Understanding Prolotherapy Injections For Pain Treatment

Dr. Lisa Pacheco, Medical Spa at the Surgical Arts Centre in Missoula, Montana.

Prolotherapy is a non-surgical treatment for tendon and ligament issues that can help relieve pain in the area and help with recovery. The treatment is an injection that helps to rebuild collagen in the affected area, which in turn stabilizes the joint, returns functioning, lessens pain, and bolsters healing. At the Surgical Arts Centre, we […]

Four Common Types of Facial Trauma

Injuring your face is often both physically and emotionally traumatic–not to mention that facial trauma can have a significant effect on your health, your quality of life, your finances, and your appearance. After a serious facial injury, it is absolutely vital that you seek professional medical care as soon as possible and that you closely […]

Five Tools To Clean Your All-on-4 Dental Implants

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Dental Implant Cleaning Tools Overview In general, dental implants simply need similar care to natural teeth: a regular oral health routine that includes brushing, flossing, and rinsing. However, adding tools to your regime can help ensure optimal long-term gum and implant health. Here are your best options for oral care after implants: Toothbrush. After many […]

Sleep Apnea Surgery – L. Williams

“Dr. Clark Taylor saved my life, my marriage, and my sanity! I had the most severe case of Sleep Apnea the VA had ever seen. I normally for the past 28 years would sleep in 20 minute increments for 2 hours, be up for a while and repeat. I would be tired, irritable, and unmotivated […]

Sleep Apnea Awareness Week: October 1 – October 7

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Sleep Apnea Awareness Week, which takes place from October 1 to October 7 this year, is all about educating the public about sleep apnea, from its signs and symptoms to its complications and treatments. Sponsored by the American Sleep Association, Sleep Apnea Awareness Week is focused on spreading information, dispelling harmful myths, and ultimately improving […]

Dramatic Facial Surgery in Africa

It is common knowledge that the peoples of undeveloped nations have less access to the type of medical care we in the United States often take for granted. However, it may hard to imagine how extreme the struggle can become for individuals with progressive, but non-fatal diseases, that go for long periods without treatment. Tim […]

Pilots And Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is a phenomenon resulting from relaxation of the muscles, and laxity of the tissues, that keep the airway open during sleep. Once the individual reaches a certain depth of sleep, the airway collapses and the sufferer is unable to breathe. The body then reflexively arouses from sleep as a […]

Traveling For Surgery Within The United States

The concept of destination surgery or medical tourism is becoming more prevalent and accepted throughout the entire world. Patients are traveling not just to other cities and states, but also to countries on the other side of the globe in order to receive medical treatment or surgery. The reason?  Many perceive that some forms of […]

Things to Consider About Medical Tourism and Dental Tourism

Medical tourism is the practice of traveling to another country to obtain medical or dental treatment. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 750,000 Americans travel to other countries each year to receive medical care. Why Travel for Health Care? Why would anyone consider traveling to another country to obtain medical care? The […]

Grinding Teeth and Sleep Apnea

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If you discover you are experiencing bruxism, it is important to know that this may be an indication of a much more serious problem. A study published in the December, 2014 edition of Sleeping and Breathing reported a clear correlation between obstructive sleep apnea events and sleep bruxism. It has also been demonstrated that successful […]

Antibiotics After Tooth Extraction?

A study published in February 2015 by the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery evaluated the perceptions patients hold regarding the value of taking antibiotics following tooth removal. This study found that 2/3 of patients having tooth extraction expected to have antibiotics prescribed after the procedure. 70% of these patients expected that taking the antibiotic […]

Why Do We Remove Wisdom Teeth?

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Thousands of people worldwide have their third molars, commonly referred to as “wisdom teeth”, removed every day. This is a common procedure performed by the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons at the Surgical Arts Centre. Often patients are referred for care, but have no real explanation about why the procedure is recommended. 0.0 00 FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterest

Orthognathic Surgery at the Surgical Arts Centre

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You do not have to live with a painful, misaligned jaw! Corrective jaw surgery can move your upper and lower jaw into a more aligned position, correcting bite issues, taking away chronic pain, and improving your appearance. In some cases, jaw surgery can also help with other health issues, including breathing problems and sleep apnea. […]

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Contact: Kendra Kessen Phone: 406-549-6600 Email: kendra@surgicalartsmt.com Website: www.surgicalartsmt.com Surgical Arts Centre Launches New User-Friendly, Educational Website New surgical facility website offers information about cosmetic facial surgery, corrective jaw surgery, oral surgery, sleep apnea surgery, TMJ surgery, and more. MISSOULA, MONTANA (DECEMBER 2014) – In an effort to educate users and better connect to past, […]

Dr. Lisa Pacheco is now at Surgical Arts Centre full time!

Dr. Lisa Pacheco, Medical Spa at the Surgical Arts Centre in Missoula, Montana.

Dr Pacheco is continuing her osteopathic medicine practice at SAC.  After 6 years at the Missoula Osteopathic Clinic, Dr Lisa Pacheco has now joined Surgical Arts Centre full time. In addition Osteopathy and Osteopathic Manual Medicine, her other services include: • Injectable therapies. • Laser treatments and laser light treatments. • Ultherapy (Ultrasound therapy treatments). […]

Why choose SAC for your sleep apnea treatment?

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• Our one-on-one care. Our accredited facility allows us to care for sleep apnea patients on an individual basis in a special care setting. Unlike in hospitals, where nurses have multiple patients and , you will get to know each member of our experienced staff and receive personalized, expert attention. • Our experience. With 30+ […]

Surgical Arts Centre Oral & Facial Treatments

  Oral and maxillofacial surgery can positively affect the way we smile, the way we eat, the way we sleep, the way we look, and the way we breath. Anyone who has struggled with an issue involving their face, jaw, teeth, or neck understand that even minor health issues can harm your quality of life, […]

All-On-4 Testimonial

The Surgical Arts Centre of Montana has the experience and dedication to make sure you have the best care possible. Listen to what Peter has to say about his brand new smile from Dr. Holtzen of the Surgical Arts Centre. The Surgical Arts Centre is a state of the art, full service medical facility. They […]

About Surgical Arts Centre

Our physicians are fully dedicated to their patients and their practice: from providing a safe, comfortable, and modern facility to making certain that each patient is cared for on an personalized, one-on-one basis throughout their time here. With a sustained emphasis on continued learning, innovation, and education, our doctors invest significant time and energy into […]

Learn more about All-On-4 Surgical Procedure

Dr. John Holtzen talks about how your smile can be transformed in just one day! Dr. Holtzen resides in the Hamilton area and grew up in the small town of Healdsburg, California. He is a graduate of California State University. In 1994, he graduated in the top of his class from Temple University School of […]