What is Oral Surgery?
Oral surgery includes the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries and defects of the hard and soft tissues of the face, mouth, teeth and jaws.
While our dentists always try to use the least invasive treatment possible for a given dental problem, in some cases, less invasive treatment options are simply not sufficient and oral surgery is required.
Certain dental issues may result in the need for surgical procedures including tooth extractions, dental implants, sinus lifts and gum grafts.
Regardless of the reason behind your concern, your dentist will be able to advise you on the best course of action based on your unique dental issues and oral health.
Our dental team at Allegra Dental caters to anxious patients and is able to offer dental sedation options to help you relax during your visit.
A dental implant is a small titanium screw that functions like a natural tooth root. Our dentists utilize dental implants as part of a tooth replacement procedure in order to help restore your smile.
A dental implant, together with restorative options such as a crown or bridge, is able to take on the appearance and function of a natural tooth.
Tooth Extractions & Wisdom Tooth Removal
If a tooth is too badly damaged as a result of decay, gum disease or injury, your dentist may recommend having it removed.
Wisdom teeth are the final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of a normal adult mouth. If wisdom teeth are causing problems with your oral hygiene, tooth extraction can help to protect your oral health.
A sinus lift is a type of bone graft where your dentist adds bone material to the upper back jaw to raise and increase the amount of bone in the sinus area to place a dental implant. This can help increase the success of the implant.
A gum graft can help to cover exposed tooth roots, repair receding gums, and reduce associated symptoms such as severe tooth sensitivity or eventual tooth loss, to protect your oral health.