All-on-4 Dental Implants

If many or all of your teeth are lost or damaged, you may be a good candidate for treatment with All-on-4. The procedure provides a full set of new, durable teeth to replace non-functional dentition. Somerset and Hunterdon County patients can come to our practice for care and, in most cases, by the next day, leave with a completely restored smile. What Is All-on-4? All-on-4......
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Oral Surgery Anesthesia

Somerset Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group doctors are certified to administer local and general anesthesia within our offices. We have decades of experience providing care and comfort to Somerset and Hunterdon County patients. The range of anesthetic options we use distinguishes our work from traditional sedation dentistry and allows a high degree of precision in treatment. The specialists in our practice are credentialed by the......
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Apicoectomy

An apicoectomy may be needed when an infection develops or persists after a root canal treatment.  An apicoectomy is done only after a tooth has had at least one root canal treatment.  During the procedure, the end  of the root will be exposed, infected tissue will be removed along with the last few millimeters of the root tip. The root will be inspected and if......
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3D Imaging

Our doctors were one of the first offices in the US to use the CS9300 3D cone beam scanner.  Our 3D scanner enables us to perform a wider range of diagnosis and treatment in our office.  We can choose multiple fields of view to limit your radiation exposure. For more information on 3D imaging and how it is used, contact our offices in the Somerset County......
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TMJ Disorders

TMJ disorder refers to a medical condition affecting the temporomandibular joint. This is the name for the joints on both the left and right side that connect the jaw and the skull. TMJ disorder is the name given to the condition that occurs when any of these joints are not functioning in the way they are supposed to. Our doctors can help people in the......
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Impacted Canines

In order for teeth to function properly, they all need to develop in proper alignment. Impacted canines may cause misalignment in the teeth. When this happens, a person’s canines (also called cuspids) fail to break through the gum line to take their permanent position with the rest of the upper, front teeth. If this happens, a doctor needs to perform a procedure in order to......
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Oral Pathology

The inside of your mouth is composed of a special type of skin called mucosa. On its normal appearance this type of skin is smooth and coral pink in color. The alteration of this appearance, could be an early indication of pathological processes. The most serious of this processes is oral cancer. Reddish patches (erythroplasia) or whitish patches (leukoplakia) in the mouth A sore that......
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Facial Trauma

Our doctors are trained, skilled, and uniquely qualified to manage and treat facial trauma, while often exceeding the modern standards oral surgeons must meet. They are on staff at local hospitals and deliver emergency room coverage for facial injuries, which include the following conditions: Facial lacerations Intraoral lacerations Avulsed (knocked out) teeth Fractured facial bones (cheek, nose, or eye socket) Fractured jaws (upper and lower......
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Bone Grafting

Patients often require bone grafting to support their treatment with dental implants. Somerset Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group uses this approach to strengthen sites for tooth replacement, to return an aesthetically appealing smile, and to restore natural tooth function. While bone grafting is an important aspect of dental implant procedures, most patients find the experience very manageable. In part, this is due to the advanced......
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