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Get to Know The Most Frequent Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Procedures

Posted on 11/8/2021 by Dr. Shaun Rai
Get to Know The Most Frequent Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery ProceduresOral and maxillofacial surgery is a vast term that includes lots of surgical procedures. It involves some of the more easy procedures like tooth removal. But it also covers the more complex ones like facial trauma surgery or reconstructive surgery. Here are some of the most frequent oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures.

Wisdom Teeth Removal

You might need this if your mouth does not have enough space for the extra molars that start appearing in your early adulthood. Our dentists will determine whether you are a candidate for surgery or not after seeing your X-rays. Most of the time, you will be a candidate if you have an impacted tooth. It is one of the most common oral surgeries.

Dental Implant Placement

After losing your baby tooth, new ones will grow back. However, if you lose that new one, there is no replacement. You can opt for a dental implant if you have missing teeth. Dental implants will help you because the new artificial teeth will have the same purpose as the original one.

Surgery For Facial Trauma

Trauma on the face can involve tissue damage and even broken bones. Even so, if the patient needs surgery after facial trauma depends on the severity of it. You could need facial reconstruction if the trauma caused significant damage.

Root Canal Therapy

This kind of treatment is a type of oral surgery performed to save an infected tooth. You might need it if you have an infection in the center of a tooth. One of our dentists will remove the infected part, clean the tooth and fill it. This type of surgery is super common, and our specialists handle root canals every day. Contact our offices for more information on some of the most common oral and maxillofacial surgeries.

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