The links and downloads on this page are made available to help you maintain your and your family's best oral and maxillofacial health:
Most sports-related oral injuries have long-term consequences. These injuries can affect speech, nutrition, self-confidence, and appearance. It's estimated that mouthguards prevent about 20,000 oral injuries each year. As the wisdom teeth and dental implant experts, we are strongly committed to the oral health of all our area student athletes. We recommend Shock Doctor™ mouthguards to use in all their sports activities. Contact us or ask any of our staff members for more information.
Prevention is the best policy, but accidents do happen. This pocket-sized card will help you know what to do in the moments immediately after an injury to the head, neck or face. It can make all the difference in the healiing process.
This 11"x17" poster reminds young athletes to wear their mouth guards even when they might think they don't need them. Save Face. Wear A Mouth Guard.
This 8 ½" x 11" poster urges student athletes to protect their smile by getting into the mouth guard habit.
This bulletin from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services describes a concussion, its signs and symptoms, and what to do as you recover from a concussion.
By partnering with Carolina OMF Imaging, we are pleased to provide in-house 3D images of your dento-maxillofacial structures using cone beam technology. This imaging process is fast, easy and pain-free. It allows our office to provide you with:
In addition to providing the finest quality medical care for facial trauma, Drs. Darab, Richardson & Hill are careful to provide treatment which yields the best cosmetic results. In order to achieve the finest results, we recommend Obagi® cosmetics. The Obagi system combines specially developed products with medical supervision and counseling to treat your skin from the inside out. This program works on the surface to smooth roughness and correct damage like uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation. It also penetrates below the surface to stimulate cell renewal, improve circulation and help restore your skin’s natural moisture. Contact us or ask any of our staff members for more information.
Quitting tobacco is hard. You may have already tried to quite several times, only to light up again. That's where QuitlineNC comes in. It provides you with free-one-on-one support that can make all the difference when you're ready to quite for good.Quitline pairs you with an experienced Quit Coach, someone who knows what works and what doesn't. Your Quit Coach will help you create a plan for quitting and then be there to help you stick to it. QuitlineNC is free, confidential and available 8 AM to midnight, seven days a week. Explore their site to learn more, and when you're ready to quit for the very last time, call them.
The American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons outlines the prevalence, risk factors, possible signs and symptoms, and early detection of oral cancer.
This bulletin from the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons describes the importance of a monthly oral self-exam, how to perform it, and what to look for.