What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is specialized treatment that cares for the mouth, face and neck. There are many different procedures performed that are helpful in treating a variety of oral and facial conditions. Oral and maxillofacial specialists are trained specifically in this field, often requiring many years of additional schooling in order to be licensed. We offer a range of different oral and maxillofacial procedures to fit your healthcare needs.

Why might Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery be needed?

Oral and maxillofacial procedures are specific to caring for your mouth, face and neck. These procedures are performed by our specialists who work to ensure you receive the best care possible. Some of these procedures and treatments include:

  • Bone grafting
  • TMJ dysfunction treatment
  • Wisdom tooth removal
  • Extractions
  • Dental implants
  • Sleep apnea treatment
  • Jaw misalignment
  • Soft tissue grafting

Who is a candidate for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

If you require any type of oral or facial surgery, this particular field of dentistry is right for you. We will first consult with you and perform an examination. This allows us to identify any problems that need treatment. We offer a variety of sedation options to fit your needs when having oral and maxillofacial surgery done.

What can you expect with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

We begin every appointment with a consultation and exam. This allows us to identify any problems and to create a treatment plan that is right for you. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is ideal for patients of all ages. Your treatment is specific to your needs, and we will give you important pre- and post-care instructions to ensure that the surgery goes well. We are here to answer any of your questions regarding the specific surgery that you or a family member will be having done. Our trained, licensed specialists are able to perform an array of different maxillofacial surgeries according to your needs.

If you think you might need oral or maxillofacial surgery, contact our office today and we will be able to further assist in scheduling an appointment for you.

Our Surgical Services

Bone Grafting

Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that rebuilds and enhances bone structure within the jaw, preparing it for dental implants and improving the fit and comfort of dentures and restorations.

Wisdom Teeth Extractions

At Ballantyne Family Dental in Charlotte, NC, we specialize in wisdom teeth extractions to protect your oral health and alleviate pain associated with impacted wisdom teeth.

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