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What You Need to Know About Earlobe Repair

Have you been wanting to get one or both of your earlobes repaired or reduced for quite some time? It’s common to wait years before doing something about elongated, floppy, or stretched out and torn earlobes, but earlobe repair is now on the rise. Today’s methods for repairing damaged earlobes have made this a simple […]

Everything You Need to Know About Cheek Implants

“Cheekbones shape the esthetic face, and the jawline defines it.” While many patients would like to say goodbye to chubby cheeks and seek out buccal fat removal, there are those that would like to emphasize their cheeks and just need some subtle sculpting to help their cheeks truly stand out and be noticed. Why consider […]

Signs You Need Eyelid Surgery (and a Browlift)

If the eyes are windows to the soul, what are people seeing when they look at yours? What do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you notice, at first glance, a sad or tired expression? It may actually be excess skin on your eyelids and around your eyes rather than fatigue. Or […]

Improve Your Appearance and Confidence with a Facial Mole Removal

Do you have an unwanted facial mole? Whether you have a mole that bothers you for cosmetic reasons or one that is raised and catches on clothing, most people want their moles removed, especially if they appear on the face. It is especially important that you let us know if you have noticed that your […]

What to Expect When You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out

Parents! If your child’s dentist or orthodontist has told you it is time to have their wisdom teeth removed and has referred you to an oral surgeon, take heart. This is a routine surgery that we perform daily in our Upland practice and accredited surgery center facility. The extraction of wisdom teeth is a relatively […]

The Benefits of Cosmetic Ear Surgery

Do your ears stick out of your hair or your hats? Does the sight of them make you cringe every time you look in the mirror? We believe that no one should be walking around feeling bad about the state of their ears. Our otoplasty treatments offer a variety of benefits to those suffering from […]

Jaw Surgery and How It Can Help

What to Expect with Jaw Surgery Have you been told that you have an overbite, underbite, open bite, or crossbite? Were you born with some form of jaw defect or deficit? Have you been in an accident that caused trauma to your jaw? Maybe you struggle with an issue that seems indirectly connected to your […]

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Dental Implants Over Dentures

Are you missing teeth and considering getting dental implants, bridges, or dentures? When it comes to choosing the superior teeth replacement method, patients and dentists alike agree that dental implants reign supreme. Implant teeth are made of three components: a titanium post, an abutment, and a crown. The post is the actual implant which we […]

What is bone grafting and why do we need it for dental Implants?

Dr. Gilbert performs comprehensive facial reconstruction. This includes all aspects of the facial skeleton (bone) and soft tissue complex (muscles, fascia, skin, etc.). Bone grafting is a procedure to rebuild missing bone or to augment existing bone structures. The jaws are a common area in need of bone grafting and especially the tooth-borne area of […]

4 Reasons Why You Should Have all 4 Wisdom Teeth Removed at Once

Many of our patients have asked us if it would be best to space out wisdom tooth extractions. Others have wondered if they should wait until a wisdom tooth causes them pain to have it removed. We are often asked, “Why have all 4 wisdom teeth extracted at the same time?”. As a Board Certified […]