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If a dental condition is outside of a dentist’s personal knowledge they could refer their patient to an oral surgeon, which can be nerve-wracking experience for the patient. There’s nothing to worry when you are asked to see an oral surgeon. An appointment with a surgeon doesn’t mean you have a serious issue or disease. These guidelines should help you understand the role of an oral surgeon, and how they will help you achieve a beautiful, healthy smile.

Call our San Diego dental office at 858-352-7576 to schedule an appointment.

Bone loss is often overlooked, but occurs all the time in patients with missing teeth. If you are someone who is dealing with the problem of bone loss, then you must have enough healthy bone left to be in the position to undergo a dental implant procedure. Without enough bone you will need to undergo a bone graft process. Bone graft is a process that involves removing a bone from a healthy area of your mouth and using it in the area that needs the graft.

An oral surgeon must recommend a very strong reason for having an oral surgery. Surgeries are mostly done if it is really the only method of the patient healing or there is no other way to manage the case. Surgery can be the right decision and the benefits of it can guide you to the right decision.

If you need to have a conventional dental implant installed or have a painful cyst in your jaw, an oral surgeon will help you. Oral surgeons are taught to professionally handle all such conditions. Patients could have something affecting their face, jaw, or neck, that are all in the realm of what an oral surgeon can remedy. Oral surgery has really benefited a lot of people in many ways like diseases, deformities or conditions.

Many dental patients ignore the indications of a possible infection. Infection results from tooth decay and can be the reason why a tooth becomes permanently damaged. The very best way to really solve problems of decayed teeth is through extracting them because decayed tooth becomes an infection that spreads easily to the surrounding healthy teeth. Due to its ability to eliminate an infection thoroughly, dental surgery in the form of tooth removal can frequently be the very best option.

When scheduling oral surgery, be sure to find a dentist who you feel confident in. In order to have the most say in your oral health, you will have to overcome what appears to be an overwhelming obstacle, but isn’t. There’re variety of dentist in the field of oral surgery and you should select a dentist with knowledge and experience to help you in your condition.

Call our San Diego dental office at 858-352-7576 to schedule an appointment.

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