Oral surgery can sometimes be necessary when a patient is trying to obtain a perfect smile. The oral surgeons at Lex Smiles are thoroughly trained in numerous oral surgery techniques. The techniques that our surgeons are trained in include dental implants, bone grafting, and jaw and teeth alignment.
What is Oral Surgery?
Oral surgery is a procedure that is often conducted on a patient who is put under anesthesia. Oral surgery involves instrumental and manual techniques that help the surgeon investigate or treat a condition that a patient is afflicted by. Oral surgery is used to treat mouth and jaw injuries, defects, and diseases.
Is Oral Surgery Right for You?
We are able to determine whether or not a patient is a candidate for oral surgery. If you suspect you’re suffering from an affliction that requires oral surgery, please contact your dentist at Dental Partners of Boston. Oral surgery is usually used when the patient’s oral health issue is severe or cannot be handled in any other way. Oral surgery might be right for you if you’re suffering from any of the following issues:
- Impacted teeth.
- Tooth loss.
- Jaw-related issues like TMJ and unequal jaw growth.
- Sleep apnea.
- Implant Dentistry
How is an Oral Surgery Procedure Performed?
The exact nature of an oral surgery procedure varies from procedure to procedure. We perform all of our oral surgeries in-house and with the use of proper anesthesia.Our team is trained and licensed in numerous types of anesthesia. Whether you’re interested in sedation dentistry or another anesthesia option, we will make sure that your comfort is maximized while undergoing surgery. However, before any surgical procedure, our dentist will walk you through it step by step. The dentist is happy to answer any questions you have regarding a procedure as we want you to be able to make the best informed decision possible.