What Is the Right Age to Get Dental Implants?

At Coastal Virginia Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Chesapeake, our team is proud to have two amazing doctors on staff who each have many years providing patients of different backgrounds and needs with dental implants. They each have the same goal—to help each patient achieve the beautiful and functional smiles they’ve always wanted....
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What Does It Mean When Wisdom Teeth Are Impacted?

Wisdom teeth are third molars that almost everyone in Chesapeake has. And in turn, they’re something that almost everyone will have to deal with at some point in their lives. These pesky teeth most often erupt (or try to erupt) during your teens or early 20s, and when they do, they cause complications and discomfort....
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Reasons Why You May Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom teeth removal is one of the most common oral surgeries our doctors perform at Coastal Virginia Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Chesapeake. And while having your wisdom teeth removed isn’t something you put on your bucket list, it’s a necessity for most men, women, and teens....
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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Every year, our doctors meet with hundreds of Chesapeake patients who want to learn more about replacement options for their loose or missing teeth. And while there are several options available, most dental professionals—including our doctors—recommend dental implants to those who qualify....
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Can All of My Wisdom Teeth Be Removed at Once?

Our doctors at Coastal Virginia Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Virginia Beach see hundreds of patients every year about wisdom teeth removal. When determining the best course of action for this procedure, our doctors will sit down with every patient for a one-on-one consultation....
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Do I Need to Have Regular Check-Ups for Dental Implants?

Dental implants are hailed by many in the world of dentistry (including our doctors) as the best tooth-replacement system on the market. And they’re right. Dental implants have truly changed the lives of many men and women by restoring full oral function and aesthetics....
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Diet Tips After Wisdom Teeth Removal

When our doctors talk to potential wisdom teeth removal patients for an initial consultation, one of the most frequently asked questions they hear surrounds dietary restrictions during recovery. Because there will be mild discomfort, bleeding, and swelling after wisdom teeth removal, Chesapeake patients will need to restrict their diet for several days....
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How Long Does it Take to Complete Dental Implant Treatment?

If you have loose or missing teeth, and you’ve been researching options to have them replaced, you’ve surely seen a lot of talk around the web regarding dental implants. And for good reason! Tooth-replacement systems of old really don’t compare to these permanently, natural-looking prosthetic teeth....
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