Some dental conditions require oral surgery to correct or treat. The team at Smile Country Dental, located in Santa Rosa and Napa, California, offers oral surgery options for many dental health conditions including wisdom teeth removal, jaw surgery for TMJ disorders, and tooth extractions. To schedule an initial oral surgery consultation, call or use the online booking tool today.
Oral surgery is a group of procedures that are performed on the tissues of your mouth, including your teeth, gums, jaw, and face. It is only performed by trained oral surgeons.
Common oral surgeries include:
The oral surgeon team at Smile Country Dental provides all of the above oral surgeries, however, some procedures are more common.
Wisdom teeth appear around your mid-twenties and are classified as third molars. They have the potential to cause health concerns if they grow crooked or do not have enough room to emerge.
It is important to consult the team if you have pain when you open your mouth or tenderness when chewing or swelling. These are signs that your wisdom teeth are not growing in correctly.
The trained oral surgeons at Smile Country Dental utilize state-of-the-art facilities to perform oral surgeries. Multiple methods of sedation dentistry are used to alleviate general anxiety and related pain during the procedures.
Before the team at Smile Country Dental performs your oral surgery, they make sure that you understand the procedure fully. They will also give you a list of pre- and post-surgery instructions to follow and ensure maximum success.
Before your surgery, you should:
After your surgery, it is important to protect the blood clot that forms in your tooth socket. Proven ways to protect the clot include:
Symptoms such as swelling and pain are expected. If they continue after 48 hours, it is important to notify the team. Other symptoms to watch out for post-surgery include fever and excessive bleeding.
To receive more information about oral surgery options offered at Smile Country Dental, call or use the online booking tool today.