No one wants to encounter an oral health concern that requires the assistance of a specialist, but they happen to the best of us. For many common dental complications, oral surgery may be the best option to restore the health and beauty of your smile. The good news is that oral surgery has become more effective, comfortable, and affordable thanks to advancements in modern dental techniques. If your family dentist recommends that you consult an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for a dental concern, Legacy Surgery is here to help. Here's what you should know before scheduling your appointment.
Maintaining a healthy smile is essential to living a healthy life for years to come. With this in mind, treating oral health problems as soon as you recognize them is crucial to prevent minor issues from progressing into more serious ones. While general dentists are equipped to address many oral health problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease, there are some instances where an oral surgeon is necessary to treat more complicated dental issues. An oral surgeon is a dental specialist who has undergone extensive training in surgeries on the mouth, jaw, facial structures, and neck. Dental surgeons can perform both restorative and cosmetic procedures, improving the function, health, and appearance of damaged smiles. In most cases, your general dentist will recommend that you see an oral surgeon if they identify a problem beyond their expertise.
Oral surgeons can address numerous oral health concerns. Some of the most common oral surgery procedures include the following:
Legacy Surgery is here for you if your dentist recommends seeing an oral surgeon. Our compassionate team knows how overwhelming the thought of surgery can be. That's why we pride ourselves on providing exceptional quality care to ensure you feel informed and at ease through the recovery process. Contact us today to learn how Dr. Kesecker can help restore your smile!