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Why Would I Need To See An Oral Surgeon In Florence?

Typically one does not willingly seek out an oral surgeon in Florence, South Carolina. Chances are good that you are here because your dentist referred you to us or you experienced unforeseen trauma to your face. Whatever the case may be, we are here to help! Luckily for you, you are in great hands with Dr. J Mark Lawhon. Before…

Tooth Extraction: When Does A Tooth Need Removed

While it may seem obvious to say that it’s important to keep our natural teeth, sometimes the reasons behind it are not so obvious. There are cases where teeth are so far decayed that they are not salvageable and a tooth extraction is necessary. Here are Dr. Lawhon’s office, we are here to inform you of the best scenarios for…

Alcohol Damages Microbiome In The Mouth

By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD A new study has shown that alcohol alters and damages the natural bacterial environment in the mouth. The study titled, “Drinking alcohol is associated with variation in the human oral microbiome in a large study of American adults,” published this week (24th April 2018) in the journal Microbiome explored the effects of alcohol on these…

Wisdom Teeth Removal: After The Procedure

While the actual surgical procedure is pretty serious, it’s what happens after you leave our office that is extremely important. Pain and complications can be reduced if the patient follows the procedures that we lay out. Below are a few ways that you can avoid feeling addition pain and discomfort after your wisdom teeth removal procedure: Minimize Bleeding A certain…

Florence Dental Implants: Are You A Candidate?

More often than not, dental implants are the best treatment option for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants are long-term replacements, compared to removable dentures that rest on the gum or fixed bridges where one can use adjacent teeth as anchors. They look, feel and function like natural teeth. Twenty years ago, this alternative was not available. Luckily for you, Dr.…

Florence Oral Surgeon Reviews: How Was Your Service?

It’s important to read oral surgeon reviews on Google, TripAdvisor, Yelp, Facebook or HealthGrades before doing business with anyone in the medical field. It is pretty easy to tell the real reviews from the fake ones, so you can get a true gauge of how a company actually conducts business. In our industry, it’s up to the patient to follow…

How To Choose The Right Oral Surgeon

When it comes to oral surgery, you want to make sure whomever is doing the job knows what he or she is doing. Finding the right oral surgeon in your area could prove to be difficult if you don’t have any friends or family to refer you. That’s why we’ve put together this checklist that you can use to find…

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