WHEN SURGERY MAY BE NEEDED
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. It is a recognized international surgical specialty, and it is one of the nine specialties of dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association.
If you have serious dental issues, you may need to see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are highly qualified with all dental surgical needs. They have a thorough understanding of the health and support of the body’s tissue and bone structure. With a background in surgical facial procedures, oral and maxillofacial surgeons specialize in: Corrective Jaw Surgery, Cleft Palate, Facial Trauma, temporamadibular disorder (TMD), Oral Cancer, Implants, and Outpatient Anesthesia.
Our oral and maxillofacial surgeon has many years of education and hands-on training to provide treatment for a wide range of conditions.