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What You Should Know About Dental Implants

We all know that for most people, wisdom teeth need to be removed in order to prevent serious dental problems! But have you ever wondered, what exactly is a wisdom tooth? Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that typically grow in during a person’s late teens/early twenties. Why are they called “wisdom” teeth? […]

FAQs Regarding General Anesthesia for Oral Surgery

Here in our office we perform a variety of treatments including dental implants, facial reconstruction and teeth removal. If you have recently been diagnosed with a condition that requires any of these types of treatment, you will likely be required to go under general anesthesia. For some people, impeding anesthesia can induce a bit of […]

Dentures – The End of An Era

You may have heard the term “edentulous”, a term that describes someone that has no teeth. Incredibly, more than 35 million Americans do not have any teeth. Despite advances in dentistry, this number is expected to grow in the next two decades along with an aging baby boomer generation. Tooth loss commonly results from decay […]

Could Diamonds be an Oral Surgeon’s Best Friend?

Dr. Hill routinely replaces missing teeth with dental implants here in our office.  Dental implants are artificial tooth “roots” made of titanium, used to anchor dental prostheses, including crowns, and implant supported bridges and dentures. One of the largest factors in successful dental implant placement is adequate, healthy bone density to anchor the post. Unfortunately, […]

Dental Implant Video #3

Dental Implant Video #3 by Dr. David Lee Hill, Jr. Dental Implants Video #3 presented by Dr. David Lee Hill, Jr. at Chapel Hill Implant and Oral Surgery Center, in Chapel Hill NC. Call 919-238-9961.

What is a Dental Implant?

You may have heard the term “dental implant,” but do you really know what it is? Teeth essentially can be thought of having two main parts: the crown, the part of the tooth that can be seen above the gum tissues, and the root, the part that is suspended in the bone by periodontal ligament […]

Bone Grafting Can Help Dental Implants

We have good news for you: if you were told that you don’t have enough bone to support a dental implant. With the help of bone grafting we now have the ability to grow bone where needed. Learn more about Bone Grafting for Dental Implant Placement  

Dental Implant Video 2

Dental Implant Video #2 by Dr. David Lee Hill, Jr. Dental Implants Video #2 presented by Dr. David Lee Hill, Jr. at Chapel Hill Implant and Oral Surgery Center, in Chapel Hill NC.

Missing Teeth?

You don’t have to live with missing teeth! See how dental implants can restore your confidence & smile! >> Read more about Dental Implants      

Third Molar Socket Grafting

Third Molar Socket Grafting – I recently attended a symposium on alveolar grafting and ridge preservation. One of the speakers, Thomas B. Dodson, DMD, presented an interesting paper dealing with the effects of mandibular third molar (M3) removal on the periodontal health of the adjacent second molar (M2). He also addressed weather additional surgical procedures […]