Oral Surgery

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 the 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