Anesthesia: Safety and Comfort in the OMS Office

Due to recent events in the local news, we wanted to take a moment to let our patients know that we take the highest safety precautions when administering anesthesia during a surgical procedure. Dr. Durham and Dr. Soung have an extensive amount of training and are diligently committed to ensuring…

Does It Hurt To Get Dental Implants?

  Although each patient’s experience is unique, most people find they experience less pain and discomfort than they expect, and typically return to work the next day. Local anesthesia or IV sedation can be used to keep you comfortable, depending on the procedure. Post-implant surgery discomfort is like that of…

Can my child get dental implants?

  Yes, dental implants are an excellent and smart long-term solution for children who have lost permanent teeth due to injury or accident. It’s advisable to consult with a dental implant expert as soon as possible after the teeth are lost. However, in most circumstances, the dentist will wait to…

Are Dental Implants Safe?

Are Dental Implants Safe? Dental implants, which have been used for half a century, are a safe and effective alternative to bridges and dentures. However, as with any medical procedure, there can be complications. Problems are rare, though, and when they do occur they’re usually very minor and easily treated….

Where Can I Find A Knowledgeable Dental Implant Dentist?

Where Can I Find A Knowledgeable Dental Implant Dentist? Dr. Christopher Durham, DDS, and Dr. George Soung, DDS of The Oral Surgery Institute of the Carolinas are both Board Certified and Diplomats of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ABOMS). Diplomates of the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial…

Can Any Dentist Provide My Dental Implant?

Can Any Dentist Provide My Dental Implant? Dental Implants are sophisticated dental devices that must be placed carefully to minimize complications or implant failure. Your regular Dentist is very important for your long term oral health care, however, for best results, it is important that you choose a dental implant…

Are Dental Implants Expensive?

Are Dental Implants Expensive? If you’re wondering whether or not the cost of Dental Implants is expensive we need to keep in mind, that no two patients or their customized dental implant treatments are exactly alike, the number of appointments, procedures, and cost of dental implants will vary, depending on…

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

How Long Do Dental Implants Last? Dental Implants NC Modern dental implants have been used successfully for over 30 years. They are the strongest devices available to support teeth replacement. You don’t have to worry about your implant coming loose at the wrong time like dentures. Since they aren’t anchored…

Do Dental Implants Feel Natural?

Do Dental Implants Feel Natural? Dental Implants NC A dental implant should fit seamlessly into the normal sensations of your mouth. The dental implant is replacing a missing tooth, therefore you won’t have any feeling in the implant itself. Any feeling you have comes from the surrounding gum tissue. With…

What Type of NC, Dentist Practice Offers Dental Implants?

  What Type of NC, Dentist Practice Offers Dental Implants? Dental implant surgery is, of course, surgery, and is best done by a trained surgeon. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) has the specialized education and training in the complexities of the bone, skin, muscles and nerves involved, to ensure…

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