Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the specialty of dentistry that includes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. The term “maxillofacial” refers to the anatomic area of the jaws and face. After dental school, an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency provides extensive training in related medical and surgical disciplines such as general surgery, plastic surgery, internal medicine, critical care medicine, anesthesia and pathology. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained to treat patients in hospital settings, outpatient surgery centers and private offices.
A periodontist is a dental specialist who manages the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes to maintain the health, function and esthetics of these structures and tissues. Periodontist under go extensive clinical training after graduating from dental school.
The mission of our dental surgery practice is to provide state of the art, quality oral heath care to the community, to promote wellness, and to restore oral heath to best of our ability. To remain up-to-date on the best available treatment options through continuing education and communication with established dental and surgery organizations. To be fiscally responsible while providing the highest quality service and comfort.
A standard of excellence in personalized health care enables us to provide the quality services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic surgery to achieve your optimal oral health. Should an emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
Infection control in our office is very important to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination prevention processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental or surgical visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.