Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Keep your face and jaw healthy by visiting an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at PacificWest Dental Group!
Oral surgery and maxillofacial surgery is the branch of dentistry that specializes in and includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of disorders, diseases, injuries, and defects involving the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions and related structures.
What Is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon specializes in oral surgery. These surgeons perform various operations to correct diseases, injuries, and defects of the face, jaw, and mouth through a combination of dentistry and medical surgery. Common procedures include removing wisdom teeth, difficult tooth extractions, dental implants, bone grafting, and more. In addition to dental school, these professionals undergo an additional four to six years of education to become oral and maxillofacial surgeons to give you the best possible care.
The oral and maxillofacial region includes the mouth and all the pieces connected to it. Surgeons specializing in this field can treat patients having issues with some part of the face, mouth, or jaw. These specialists undergo additional training to treat impacted wisdom teeth and perform dental implant surgery, bone or soft tissue grafting, and other important procedures. Visit one of our Metro Vancouver offices for a consultation today.
What Can an Oral and Maxillofacial From PacificWest Dental Group Do for You?
Many types of head and neck pain are treatable. At PacificWest Dental Group, our team will provide you with a customized treatment plan. Here are the services available at our offices:
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can solve various facial, jaw, or mouth problems. We offer services to treat several conditions, from wisdom tooth extraction to corrective jaw surgery. Call or visit a PacificWest Dental Group office in Metro Vancouver to book your first appointment today.
If you need to address facial, jaw, or mouth issues, our team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons is here to help. Call to book a consultation today.
Frequently Asked Questions About
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dentists focus on preventative care, routine check-ups, cleanings, and basic dental treatments. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists with extra years of training to perform surgical procedures involving the face, jaws, and mouth.
Yes. It would be best to have a referral from your dentist, orthodontist, or physician to see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. For more information, please get in touch with our office directly.
Surgeries can treat patients with various conditions. Patients with facial trauma, such as those who have been in car accidents or have suffered facial injuries due to sports or other activities, can benefit from oral and maxillofacial surgery.
At PacificWest Dental Group, your comfort during treatment is our top priority. Local anesthesia is administered to numb the surgical area, ensuring a painless procedure. Sedation options are also available for anxious patients.