Oral Surgery

//Oral Surgery
Oral Surgery 2014-11-26T22:12:44+00:00

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a dental specialty in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, defects and injuries to the hard and soft tissues of the jaws, mouth, neck and face. Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons complete four to six years of training in addition to dental school.

Oral & maxillofacial surgeons perform a variety of surgeries, including:

  • dental implants
  • tooth extraction
  • wisdom teeth extraction
  • facial reconstruction
  • cleft palate surgeries
  • jaw misalignment treatment
  • apicoectomy (root end surgery)
  • biopsy and treatment of oral cancers, tumors and cysts
  • sleep apnea treatment
  • facial cosmetic surgery