Oral Surgery

Oral Surgeons in Cary, NC

Oral surgery can make a huge difference in your life. The right oral surgery procedure can enhance how you look and how you feel. The dentists of Cary Implant and General Dentistry in Cary, NC offer the latest technology including the anesthesia wand, cone beam CT imaging, digital x-rays and digital impressions to make your visit efficient and comfortable.

Cary Implant and General Dentistry offers many treatments which may involve oral surgery including treatment for sleep apnea, TMD, and cleft lip or palate. We also treat accident or trauma victims who have had injuries to the face or mouth.

Oral Surgery Procedures

Oral surgeons typically perform procedures that aim to relieve pain, treat an infection or trauma, restore function or improve a person's appearance. Procedures and conditions treated include:

  • Tooth Extractions. There are a variety of reasons why you may need a tooth or teeth removed. You may have a wisdom tooth that is impacted; a diseased tooth that can't be saved; or overcrowded teeth that need to be removed so more room can be created to facilitate proper alignment during orthodontics.
  • Dental Implants. Today's preferred method of tooth replacement is a titanium dental implant, which is placed beneath the gum line and into the jawbone during a minor surgical procedure. The implant is then attached to a realistic-looking dental crown that is visible above the gum line and indistinguishable from a natural tooth.
  • Oral Diagnosis & Biopsies. When a suspicious oral lesion is found, a biopsy is often used to detect or rule out oral cancer — a disease that is treatable if caught early. A biopsy involves removing a very small tissue sample for laboratory analysis.
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery. Sometimes a person's jaws don't fit together properly. This can affect both jaw function and appearance.
  • Snoring & Sleep Apnea. Excess tissue in the back of the throat may need to be removed in certain individuals with sleep apnea.
  • TMD. When conservative remedies fail to relieve chronic jaw pain over a long period of time, surgery may be considered.
  • Facial Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery. Facial injuries can affect not only a person's ability to carry on basic life functions such as eating, but also his or her appearance. Knocked-out teeth can sometimes be re-implanted, or replaced with dental implants.
  • Cleft Lip/Palate. These birth defects are among the most common, estimated to affect around one in 700-800 babies born in North America. With proper surgical treatment, the child has an excellent chance of leading a healthy, normal life.

For more information about our oral surgeons or oral surgery,
contact Cary Implant and General Dentistry in Cary, NC at
(919) 481-0330 today!

 

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