How Long Does it Take to Feel Normal After a Tooth Extraction?

Has your dentist recommended you get a tooth extraction? What does it mean exactly? Tooth extraction can be needed for a number of reasons: a large filling is damaged, you have a cracked/chipped tooth, or simply because you need your wisdom teeth removed. Depending on the reason, tooth extractions can be a major or very […]

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Healthy, Soft Foods To Enjoy After Oral Surgery

Oral surgery can be quick and painless, leaving your mouth feeling better than it ever has, but to ensure great results, you have to make sure you give your mouth the proper time to heal. That means eating foods that won’t damage or aggravate the parts of your mouth that are healing. Luckily, you can […]

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What To Expect When Having Your Teeth Removed

Dental Extractions in Las Vegas, NV Tooth extractions might seem scary, but they are one of the most routine oral surgery procedures out there, and they are an extremely safe and relatively painless treatment to undergo. At The Center for Oral Surgery Las Vegas we not only handle tooth extractions and wisdom teeth in Las […]

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Everything You Need to Know for Fear-Free Oral Surgery

The term oral surgery can sound daunting, given that surgery is known for being a serious and often invasive procedure—but in the case of oral surgery the opposite is true: in most instances oral surgery is low risk and relatively non-invasive! Here at The Center For Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, your Las Vegas dental […]

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What Conditions Does An Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon Treat?

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a dental specialist who treats many diseases, injuries, and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws, hard and soft tissues of the mouth, and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. This type of dental specialist is often referred to as simply an oral surgeon. Our Las Vegas oral surgeon provides […]

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Can Periodontal Disease Prevent Me from Getting Dental Implants?

Dental implants are the most advanced, effective, and long lasting way to replace missing teeth. They restore the appearance and function of your smile, along with your confidence, and even help to strengthen tissue and bone in the process, boosting your oral health overall. The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas offers a range […]

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5 Care Tips for Dental Implants

If you’re getting dental implants soon, congratulations! This can be a huge step towards an improved self-image. If you’ve recently gotten dental implants, you can probably vouch for this too. While the actual procedure is a huge step, now you must learn to care for your dental implants so they can continue to shine as […]

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What Are the Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

The following symptoms are common indicators that you may have oral cancer. While these symptoms may indicate a less serious issue, it’s in your best interest to schedule a doctor visit to receive a professional diagnosis. The doctor will perform a physical exam on your lips and mouth and run tests if any suspicious or […]

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What Is an Apicoectomy And Why Is It Important?

At The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, our number one priority is your oral health. While there are some diseases and infections that attack our teeth to the point of tooth loss, Dr. Carlos Letelier and our amazing team will do everything in their hands to not only save your tooth, but to […]

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The Benefits of Bone Grafts

The Center For Oral Surgery of Las Vegas performs a number of oral surgeries like dental implants, jaw surgeries, wisdom teeth extraction, and bone grafts in Las Vegas. For many patients, a bone graft is used in combination with other oral surgeries like dental implants or jaw surgery. Our Las Vegas oral surgeon is an […]

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How To Prepare For Dental Implants

At The Center For Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, it is our mission to provide top-notch care to our patients. For patients who have lost a tooth due to damage, trauma, or injury, we hope to restore your smile with revolutionary dental implant technology. Dental implants allow patients to choose a real, life-like tooth implant […]

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What You Should Know About Bone Grafts

At The Center For Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, we work exceedingly hard to provide our patients with their oral surgery needs. Our oral surgeon provides various treatments including wisdom teeth removal, facial reconstruction, dental implants, and bone grafts when necessary. We work with our patients to find the most appropriate treatment for them and […]

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Important Coronavirus Update from The Center For Oral Surgery Of Las Vegas

This is a difficult time for all of us as we navigate our way through the coronavirus. From our family at The Center For Oral Surgery Of Las Vegas, we certainly hope that you and your family stay healthy as we get through this crisis together. As we learn more about COVID-19, we will be […]

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Why Extracting Wisdom Teeth Is Important

Getting the wisdom teeth extracted is a process that nearly everyone needs to go through at the end of adolescence. But have you ever wondered why so many of us need to have these teeth pulled? At The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, we’re proud to offer a wide range of oral surgery […]

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Common Causes of Tooth Loss and Damage

Facial trauma and dental damage are no laughing matter. Unfortunately, it is easy for anyone to receive an unexpected blow that leaves them with fractured bones in the face or damaged teeth. Even if you do not believe your injury is serious, it is important that you be evaluated by a medical professional. Some damage […]

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Common Causes of Tooth Loss & What to Do

If you have ever experienced tooth loss as an adult, you know how life-changing it can be. According to an NCBI study, 45% of people who lost a tooth had difficulty adjusting to the loss. They felt less confident, were more inhibited in daily activities, and were unable to accept facial changes. Understanding the causes […]

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Your Premier Dental Implant Specialists

If you lose or severely damage a tooth, you may be left wondering what your options are. Dental implants from The Center of Oral Surgery of Las Vegas are the answer. A damaged smile can have significant confidence, aesthetic and oral health implications. We help patients reclaim their smiles quickly and permanently, and offer all […]

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Dental Implant Cost: What to Expect

Losing a tooth can be jarring, and we understand that budgeting for a dental implant procedure may be a bit daunting. That’s why we’ve put together this post with what costs to expect with a dental implant procedure and how to move forward in making the best financial decision for you. The Costs of Dental […]

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3 Reasons Your Las Vegas Dentist May Recommend a Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is a process in which your oral surgeon removes your tooth from its dental socket or alveolus. The procedure may sound scary, but Dr. Carlos Letelier and the team have perfected a method that is simple, painless and as quick as possible. That said, you may wonder if tooth extraction is really […]

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Which Teeth Can Be Replaced By Dental Implants?

One of the most wonderful things about dental implants is that they can be used to replace anywhere from a single missing tooth to an entire set of missing teeth. This means that you can benefit from Las Vegas dental implants whether you’re just missing one tooth or an entire arc of teeth on the […]

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COVID-19 Updates

A COVID-19 message and well wishes from the Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas to all of our patients.


The health and safety of our patients and staff is our number one priority. Per CDC guidelines we will be continuing with or instituting the following measures. Other measures will be instituted as guided by the authorities.


  • Our staff will be wearing enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • We will be monitoring the health of employees and keeping home any employee who displays symptoms of COVID-19.
  • We will be providing services by appointment only and communicating any special instructions to the patient for the appointment (i.e. face covering).
  • We will be limiting the number of people allowed inside the office at any given time.
  • We will be requiring temperature checks and health screenings for patients before entering the office.
  • We will be limiting the contact between the administrative staff and the patients, such as eliminating check-in forms and receipts when possible.


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