When Should Wisdom Teeth Be Removed?

Tampa Bay Institute of Oral Surgery and Dental Implants surgeons remove thousands of teeth a year. Surgical extraction of wisdom teeth is an “everyday” procedure in our offices that are located conveniently for patients in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Polk and Orange Counties. Florida residents come to us from beyond these counties, as well, to see … Continue Reading »

What is a sinus lift?

If you do not have adequate bone to hold one or more dental implants in the upper jaw, a sinus lift procedure may be recommended. By separating the delicate membrane from the floor of the maxillary sinus above the upper molars and premolars, a bone graft can be inserted. In typically six to nine months, … Continue Reading »

Second opinion consultations commonly lead to: “Yes you can have a dental implant!”

At Tampa Bay Institute of Oral Surgery and Dental Implants, we sometimes get calls from patients who have been told they aren’t good candidates for dental implant replacement of a missing tooth. When they come in for a complimentary (no fee) consultation, our surgeons thoroughly evaluate their situation. The outcome of these second opinion consultations … Continue Reading »