Our experienced specialist oral surgeon offers stress-free extractions and other interceptive oral surgery treatments.
The prospect of surgery makes many people nervous. It’s completely natural to feel nerves before having any surgery done. We fully understand and do all we can to make our oral surgery treatments as relaxing and stress-free as possible. We make sure that the people in the surgery are the most skilled and experienced people for the job. Our talented oral surgeon has carried out thousands of extractions so you’ll be in very safe hands.
Sometimes it’s best to remove a tooth, especially if it’s causing you pain and we don’t think a root canal will be enough. Tooth extraction involves removing the tooth from its socket in the bone. It will either be a simple extraction, performed on a tooth that can be seen in the mouth, or a surgical extraction which is used for a tooth that has broken off at the gum line or has not yet emerged.
Once the problem tooth has been removed, we can provide a long-lasting replacement. The next best thing to natural teeth are dental implants. Our oral surgeon can place implants as well as carry out any complex oral surgery.
There are other options available to replace missing teeth, such as bridges and dentures. We strongly recommend that you replace a missing tooth as the gap can cause the adjacent teeth to shift and so affect your bite – and that can cause issues of a different kind.
If you have jaw issues such as TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder), your dentist may suggest that you have surgery to help relieve the symptoms. Jaw surgery can be performed by an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. The most common reasons for carrying it out include: