Atlanta Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C.

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

“Do you ever wonder why we have wisdom teeth? It’s kind of interesting question and why they’re called wisdom teeth. And so what wisdom teeth are, they’re your third molars. You have a first molar, second molar, and third molars, and they pretty much start erupting in your late teens and come in if you […]

Why Do Wisdom Teeth Cause Pain?

“Okay, let’s talk about wisdom teeth and pain. And one of the common procedures we do as oral surgeons are remove wisdom teeth, and one of the most common reasons we take them out are they cause pain, and the number one reason they cause pain is they get infected. And they get infected because […]

How Do You Clean All-on-4 Dental Implants?

Here are some recommendations for cleaning your implant supported bridges. Once you get in the habit — you should be able to clean your implant supported bridge in 90 – 120 seconds at each cleaning. Doing this twice a day — once when you wake up or after breakfast, and once before you go to […]

How long does it take to get a dental implant?

Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Loetscher is able to place single stage implants. These implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them, but do require a minimum of six weeks of healing time before artificial teeth are placed. There are even situations where the implant can be placed […]

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental Implants Should Last a Lifetime.  One of the most common questions Dr. Loetscher gets asked from patients is: “How long do dental Implants last?” We have the answers for you! Dr. Loetscher says if dental implants are properly placed and taken care of, they can last lifetime.  Dr. Loetscher has placed thousands of implants […]

What Type of Anesthesia Does Dr. Loetscher perform?

One of the benefits of coming to Atlanta Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Dental Implant Center is that Dr. Loetscher is a board certified anesthesiologist. He is one of the only oral & maxillofacial surgeons in the state that is trained and set-up to safely administer true general anesthesia. He performs four different types of […]