Tips To Prepare For Dental Surgery

If our doctors at Lytle, Tate & Stamper have decided you need or would benefit from dental surgery, you’ll want to make sure you do everything you can to prepare well prior to your surgery day. If you do some legwork beforehand, you’ll be less likely to end up with post-op complications and your recovery time be smoother and faster. Keep reading to learn a…Read More

Tips To Help Avoid A Dry Socket After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

After you visit our doctors in Pasadena for your wisdom teeth extraction, your body will naturally develop a blood clot over the surgical site. This is your body’s way of protecting and healing your jaw bone and nerve endings. However, in some circumstances, this blood clot can become dislodged and if it does you will end up with a painful condition known as dry socket….Read More

Does Having Periodontal Disease Mean I Cannot Get Dental Implants?

If you are a Pasadena resident and have missing or loose teeth caused by periodontal disease, you’re probably wondering whether or not our doctors would consider taking you on as a dental implant patient. Periodontal disease is a serious oral condition and not one that should be present when having dental implants placed. But just because you’re suffering from this condition now, doesn’t necessarily mean…Read More

What Types Of Anesthesia Is Required For Dental Implant Placement?

Our doctors see many men and women every year who are interested in having dental implants placed, whether because they have teeth that are missing or are in danger of falling out, or because they want to replace their older, outdated tooth replacement options such as dentures and bridges. With dental implants rising to the top of the popularity charts in the dentistry world, many…Read More

Medical Conditions That May Require Antibiotics Before Dental Surgery 

Men and women all over Glendale visit Lytle, Tate & Stamper every year for dental surgery, whether they want to have dental implants placed or have their wisdom teeth removed. But what some of these men and women may not know is that they will require antibiotics before having their dental surgery. If you’ve been visiting your general dentists bi-annually as you should, you probably…Read More

Simple vs. Complex Wisdom Teeth Extraction

The removal of wisdom teeth is becoming more and more common in Pasadena as people become increasingly concerned about the aesthetics of their smile. Just look around – more adolescents have braces these days than don’t, and oftentimes a precursor to braces involves having wisdom teeth extraction to make room for the rest of those pearly whites. While most of our wisdom teeth removal patients…Read More

Types of Bone Grafts for Dental Implants

If you live in the Glendale area and need dental implants due to tooth loss, it’s possible you will also need a bone graft. When teeth have been missing for a substantial amount of time, the jawbone begins to recede and deteriorate because there are no tooth roots to stimulate jawbone growth. If you’d like to learn more about the bone graft procedure and different…Read More

Can Bruxism Affect The Success Of My Dental Implants?

Every year our doctors see many men and women for dental implants. This tooth replacement option has become the most popular choice in today’s world, and for good reason. Dental implants provide a permanent solution for men and women and allows them to regain full oral function and protect their jawbone. Dentures and bridges of the past limited the foods one could eat, required daily…Read More

Is Oral Surgery Safe When Taking Blood Thinning Medication?

Many of the patients our doctors see in their Glendale office take blood thinning medication for different types of medical conditions. People who are at risk of stroke, heart attack, deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism need to take these medications to keep them healthy, but does taking them make it unsafe to have oral surgery? Our doctors’ primary concern is your overall health, and…Read More

Basic Nutrition Tips To Follow After Dental Surgery

If you’re headed into Lytle, Tate and Stamper for dental surgery, it’s important that you are aware of some basic nutrition tips to follow when you leave the dental chair. While that may sound a little strange to you, a healthy diet with the appropriate foods is vital to a speedy and healthy recovery for dental surgery patients. Keep reading to learn more. Drink Your…Read More