Oral Surgeon Los Angeles
Your teeth and gums may strike you as being rather simple in makeup and function. However, your teeth and gums are susceptible to many health issues like infection and decay. These issues often require specific dental specialists to administer proper treatments. For example, if you develop gum disease, our periodontist in Los Angeles is a good person to see for this issue. Other dental areas, like that of oral surgery, encompass a variety of unique tooth disorders and treatments. Read on to discover how oral surgeons may be able to assist you.
Oral surgeons, also known as maxillofacial surgeons, by definition are highly educated dental practitioners. Beyond completing 4 years of dental school, oral surgeons have undergone another 4 years working in a surgical hospital residency program. Our oral surgeon in Los Angeles is able to treat dental issues involving your teeth, jaw, gums, neck, mouth and other soft tissues of your head.
Los Angeles Oral Surgeon
Our Los Angeles oral surgeon is well-qualified to remove wisdom teeth or any other impacted teeth in the mouth. Oral surgeons often provide reconstructive dental treatments like dental implants. TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder) affects the TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) and the overall bite and chewing functions of your mouth, and our oral surgeon is able to treat TMD through jaw surgery. Oral surgeons can also remove cancerous and non-cancerous cysts or tumors.
Because of their extensive dental training, oral surgeons are highly skilled in administering patient anesthesia prior to surgery. If you require your wisdom teeth removed or jaw surgery performed, you will need general or local anesthesia. Whichever type is necessary, be assured that our oral surgeon in Los Angeles will safely and effectively see that you do not experience any pain during your surgery.
No matter the seriousness of the surgery you require, if it involves your teeth or mouth, chances are you will need the help of an oral surgeon. With our Los Angeles oral surgeon, you are in good hands, from the anesthesia to the surgery, and all the way through to recovery.