Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
What is oral & maxillofacial surgery?
An oral or maxillofacial surgeon is a type of dentist who specializes in surgeries for the teeth, gums, and other mouth structures. These kinds of dental professionals offer support for a range of oral surgeries, tooth extractions, and post removal surgeries, among other dental procedures. Our oral surgeons at Concerned Dental typically have between four and seven years of supplemental hospital training in surgery, enabling them to provide the highest level of care for our patients.
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What services can an oral surgeon provide?
An oral surgeon can provide a vast range of surgical procedures, including:
What kind of training does an oral surgeon have?
An oral or maxillofacial surgeon goes to school to specialize in surgery involving the teeth, gums, and mouth structures. The oral surgeons at Concerned Dental in New York typically have four to seven years of hospital training to supplement their prior dental education and experience. This extensive training allows our oral surgeons to provide the highest possible level of care for each patient who visits our dental office.
Why should I visit an oral surgeon?
The following conditions and symptoms may warrant a consultation with one of our oral surgeons at Concerned Dental:
- Facial injuries, such as:
- Broken jaw bones
- Broken facial bones
- Cleft lip
- Cleft palate
- Lesion removal
- Facial infections
- Sleep apnea or snoring blockages