Surgical removal of a tooth
Most people associate dental surgery with the removal of wisdom teeth. This is the most common treatment preformed on a daily base.
An implant is used to support one or more false teeth. It is a titanium screw used to replace the root of a lost tooth in the jawbone.
Root end surgery
When the nerve in a tooth dies, its waste products cause inflammation in the surrounding jaw bone.
Open flap debridement
Sometimes there are still deep pockets with persistent inflammation after periodontal procedures performed by the dental hygienist. These pockets can be cleaned by the dental surgeon by means of exposing the gums to get better access to the inflamed areas.
After care
If you have been to the dental surgeon for oral surgery you should pay attention to the following