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What to Expect: Breast Implants in Inland Empire

It’s normal and natural to consider doing something about your breasts, whether it’s a reduction, lift, or augmentation. Change in the breast can occur after time whether due to age or weight loss, post-pregnancy, or by simply just feeling self-conscious about your figure. After all, our climate and culture it is expected to have an […]

What to Expect When Recovering from a Broken Jaw

Life happens and it’s nearly impossible to know when something horrible would happen, such as breaking or fracturing your jaw. There are many different ways an individual could break their jaw, while unlucky coincidences do happen you are more likely to break your jaw by: Falling off of a bike or motorcycle Being hit in […]

Juvederm Fillers In The Inland Empire

If you are looking to replace lost volume, dermal fillers are your best option to enhance less prominent features. Fillers are injected beneath the skin to smooth lines, give volume, soften creases, or enhance facial contours. Fillers have become very popular over the past few years, that most individuals have chosen this facial rejuvenation treatment […]

Thinking About Dental Implants?

When thinking about what kind of teeth replacement solution to go with, dental implants are an excellent choice; but how long do they last? Factors that affect how long dental implants last depend largely on the patient’s lifestyle and overall hygiene. So, how long do dental implants last, and what would be the reasons for […]

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 […]