A tooth extraction involves the removal of teeth by a dentist or oral surgeon
Impacted teeth can be painful and lead to infection.
A tooth becomes impacted when there is a lack of space in the dental arch.
Sedation is used to help alleviate anxiety and pain.
Dental Implant Surgery
More and more people are getting dental implants to replace missing teeth.
Helpful Articles For Your Dental Health
Maintaining Dental Implants Dr. Slavin is happy to provide you with some video instructions and advice for the proper maintenance and care for your Dental Implants. Please call with any questions at 561-833-6880 You may call our staff anytime day or night (24/7)...read more
Our Dental Implant Patient Follow-Up is Free For Life. Our office will schedule your annual follow-up for free! We encourage you to call with any questions at 561-833-6880 You may call our staff anytime day or night (24/7) should you have any questions or concerns...read more
Sinus Lift Post Operative Instructions Dr. Slavin is happy to provide you with some video instructions and advice to optimize your post-operative care following your sinus lift procedure. Please call with any questions at 561-833-6880 You may call our staff anytime...read more
Our Triple Protection Sterilization Procedure One of the procedures that makes us different at Good Samaritan Dental Implant Institute is our triple protection sterilization procedure. Dr. Andrew Slavin explains the details of our triple protection sterilization...read more
Dental Implant Post Operative Instructions Dr. Andrew Slavin gives some dental implant post operative instructions to assist you after your dental implant procedure. Please call with any questions at 561-833-6880 You may call our staff anytime day or night (24/7)...read more
Congenitally Missing Teeth is an oral condition that can be corrected with dental implants Congenitally missing teeth, or hypodontia is a condition whereby permanent teeth never form. This condition can occur with any of the 32 teeth. Congenitally missing teeth can...read more
Dental phobia is simply defined as “a fear of dentistry.” To avoid being seen by a dentist, patients with dental phobia will tolerate gum infections, fractured teeth, decayed teeth and loose teeth. It has been estimated that between 9% and 15% of Americans evade the...read more
Overdentures are dentures secured by dental implants. Dental implants are Titanium screws that are placed in the upper or lower jaw bone and secure the overdenture so that it does not fall out of the mouth. Conventional dentures stay in the mouth by three mechanisms:...read more
Dr. Andrew Slavin discusses banking Dental Stem Cells: Why Are Dental Stem Cells Important? Medical developments are continuing to advance in the area of Stem Cells. Dental Stem Cells are easy and painless to obtain. Research is demonstrating that Dental Stem Cells...read more
Instructions For After Your Procedure Here is some helpful information to assist you after your wisdom teeth extraction procedure. Please call with any questions. You may call our staff anytime day or night (24/7) should you have any questions or concerns about your...read more
More and more people are getting dental implants to replace missing teeth. They're a long-term solution that is imbedded in your jawbone, just like your natural teeth. They even go your natural teeth one better, since they can't develop cavities. Plus, unlike fixed...read more
Sedation for oral surgery and dental implants is used to help alleviate anxiety and pain. Sedation is also used for bone grafting, tooth extraction and wisdom tooth extraction, to name a few. Today’s technology, including IV sedation, makes it possible to perform...read more
Why a tooth extraction is performed: severe tooth decay and/or acute or chronic infection extra teeth which are blocking other teeth from coming in dental trauma severe gum disease which can affect the supporting tissues and bone structures surrounding teeth the need...read more
Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last teeth to erupt in your mouth. This generally occurs between the ages of 17 and 25, a time of life that has been called the “Age of Wisdom.” Anthropologists note that the rough diet of early humans resulted in the...read more