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What Kind of Procedures Does An Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon Perform?

Posted on 11/22/2021 by Mark Bieber
What Kind of Procedures Does An Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon Perform?Lots of the time, this type of surgeon is also known as an oral surgeon. As the name suggests, they are the dental specialists who treat any abnormalities on the neck, face, mouth, head, and jaws. Still, there are some differences between the dentist or the orthodontist and the oral and maxillofacial surgeon. What mainly differentiates them is that the oral and maxillofacial surgeon will treat their patients with surgery. On the other hand, dentists will help you more on a day-to-day basis, and if you have an issue that requires complex surgery, then the oral and maxillofacial surgeon gets in on the action.

If you think you require an appointment with one of our oral and maxillofacial surgeons right away, you can calm down. Most of the time, our dentists will let you know if you need surgery, and they will take care of the process. After all, they need to explain everything to the surgeon and discuss your case. Here are some of the procedures these types of surgeons can perform.

Most Common Problems That Need Help From An Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon

Our dentists may refer you to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for a large number of reasons. Among the most frequent there is wisdom teeth extraction, where the surgeon will remove your impacted wisdom teeth, or dental implants placements, where they will put an artificial dental piece to cover the place of your missing tooth.

Some others are not as common, but just as much in demand, like facial trauma reconstruction, corrective jaw surgery, chronic facial pain, or cleft palate and cleft lip surgery. Schedule a consultative appointment with us to know if you need the help of one of our oral and maxillofacial surgeons.

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