Oral and Facial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. (American Dental Association)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are a recognized specialty of Dentistry that requires 4-6 years of training after dental school in a hospital setting, which includes extensive training in anesthesia, trauma surgery, crainiofacial surgery, and treating medically comprised patients.

For Additional Information on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery please follow the following links:

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

American Dental Association 

American College of Surgeons

 

Facial Trauma

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are trained, skilled and uniquely qualified to manage and treat Facial Trauma. Injuries to the face, by their very nature, impart a high degree of emotional, as well as physical trauma ...

Jaw Surgery

Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Surgery) is needed when jaws don’t meet correctly and/or teeth don’t seem to fit with jaws. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics and corrective jaw surgery repositions a misaligned jaw. ...

Wisdom Tooth Extractions

The average adult has 32 teeth by age 18 — 16 teeth on the top and 16 teeth on the bottom. Each tooth in the mouth has a specific name and function. The teeth in the front of the mouth ( ...

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

People with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have disrupted sleep and low blood oxygen levels. When obstructive sleep apnea occurs, the tongue is sucked against the back of the throat. This blocks the upper airway and ...

Temporomandibular Disorders

Temporomandibular Disorders (Sometimes called TMJ, TMD, TMJD) Facial Pain may be the result of many different causes.  Pain around the Temporomandibular Joint is quite often the result of the surrounding muscles.   At The Center for ...

Gingival Surgery

Gingival Surgery (Sometime called Periodontal or Gum surgery) is performed to managed missing, damaged or unsightly gum tissue.  There are a number of procedures that can repair and even regenerate gingival tissue depending on the ...

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