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When can I return to work after implant surgery?

Dental implants require a surgical procedure in which the implant is placed directly into the jawbone. Because you are undergoing oral surgery, you should take some time to rest and heal immediately afterward. This usually means a day or two away from work, as well as a few days of a modified diet. Recovery after […]

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Dental Implants Can Stop Jawbone Atrophy

Today, a growing number of people are choosing Las Vegas dental implants to replace missing teeth over other tooth replacement options like bridges and dentures. Not only do dental implants look great and blend in with the patient’s natural smile, but dental implants can also encourage bone regeneration in the jaw. A tooth can be […]

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What Contributes to the Long-Term Success of Dental Implants?

Since their introduction in the 1960s, dental implants have quickly gained favor as a simple, effective, and long-lasting treatment for missing teeth and tooth replacement. With proper care, they can last for decades, giving you a complete smile for years to come. But what factors influence the long-term success of dental implants? How can you […]

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Do Dental Implants Look Natural?

Anyone who’s ever suffered from a lost tooth knows how problematic it can be. A missing tooth can drain self-confidence and self-esteem, and can even make someone reluctant to laugh, smile, or show their teeth at all. In addition to the psychological drawbacks, missing teeth can impair tooth alignment, affect the general health of a […]

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How dental implants can reduce long-term dental costs

A common objection to dental implants is that they can be expensive. However, they are the best possible option for tooth replacement, and in the long term, they can reduce your overall dental costs and contribute to long-term better health. Advantages of Dental Implants Implant dentistry has provided the highest quality, most effective approach to […]

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Dental Implants for Renewed Self Confidence and Peace of Mind

At Las Vegas OMS, our mission is to help our patients achieve a healthy, beautiful, and complete smile. We believe a beautiful smile is about more than just functional and health benefits – it provides a boost of confidence and self esteem that greatly impacts a person’s quality of life. Consequently, if a patient loses […]

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Stop jawbone atrophy with dental implants

Dental implants are a permanent option for tooth replacement. They provide a natural-looking, stationary set of new teeth that will allow you to eat normally without any concerns about your teeth moving or falling out. They also help stimulate jawbone growth, preventing the atrophy that accompanies long-term tooth loss. Dental Implants and How They Work […]

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Many Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

When you are missing one or more of your natural teeth, you have several options for restoring your smile including dental implants. Today, dental implants are often the first choice among patients with missing teeth as these permanent tooth replacements offer many benefits. Here are a few good reasons to consider replacing your missing teeth […]

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Clenching Teeth: Am I Still a Candidate for Implants?

Implant dentistry is one of the best treatments on the market for helping to replace lost or missing teeth, as it provides a strong, lifelike replacement tooth that lasts a lifetime. But while implants are durable in most situations, there are some conditions that can create issues for them – and one of those is […]

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Can I replace both upper and lower teeth with All-on-4?

The best way to replace a missing tooth is with a tooth implant. However, in some cases the jawbone has atrophied too extensively to provide a sufficient foundation for implants. If you have this problem, the All-on-4 implant procedure might provide the answer. What is All-on-4? With traditional dental implants, each individual tooth is replaced […]

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Dental Implants Can Make You Look Young Again

It is common for people who’ve lost teeth due to tooth decay, injuries, accidents or other reasons to shrug off. Some think that losing teeth is just a natural part of the aging process and therefore do nothing to replace the teeth they’re missing. However, there are many people who choose to replace missing teeth […]

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Will My Dental Implants Last a Lifetime?

At The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas, patients often ask us if dental implants will last a lifetime. There is no doubt that dental implants are the best option for replacing missing teeth as they are nearly as durable as natural teeth with one of their benefits being longevity. In theory, dental implants […]

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Is the dental implant prone to cavities or gum disease?

Dental implants are made of titanium and porcelain, neither of which can be affected by cavities. However, it’s very important to keep your gums healthy both before and after you receive implants. One of the most common causes of implant failure is gum disease, so healthy gums are a must if you have implants. Dental […]

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Tooth Loss and Its Consequences

Regrettably, many adults experience tooth loss, which commonly results from injury or gradual decay of the tooth. Luckily, dental implants are a great solution to this problem. Complications Arising from Tooth Loss Degeneration of the Jawbone Missing teeth can lead to the degeneration of your jawbone. Typically, the root of your tooth stimulates the growth […]

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What is the lifespan of a dental implant?

Dental implants are an excellent option for tooth replacement, giving you a natural look and comfortable new teeth that are permanent and stationary. They are also long-lasting, and should provide you with a bright, perfect smile for many years to come. The Advantages of Dental Implants If you have missing teeth, it’s important to have […]

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

What Are Dental Implants? A dental implant is a synthetic tooth root that is installed by a specialized dental surgeon to substitute for lost teeth. Tooth implants are permanent, and come with a number of advantages. They are constructed with precision to look like the surrounding teeth, so no one will be able to notice […]

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Invisalign: An Affordable Alternative to Metal Braces

The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas provides well versed oral surgery options to go hand in hand with your orthodontic treatment. Emphasis Oral Surgery to Prepare for Orthodontic Treatment Sometimes, before you start your treatment, oral surgery is needed. This may include extractions of baby teeth at an appropriate age, that have not […]

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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. There are many reasons why people […]

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What is bone resorption?

When teeth are lost due to injury, decay, or other issues, one of the common side effects is bone resorption. This leads to significant decrease in the strength and thickness of the jawbone. A tooth implant can help prevent resorption and keep your jawbone healthy. What Causes Bone Resorption? When your tooth is intact, it […]

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Dental Implants – A Long History Of Replacing Missing Teeth

While many people believe that dental implants offer a relatively new way to replace missing teeth, the truth is that dental implant treatment is not a recent invention. In ancient times, people would use bits of seashells, carved pebbles, stones, and other materials to replace missing teeth. Later, teeth were removed from cadavers and used […]

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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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