants for patients who are good candidates.

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Learn More About Implant Supported Dentures

If you have been dealing with tooth loss, you’ve probably heard about dental implants. They’ve become increasingly popular as a permanent option to bridgework that has superior strength and a beautiful appearance. What you might not realize is that implants aren’t just for people who are missing one or a few teeth. Advances in the use of implants has led to the development of implant supported dentures, providing more patients than ever the options of permanent replacements for a full set of teeth.

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Why Oral Surgeons are Unique Professionals

Everyone wants a beautiful smile, but your mouth requires maintenance and sometimes surgical intervention to stay healthy. Dentists can perform numerous procedures and regular checkups. However, more advanced procedures require an oral surgeon such as Dr. Mulokozi Lugakingira of Fort Wayne Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Implant Center.

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