Oral Surgeons are a vital component of the dental network. These highly skilled clinicians have extended education to assist patients with the following concerns
TOOTH EXTRACTIONS: Perhaps the most common procedure an oral surgeon performs, tooth extractions are often necessary when wisdom teeth begin to grow in at an improper angle or placement. Some tooth extractions may also be necessary from severe injury or infection.
DENTAL IMPLANTS: Often a preferred method of tooth replacement over dentures or bridges, dental implants involve an embedded screw within the jawbone fitted with a
cap that matches the client’s teeth. Implants require a sound knowledge of the jawbone and surrounding areas in order to ensure the procedure’s success.
ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY (CORRECTIVE JAW SURGERY): This surgery is sometimes needed to correct a misaligned bite that cannot be corrected through orthodontics. This surgery can also be needed for repairing congenital abnormalities, or birth defects, such as cleft palate.
TREAT FACIAL TRAUMA: Oral surgeons can reconnect severed nerves, set fractured jaw and facial bones, and repair minor to complex facial skin lacerations. They treat facial injuries involving the oral tissues, jaws, cheek and nasal bones, eye sockets, and the forehead.
ALLEVIATE PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH TMJ: Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) can cause severe discomfort and pain for those affected. Oral surgeons are able to perform joint surgery for advanced cases of TMJ, alleviating headaches and severe facial pain.
Did you know there are more than 300 diseases that can affect the areas of the mouth? Our board-certified oral surgeons specialize in diagnosing and treating these health concerns and are here to help you avoid any issues from worsening.
Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry believes in two things: Quality, patient-centered care for you and your loved ones, and using cutting-edge technology to deliver the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art treatments. We listen to your needs and work with you to find the best solution for you, your family, and your budget. We offer sedation dentistry to help make every treatment a relaxed, positive experience.
To ensure your comfort during oral surgery, we offer local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, and IV anesthesia.
On the day of your procedure, we’ll check your vital signs, administer the appropriate anesthesia, and complete the procedure. Afterward, we’ll give you post-op care instructions to guide you on a smooth, fast healing process. We’ll have you return to our office approximately one week after your procedure to check on your recovery.
Have more questions about our oral surgery services? Want to schedule a consultation? Call Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry today!
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