Typically speaking surgical dentistry is a unique aspect of dental treatment that focuses on problems associated with soft and hard tissue of the jaw, mouth and face.
From a complex tooth extraction to the reconstruction of facial components, oral and maxillofacial surgery plays a vital role in overall dental health, care and wellness. From minor surgery to more invasive procedures requiring deeper levels of general anesthesia and sedation, this type of dental surgery has helped countless people over the years enjoy a better outward appearance as well as increased oral and dental functionality. Corrective jaw surgery and the repairing of a cleft lip are routine procedures that are commonly performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Those who have been involved in automobile accidents or some other type of injury and trauma causing accident may find that facial surgery is necessary.
In other cases those that have a tumor removed may require the services of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Also those that have obstructive sleep apnea may benefit from this type of dental surgery. Cases where surgical procedures of this nature can benefit patients include those that have facial infections, facial pain, or certain types of cancer. With so much to offer it is clear to see why oral and maxillofacial surgery has become such an important part of overall dental care in today’s modern world. Talk with your Walnut Creek dentist, Dr. Darvishzadeh at Walnut Creek Dental today for more information on surgical dentistry.
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