Experienced Oral Surgeons
Tooth extractions are the most common procedure performed by oral surgeons. Besides the extraction of teeth, many other types of surgical procedures may be needed to ensure health and provide a suitable restoration for a healthy dentition. Oral Surgeons, or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are qualified Dentists who have completed an additional 4-6 years of surgical residencies and whose offices are equipped to handle more complex dental cases.
When the extraction of a tooth is required an incision in the gums is made, the tooth is removed, and the area is stitched up and is allowed to heal.
The problems involving your wisdom teeth may be caused by the size of your jaw and/or by how crowded your teeth are. Common warning symptoms that there is an un-natural problem in the development of your wisdom teeth could be pain and swelling.
The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin (mucosa) that is smooth and coral pink in color. Any alteration in this appearance could be a warning sign for a pathological process. The most serious of these is oral cancer.
This refers to a tooth or teeth (primary or permanent) that have become "fused" to the bone, preventing it or them from moving "down" with the bone as the jaws grow.
Your teeth may actually be the proper lengths, but they are covered with too much gum tissue. Crown lengthening is a procedure to correct this condition.
Bone grafting is commonly performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon to replace or augment bone in areas of tooth loss. Bone grafting to the jaws and facial structures may be necessary in a wide variety of scenarios.
Impacted canines may be retrieved with braces, using a surgical approach via a gold chain or straight wire.
Taking care of yourself after oral surgery is a key component to healing properly. Please follow our guidelines to ensure that you heal quickly and properly.
Our office provides smile makeovers to help you achieve the beautiful, natural look you seek. We can reshape your natural teeth to make them straighter or more youthful in appeal. Our offices make it convenient to those living in or near Rancho Cordova to receive great cosmetic and restorative dentistry!
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