Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists with advanced training and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of various head and neck conditions and injuries. After four years of dental school, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon completes four to six years of additional formal training in treating the craniomaxillofacial complex. This specialty is one of 9 dental specialties recognized internationally and by the American Dental Association (ADA).
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can diagnose and treat a wide variety conditions. The following are just some of the many conditions, treatments and procedures oral and maxillofacial surgeon deal with on a daily basis:
As a general dentist who provides an extensive offering of oral surgical procedures, our dental office is pleased to assist you needs in any way we can. However, there are indeed times when our dental team discovers surgical needs in a patient that are best treated by an oral surgeon. In these instances we are fortunate to have relationships with a number of exceptional specialists who not only have equally high clinical standards but who also agree with our philosophy of patient centered dental care. If you have questions you would like answered, please contact our office today to schedule an appointment. We are here to answer your questions and provide assistance in getting you the treatment you deserve!