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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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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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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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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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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Dental Implants: A Great Investment to Your Health

Many people do not realize that every tooth they have plays an important role in contributing to their physical and emotional well-being. Your teeth work in unison to help you bite, tear food and chew, which is the first step in the digestive process. Your teeth are all dependent upon one another for proper support […]

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Dental Implants: Restore Your Natural Smile

When you’re missing teeth, you may hesitate to smile when around others due to feeling embarrassed by the gaps in your smile. This can greatly affect your ability to express your emotions to others and can even result in you not enjoying activities fully due to feeling self-conscious about how your smile looks. Why Dental […]

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Is Anesthesia Required for Dental Implants?

When it comes to addressing tooth loss, dental implants are an excellent option for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants can provide you with permanent, stationary and natural-looking new teeth that look, feel and function just like natural teeth. Implant surgery involves placing an artificial tooth root into the jawbone. Anesthesia and Dental Implant Surgery With […]

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Congenitally-Missing Teeth: What Are My Options?

Most people associate missing teeth with loss due to severe decay or injury. However, some people are born with missing teeth. Like teeth lost to trauma or other issues, congenitally-missing teeth can be replaced with dental implants. It is not all that uncommon for some people to have teeth that simply don’t come in. This […]

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Eat The Foods You Want with Dental Implants

Advances made over the years in implant dentistry have resulted in the development of new options for addressing tooth loss that have numerous benefits over traditional tooth replacement options. Today, dental implants are the tooth replacement option most people choose as implants are permanent, natural-looking and allow you to eat any foods you like. How […]

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The Structure of a Tooth Implant

Tooth replacements have come a long way since the old days. While tooth replacements used to be crudely sanded slabs of oxen bone, we can now use modern dental technology to provide a natural looking, functional, and strong tooth replacement that’s hard to tell from the original – and dental implants represent the most advanced […]

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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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