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You may need to undergo tooth extraction surgery for several reasons, including late-stage tooth decay, trauma, and aesthetics. After surgery, you might be tempted to resume your daily activities, but you can’t go back to exercising right away. LIMIT EXERCISE FOR THE NEXT 4 DAYS AFTER ORAL SURGERY as this will increase blood pressure and […]

Vaping After Oral Surgery – “To Vape Or Not To Vape”

Oral Surgeons like Dr. Alijanian have recently been getting more and more inquiries from patients on VAPING after an oral surgery procedure. This BLOG is to help you decide whether or not it is safe to vape (or smoke) and the effects of doing so after an oral procedure. (Implants or tooth extraction) What is […]

Do I need to See an Oral Surgeon?

 Do I need to see an Oral Surgeon?  If your  general dentist refers you to an oral surgeon, it does not necessarily mean you have a challenging case to treat. It simply means there is a specialized surgeon who can better treat your case which requires attention beyond the scope of general dentistry. Oral surgery […]

What is all the hype surrounding All on 4 Treatment

It is very important to understand that this is a treatment that is provided for patients who are either missing all their teeth or are losing all their teeth. The term (All on 4) itself defines teeth that are permanent, meaning retained, and supported by four implants. In comparison to dentures that are removable and […]

What to eat after Oral Surgery

  Spring is just around the corner and many patients are preparing to have their wisdom teeth removed over their Spring Break.  As a provider of oral surgery in Walnut Creek, we are asked a lot of questions about dietary restrictions after the procedure. We suggest a soft diet for one week. First 24 hours […]

Beat the Heat this Summer!

“Summertime and the living’s easy” as the saying goes. School’s out, vacations are taken, and the sun is shining bright in the sky. Sounds like the perfect scenario, but when the temperature hits triple digits, it becomes a different story. We avoid going outdoors, we run the A/C 24/7 and the summer season we were […]

Drinking after Oral Surgery – wisdom teeth & dental implants

ALCOHOL Having a tooth extracted or implant placed is an experience no one really looks forward to, especially during the summertime when people are having barbecues, parties and celebrations, all of which typically have alcohol in the mix. A common question we get is how long one should wait to have an alcoholic beverage after […]

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