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Welcome to Great Plains Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’s blog where you will find the latest news, technology updates, and related information regarding oral surgery and our patient-centered oral surgery center. Here you’ll find helpful information about oral surgery of all types including digital surgery, facial skeletal reconstruction, maxillofacial jaw surgery, maxillofacial prosthetics, orthognathic surgery, and more. 

Dr. Daniel Nielson and his staff stay on top of the latest technological advances in oral surgery and recovery processes. Our comprehensive oral and maxillofacial surgical center emphasizes exceptional, personalized patient care for oral and maxillofacial treatment, and that includes educating our patients. Great Plains OMS is here to serve you!

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    5 Steps to a Speedy Recovery After Surgery

    Whether you've had dental implants or wisdom teeth removed, the Great Plains Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team is here to help you recover quickly, while minimizing complications. To make sure your treatment is a success, we've created after surgery care steps that will help make you more comfortable through the recovery process.

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    Does Gum Disease Lead to Tooth Loss?

    Gum disease is a common oral health issue that can cause tooth loss if not treated properly. Learn how to spot gum disease early, and how to treat serious cases. 

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    Common Questions about Dentures

    If your dentist has recommended dentures, it's natural to have questions. We’re here to help with info about your options, including implant-supported dentures.

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    Correcting Impacted Teeth Before Braces

    Oral surgery is a common solution to dental issues like impacted wisdom teeth, but if you have an impacted tooth that will disrupt orthodontic treatment, you may need surgery to expose the tooth before orthodontic treatment can be effective.

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    Oral Surgery Anesthesia FAQ’s

    If you're having oral surgery, it's normal to be a little bit nervous. We want you to feel comfortable about your procedure, so we're answering some common questions about anesthesia to help put you at ease.

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    What Are Dental Implants?

    Dental implants are a common and effective option for replacing diseased or missing teeth. They can also be used to support full dentures.

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    Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

    April is National is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Dan and the team at Great Plains Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center care about you! What Causes Oral Cancer? Cancer can occur in the mouth, lips, tongue, and throat, as well as the salivary glands, pharynx, larynx and sinuses. 

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    Wisdom Teeth FAQ

    We get a lot of questions about wisdom teeth, so we've collected some of our most common ones here to help you understand why we have wisdom teeth and why they might need to be removed.

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    6 Steps to Oral Health

    Oral health takes a lifetime commitment. As we age, so do our teeth. Whether it’s wisdom teeth extraction or dental implants for dentures, our teeth, gums, and jawbones will change over time.

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    Common Teeth Issues and Emergencies

    Even with excellent dental hygiene sometimes teeth issues and emergencies will require the care of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. But don’t worry, Dr. Dan Nielson and his staff are committed to providing excellent patient care every step of the way.


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