Category Archive for: ‘General’

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Have a Healthy Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, it is always a challenge to balance the sweet treats with children’s health and safety. Here are some tips to keep in mind when celebrating the season: Have children eat their Halloween candy and other sugary foods either with their meals or shortly after mealtime. Production of saliva increases during meals, and this helps …

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Are You and Your Family Mouth-Healthy?

Visit the Mouth Healthy Website, brought to you by the American Dental Association (ADA), and “Get Your Grin On”. For over 150 years the ADA has been a trusted source, providing the public with information on the importance and the benefits of regular oral health care. From brochures to radio announcements, the ADA has brought this message to the public. …

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Can Stress Affect Your Teeth and Oral Health?

The effects of stress on your body are well documented, but many do not realize its effects on the teeth, jaw, and other oral tissues. One of the consequences of tension is actually a reduced level of immune system function. See more about chronic stress and your health in this Mayo Clinic article: With regard to oral health, gingivitis …

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Patient Safety

Patient Safety in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

All of the doctors in our practice, along with our professional colleagues, participate in team meetings and collaborative thinking, which creates a “Culture of Safety”. Patient safety is the number one priority. We frequently reevaluate our policies and procedures to determine what is working and what needs improvement. Every person working in our office is a part of the team, …

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Masters Synergy Training Program

Treatment Planning for Dental Implants

The OMS doctors recently attended another session of the Masters Synergy Training Program, at Bull Valley Golf Club in Woodstock, Illinois, on January 22, 2013. They enjoyed an educational session lead by Dr. Wael Garine of Jupiter, Florida. Dr. Garine’s specialty is Prosthodontics, and his research in implant dentistry has received several awards. He was ranked first by the American …

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Dr. Bruksch and Dr. Ozment

Looking at Advanced Treatments for Oral Surgery Aesthetics

As we head out of the busy summer months and into fall, we look forward to the time of year when more educational events are scheduled. As professionals, we are continually learning about new advancements in our field so that we bring the most current, progressive, leading technology to our patients. Drs. Bruksch and Ozment recently attended an implant program …

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AES Meeting 2013

AES Meeting 2013

Dr. Kurt Bruksch recently attended the American Equilibration Society meeting with his dental study club. Several nationally renowned speakers presented at the meeting. Doctors Terry Tanaka, Larry Wolford, Bill Arnett spoke about Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ), and Doctors Carl Misch and Dan Spagnoli discussed positioning of dental implants and tissue engineering. The American Equilibration Society, or AES, is a service …

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Welcome to our new Office Blog

Welcome to the new website for Crystal Lake/Lake Geneva/Huntley/Burlington Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. We look forward to providing our patients an easy experience navigating the site. We also hope to provide an interesting and informative blog that will give our viewers an ever-expanding base of professional knowledge.

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