Posts Categorized: Oral Surgery

To Keep or To Extract your Wisdom Teeth?

Do you still have your wisdom teeth in your mouth? Or were they long ago extracted and forgotten about. Either way, they have nothing to do with your intelligence, but they can make the difference between healthy aligned teeth, or crowded, gapped, overlapped, or infected ones. There has been some controversy over the years as… Read more »

Oral Surgery Basics

Oral surgery is sometimes a crucial necessity for maintaining the health and beauty of your smile. The thought of surgery is bound to make even the most relaxed person a bit nervous. Fortunately, breakthroughs in digital x-rays, technology, and sedation have led to greater comfort and shorter healing times. At Loukas General Dentistry, we provide a… Read more »

A General Understanding of Tooth Extraction

Ideally, good hygiene and prompt dental care, when needed, could help you retain all of your healthy, permanent teeth for life. Even if you have to extract your four wisdom teeth, the remaining 28 teeth can function perfectly well, provided they don’t become excessively diseased or damaged. Still, very few people enjoy ideal dental health… Read more »

Wise Up to Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth gained their moniker long ago because they begin to show between the ages of 17-25, once referred to as “the age of wisdom.” These days, wisdom teeth are more famous for the discomfort they cause than for their time of arrival. Your last four molars are exceptions to many of the rules that… Read more »

Oral Surgery and Your Dental Health

Park Ridge implant dentists, Dr. Maria and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, are specially trained to handle complex dental situations, such as complicated tooth extractions and innovative tooth replacement with dental implants. Combining a wealth of experience with the latest innovative technology and procedures, we can help rebuild your smile to restore its health, beauty, and ability… Read more »

Should Your Wisdom Teeth Come Out?

Wisdom tooth removal seems to be a universal experience, and it seems that almost everyone has a story about their wisdom tooth extraction. However, not everyone has had this experience, and occasionally you will meet someone who still has their wisdom teeth. If you have never had your wisdom teeth removed or if your teen… Read more »

Does Your Tooth Need an Extraction?

Depending on the reason, losing a tooth can come as a surprise to some patients, but being told that one needs to be extracted can prove devastating as you anticipate the loss of what should have been a permanent tooth. With the numerous tools and treatments made available by modern dentistry, more people are able… Read more »

Chicago Dentists Offer Quality Dental Care

A simple Google search reveals an array of options for Chicago residents looking for dental care. Fortunately, you don’t need to look any further than Loukas General Dentistry. We provide the latest in dental care technology for our patients. In today’s blog, your Chicago dentists, Dr. Maria Loukas and Dr. Thanasi Loukas, explain how the… Read more »

Park Ridge Oral Surgeons Discuss the Need for Oral Surgery

When detected early, most dental health issues can be treated with noninvasive procedures and improved oral hygiene.  Unfortunately, dental diseases aren’t always detected early, and by the time you seek treatment, the damage may be severe enough to require oral surgery. Your dedicated Park Ridge oral surgeons offer a variety of surgical procedures in their… Read more »