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Altitude Oral Maxillofacial Implant Center Blog

Do I Need Jaw Surgery in Denver?

December 8, 2017

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Woman with jaw painDo you live with the daily struggles of a temporomandibular disorder (TMJ disorder)? When the joint on either side of the face that connects the jaw to the skull functions incorrectly, it can lead to many painful and uncomfortable symptoms, such as limited mobility and swelling. To improve its function, you may be considering jaw surgery in Denver, but is it your best option? When alternative treatments fail to give you the relief you need, it may be time to consider a surgical intervention.

Wisdom Teeth Extractions in Denver — For All Ages?

November 18, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — altitudeofs @ 7:39 pm

woman with a toothacheThe wisdom teeth are an “extra” set of teeth that usually emerge in late adolescence. Their removal has become so routine that it’s almost a rite of passage during or right after high school. However, some people may have their wisdom teeth removed well into adulthood due to persistent pain, infection, or impaction. Is there a right time to have wisdom teeth extractions? Denver expert Dr. Brian Fangman weighs in below.