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Different Types of Injectable Fillers: Restylane vs Fat Transfer

As we age, our faces begin to show the effects of gravity, sun exposure, and years of facial muscle movement, such as smiling, chewing, and squinting. The underlying tissues that keep our skin looking youthful and plumped up begin to break down, often leaving laugh lines, smile lines, crow’s feet or facial creases over the […]

All about Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Did you know that less than 2% of the world is born without wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth, also known as your third molars are teeth that grow at the very back of each corner of your mouth. While not everyone has all 4 wisdom teeth, it is very common to have only 1-2 or even […]

Why Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures Or Bridges?

What are the Differences Between Dental Implants and Dentures? Dentures and partials are artificial substitutes that are nothing like original teeth. They are also much larger than the teeth that they replace. Your bite force is reduced by as much as 75% when you have dentures or partials. Eating food becomes a hassle as it […]

Jaw Fractures: What is it, what to expect, and how to help the healing process

What is a Jaw Fracture? One of the most frequent facial injuries that people can endure is a broken jaw or jaw fracture. This type of injury is in direct relationship to one or more temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Some patients with more extensive jaw fractures may need to have their jaw wired shut to promote […]

Jaw Tumors in the Inland Empire

By virtue of Dr. Punjabi‘s dual board certifications in both Plastic Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery he is experienced, skilled and uniquely qualified to manage and treat Jaw Tumors in the Inland Empire. Although jaw tumors are not exceedingly common, cysts and tumors can develop in the jawbone and be completely asymptomatic and discovered […]

Gynecomastia for Men in the Inland Empire

Gynecomastia is a medical term that comes from the Greek words for “women-like breasts.” Though this oddly named condition is rarely talked about, it’s actually quite common. Gynecomastia affects an estimated 40 to 60 percent of men. It may affect only one breast or both. Though certain drugs and medical problems have been linked with […]

Jaw Fractures in the Inland Empire: Mandible & Maxilla

There are a number of possible causes of facial and jaw trauma such as motor vehicle accidents, accidental falls, sports injuries, interpersonal violence and work-related injuries. Types of facial injuries can range from injuries of teeth to extremely severe injuries of the skin and bones of the face. Typically, facial injuries are classified as soft […]

Wisdom Tooth Extractions in the Inland Empire

By the age of eighteen, the average adult has 32 teeth; 16 teeth on the top and 16 teeth on the bottom. Each tooth in the mouth has a specific name and function. The teeth in the front of the mouth (incisors, canine and bicuspid teeth) are ideal for grasping and biting food into smaller […]

Chin & Cheek Augmentations at Terracina Surgical Arts in the Inland Empire

Dr. Punjabi uses facial implants to improve and enhance facial contours. Frequently, these implants will help provide a more harmonious balance to your face and features so that you feel better about the way you look. Facial implants are used to balance facial proportions to achieve aesthetic harmony. Implants can be used in the cheek, […]

Cosmetic Surgery in the Inland Empire: Meet Dr. Punjabi

Are you looking for cosmetic surgery in the Inland Empire? At Terracina Surgical Arts, our professional staff along with Dr.Punjabi will help you achieve your aesthetic goals and provide cosmetic surgery solutions in the area of Inland Empire California. Dr. Punjabi’s scope of expertise includes cosmetic surgery & reconstructive plastic surgery of the face and […]