Oral surgery specializes in treating many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. Oral surgery is performed in the dental office and pain medications or sedation is always discussed with the patient. Our office offers sedation dentistry in Tempe. Many typical dental procedures are considered to be oral surgery.
Some dental procedures require a very specific set of dental skills and fall into a branch of dentistry called oral surgery. Oral surgery treats a wide range of diseases and conditions, including:
- Tooth loss
- Wisdom teeth extraction
- Impacted or erupted wisdom teeth
- Dental Implants
- Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)
- Unequal jaw growth (malocclusion)
- Jaw/mouth/teeth injury
- Cleft lip and cleft palate repair
- Extraction of teeth
- Treatment of endodontic diseases
- Esthetic aspects of the oral and maxillofacial regions
- Adjunctive treatments
- Primary Teeth that won’t fall out and prevent permanent teeth from growing
Why Do You Need Oral Surgery?
There are many reasons you would need oral surgery. Our list above only describes some of the main reasons you could need oral surgery but there are many more. We like to make sure our patients are comfortable and receive the best care. We understand that oral surgery can sound scary so we help you every step of the way. We will always discuss the best treatment that fits your needs. If there are options available we make sure you understand all of your options and together we move forward as a team. We do everything we can to make sure you are comfortable and before you know it your procedure is over. We offer options for your whole family so be sure to give your Tempe Dentist a call ask us about our services.
Talk with your oral surgeon about pain management options for your upcoming oral surgery. As with any dental procedure, tell your dentist or oral surgeon if you are feeling any pain during your procedure so it can be relieved.