Posts Tagged ‘ oral and maxillofacial surgery ’


Truly one of the most poorly understood professions, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons have done a poor job of promoting and providing public awareness of our profession. (J Oral and Maxillofac Surg 74:1109-1110, 2016). The basic definition is that we provide “comprehensive surgical care and treatment of the face, jaws, mouth and teeth.” We are the […]

A Visual Overview of Wisdom Teeth Removal

For many people, the phrase wisdom teeth removal inspires anxiety. While tooth extraction is not a walk in the park, it is often necessary to ensure oral health. Dr.  Wagner Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists of Racine, WI can provide more information on wisdom teeth removal to help ease your mind.  Here are the […]


Removal of wisdom teeth and other oral surgical procedures can cause discomfort. It is very interesting to me that I find that a positive mental attitude on the part of parents, friends, spouses, and especially the patient can have a profound effect on how a given patient handles the stress of surgery and recovery.

Molar Extraction Technology Helps with Dental Implants

 Oral surgery procedures like molar extraction and dental implants can sometimes be a difficult process, but new technology is making these processes better than ever. Having teeth removed and dental implants put in after a long period of time can cause several issues. The more you delay the installation of dental implants, the higher chances […]


I have reported a number of times in the past how holding onto your third molar teeth leads to problems including periodontal disease on the adjacent teeth and can lead to bone loss on those teeth. In a recent article, the authors showed a procedure where they preemptively grafted the third molar sockets right at […]

History of Oral Surgery

Oral surgery has played a large role in ancient and modern-day societies alike. Over the years, oral surgery has helped improve the oral health and quality of life of communities around the world. As oral surgeons and dental implant specialists, we believe it is important to revisit the crucial role our industry has played in an effort to appreciate […]

Oral Cyst Symptoms & Types

Unless you have personally encountered an oral cyst, you may not know much about them. In an effort to maintain good oral health, it is important to be aware of the different symptoms and types of cysts. Wagner Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists is an expert in oral care. For information about the signs […]

How to Pick the Right Oral Surgeon

When it comes to picking the right oral surgeon, there is no such thing as being too careful. At Wagner Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists, we understand how critical this first step in the oral surgery process is. But what should you look for in an oral surgeon and how do you know if […]

Helping your Child through Oral Surgery

Oral surgery can seem like a big deal to children. At Wagner Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists we are experts in oral surgery, so we try to make every procedure painless and as smooth as possible. If your child needs oral surgery, it’s essential that you help them through their procedure. Unsure where to […]

Oral Surgery: How to Prepare for & Recovery from Anesthesia

 At Wagner Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Specialists, we value the importance of a smooth and comfortable oral surgery experience. Because of this desire, we offer our patients anesthesia services. Here, providing the highest quality of anesthesia treatment is just as much of a priority as offering superior oral surgery. And in an effort to […]