Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral & Maxillofacial surgery refers to simple extractions, injury repair, and everything that falls in between. Several types of conditions that affect the face, jaw, and mouth are not all done in your typical dental office setting. From your everyday dental office to the hospital operating room, procedures from simple to complex are all done to meet the patients needs and exceed their expectations.
One of the most common types of oral and maxillofacial surgery that people incur is the removal of wisdom teeth that have become impacted. However; many other conditions are treated under this surgical category as well and some even overlap medical fields beyond dentistry. A few examples would include head and neck cancers, cosmetic surgeries, cleft lips, palatal birth defects, and facial trauma that one has incurred.
Oral & maxillofacial surgery also covers extractions and placing dental implants. The surgeon works in partnership with the dentist ro replace missing teeth, as well as with orthodontists to help straighten teeth with jaw surgery to ensure that the patients’ bite is exactly as it should be.
Aside from dental procedures, oral & maxillofacial surgery is utilized for cosmetic procedures. Surgeons provide laser skin procedures, botox for aging and wrinkles, and dermal fillers. More complex surgeries are also completes as needed.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are committed to treating both injuries and defects of the head, face, and neck. This includes the mouth, teeth, and jaws. Both children and adults are treated according to their conditions. The team of highly educated surgeons, dentists, and the office staff are all committed to providing the highest level of care to their patients. Treatment is available for both simple cases and medically complex cases including oral care that is needed by patients with head cancers, neck cancers, congenital anomalies, chronic jaw pain, and facial pain, as well as those with many other conditions.
We are constantly working to enhance patient care. Computer-aided technologies make it possible to create precise results and optimum outcomes. Whenever possible, minimally invasive techniques are used in order to reduce recovery and healing time. Our surgeons will consult with you to ensure that you are getting the best form of treatment for your specific condition. The same procedure may not be best for every person with the same condition, based on their medical history and the severity of the condition being treated. With our dedication to provide innovative, quality care, we are able to continue researching new and more advanced techniques to use in the future.
For those looking for assistance with routine services such as: dental implants, tooth extractions, removal of wisdom teeth that have been impacted, and managing oral lesions, contacting an oral & maxillofacial surgeon will get you right back on track with your daily routines. If you are looking for specialty services, such as: cosmetic facial surgery, corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma/injury repair, obstructive sleep apnea, jaw cysts, jaw tumors, jaw or facial reconstruction, or cleft lip and palate issues, consulting with a professional is the first step in achieving your desired results.