• Dental Implants 101

    Whether you are missing a tooth, or at risk of losing many, dental implants may be a great solution for you. Dental implants are an increasingly popular fix for missing or dying teeth, and have many benefits. What is a Dental Implant? Dental implants are high tech teeth. The root of your current tooth...

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  • Wisdom Tooth Removal Aftercare

    Having your impacted wisdom teeth removed is a serious surgical procedure, and post-operative care is extremely important! Read on for instructions on how to care for your sore mouth, and how to minimize unnecessary pain and complications. Immediately Following Surgery Keep a firm, yet gentle, bite on the gauze packs that have been placed...

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  • Pre-Implant Bone Augmentation

    Pre-Implant Bone Augmentation We are all unique, and so is your mouth! Sometimes, your jaw needs to be beefed up a little, and we’re not talking a hefty workout at the gym. You may have lost teeth due to gum disease which has resulted in bone loss, or you could just have been “born...

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  • Learning the Lingo Dental Implants

    Dental implants are a safe and effective replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. The implant is placed in your jawbone and integrates with your natural bone. This implant then forms a stable, sturdy base for your new teeth. What They Are • Implant: The implant itself is a rod that is screwed into...

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  • Oral Cancer and Hepatitis C

    The Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) recently found that individuals infected with the hepatitis C virus are two to five times more likely to develop head and neck cancers. The JNCI study found that the risk for hepatitis C patients of developing head and neck cancers more than doubled for oral cavity...

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  • Botox and Juvederm for Summer

    Botox has become a household name, an injectable treatment that smooths out wrinkles. Juvederm is a little less known than Botox, but it has a similar anti-aging affect on the face. Juvederm is another injectable treatment that adds volume to the face, often called a “filler.” Botox and Juvederm can help you feel summertime...

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  • How Many Wisdom Teeth Do You Have?

    Wisdom tooth removal has become somewhat of a rite of passage – puffy-cheeked post-extraction photos, a diet of Jell-O and mashed potatoes. But not everyone gets their wisdom teeth taken out. In fact, not everyone has wisdom teeth at all! Have you ever wondered why some people have four wisdom teeth while others have...

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  • The Benefits of Jaw Surgery

    As doctors, we always weigh the risks and benefits of any procedure or medication therapy. One of the most significant procedures that we perform in our office is orthognathic surgery, more commonly known as “jaw surgery”. Orthognathic surgery has the ability to enhance a patient’s life, giving him or her the comfort needed to...

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  • On the Lookout for Oral Cancer

    Oral cancer screenings are performed regularly at dental exams, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be paying attention to your dental hygiene between appointments. Taking matters into your own hands is the best way to maintain your oral health. Not sure how to screen for oral cancer? We’ll show you! What is oral pathology?...

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  • Get Checked, April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

    Being that we are entering April, now is the time to be proactive and get yourself checked for oral cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, about 48,330 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer, and an estimated 9,570 people will die from oral cancer in 2016. In the spirit of April’s Oral Cancer...

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Desert Maxillofacial Center

39935 Vista Del Sol, Suite 100
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270


Phone

760-837-1515


Fax

760-837-1011


Opening hours

Mon - Sat 8.00 - 18.00
Sunday CLOSED