Are you unclear what Oral and Maxillofacial surgery is? Our board certified oral surgeon team in Albemarle and Charlotte, NC is eager to answer that question for you.
Simply put it is a specific type of dentistry that diagnoses and treats many forms of injuries and defects dealing with the head, neck, face and jaw. Oral and Maxillofacial surgery also includes diagnoses and treatment of some diseases in those areas as well. One of the most common procedures you may have heard of, is tooth extraction. Many individuals have had their wisdom teeth removed or at some point will have them removed. The removal of wisdom teeth is a common procedure performed by skilled oral surgeons like those at Southeast Oral & Maxillofacial Associates.
The placement of dental implants also falls into the category of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. The decision to have dental implants placed can be a life changing experience for many patients. Patients are able to smile with confidence, eat with ease along with many other benefits.
Along with tooth extraction and placement of dental implants there are many more procedures classified as Oral and Maxillofacial surgery. Our team of highly trained board certified oral surgeons also perform procedures including, but not limited to orthognathic surgery, bone grafting and oral pathology.
Oral surgeons are specialized in this field of dentistry. The definition of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery encompasses a large number of procedures. Southeast Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is trained in many procedures including some not mentioned in this article. If you have been referred to an oral surgeon let one of our dental professional team members answer any questions you may have pertaining to oral and maxillofacial surgery. We look forward to providing great dental care and excellent customer service to you and your family in the Charlotte, Albemarle and surrounding areas.