Oral surgery is a type of dental surgery that is used to treat a variety of conditions. Oral surgery can be used to remove wisdom teeth, treat TMJ disorders, and place dental implants.
Wisdom Teeth Removal
Wisdom teeth are the third molars. They are the last teeth to erupt into the mouth. Wisdom teeth usually erupt between the ages of 17 and 25. In some cases, wisdom teeth do not fully erupt into the mouth or they become impacted. Impacted wisdom teeth can cause pain, swelling, and infection. They can also damage adjacent teeth.
Dental Implants and Bone Grafting
Dental implants are a type of tooth replacement. A dental implant is a titanium post that is placed in the jawbone. The titanium post fuses with the jawbone and acts as a root for the artificial tooth. Dental implants are used to replace one or more missing teeth.
A frenectomy is a type of oral surgery that is used to treat a condition called a frenulum. A frenulum is a small band of tissue that attaches the lip to the gums. A frenectomy is a safe and effective treatment option for a variety of conditions, including speech problems and gum recession.
Gum grafting is a type of oral surgery that is used to treat gum recession. Gum recession is the loss of gum tissue around the teeth. Gum grafting is a safe and effective treatment option for gum recession.
Canine exposure is a type of oral surgery that is used to expose an impacted tooth. Canine exposure is a safe and effective treatment option.