Medical Conditions That May Require Antibiotics Before Dental Surgery 

Men and women all over Pasadena 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 Pasadena 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 Pasadena 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

Are Dental Implants Safe For People With Crohn’s Disease?

There are hundreds of men and women who see our doctors every year to find out whether or not dental implants are right for them. These men and women come from all different kinds of backgrounds and demographics, and each one has a different medical history. All of these things factor into whether or not dental implants will be a good tooth replacement option from…Read More

What Types of Anesthesia Are Used in Dental Surgery?

For many of Lytle, Tate & Stamper’s Pasadena patients, dental surgery is the first time they’ve ever had a surgical procedure performed. Whether you are getting a tooth extracted, having wisdom teeth extraction, a bone graft or other oral surgery procedure, knowing that you will be having surgery, even an outpatient procedure, can be upsetting. Because our doctors want to make you as comfortable as…Read More

The Importance of Dental Implants After Teeth Extractions

If you’re a Pasadena resident who has been told you need a tooth or multiple teeth extracted, you’re likely researching your options for tooth replacement. As you may already know, to replace a tooth or a few teeth, you can get dental implants or a bridge. And to replace an entire jaw or mouth of teeth, you can get dentures. While bridges and dentures may…Read More

Making the Best Choice: Dental Implant or Root Canal

Deciding whether to get dental implants or a root canal when a patient has a diseased or otherwise compromised tooth is a hot topic issue. While most dental professionals, including our doctors, agree that priority should be placed on saving the natural tooth, not everyone agrees on when dental implants should be placed instead of performing a root canal. In our Pasadena area offices, our…Read More