Entries by Dr. Rudolph Lang, DDS, APC

Could You Have a Temporomandibular Joint Disorder?

It’s difficult enough to say “temporomandibular joint” without trying to define it. However, this is a just a fancy term that describes the “hinge” connecting your lower jawbone to your skull. You have a temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, on each side of your face. They’re located beneath and slightly forward of your ears. It’s this […]

What is the Recovery Period Like After Oral Surgery?

Oral surgery is very common. From tooth extractions to dental implants, many dentists perform these procedures every single day. However, while patients may deal with multiple oral surgeries in their lifetime, the recovery period is never easy.  You may experience pain, discomfort, and even complications. In order to limit the pain and recover faster, it’s […]

What Kind of Pain After Dental Surgery Is Abnormal?   

You’re probably expecting some type of discomfort after dental surgery in Canoga Park, CA. Ideally, your dentist would have given you some indication of this well before you agreed to the procedure. However, you may be wondering how bad it should be and what constitutes an abnormal reaction. We look at whether you should be […]

What to Expect Before, During, and After Getting a Wisdom Tooth Removed

Are you having problems with your wisdom teeth? If you are experiencing mouth pain or any other dental issues, you might need a dentist in Canoga Park, CA to look at your teeth and give you a diagnosis. If the problems you are having are due to your wisdom teeth, your dentist might recommend removing them. So […]