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Oral + Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a type of dentistry that diagnoses and treats diseases, injuries or other medical conditions affecting the face, jaw or mouth.

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3 key benefits of oral and maxillofacial care

The jaw plays a very important role in our daily life. So when a condition starts impacting how your jaw works—like talking, chewing and keeping teeth in place—oral and maxillofacial surgery can help you overcome dental and facial challenges. The good news is that many oral and maxillofacial surgeries and services can provide 3 key benefits to your health: 

  • Lifelong relief from pain 
  • Restore important functions of your face, jaw and mouth 
  • Enhance your appearance
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Our team of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, staff dentists, pediatric dentists and maxillofacial prosthodontists work under the same roof so you can benefit from top-notch care found all in one place. If you're living with any of the following conditions, connect with our experts to learn how they can help improve your oral and maxillofacial health:

Bony and/or soft tissue abnormalities of the facial bones and the jaws
Cleft lip and palate
Facial and jaw injuries
Facial skeletal deformities (disharmony of upper and lower jaws and teeth)
Impacted teeth
Nerve damage
Sleep apnea
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
Tooth loss


From dental implant services to oral cancer care, our specialists’ top goal is to help you look and feel your best. The type of surgery you'll receive depends on the condition causing you problems and pain.

Because some of these surgical treatments can be complex, we want to ensure you're as comfortable as possible during the process. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are skilled in providing general anesthesia (completely asleep during the surgery) and outpatient sedation (helps you relax or fall into a light sleep during surgery) for a pain-free experience.

The good news is that many oral and maxillofacial surgeries offer a permanent solution to the dental challenges you're living with. Some conditions that can benefit from surgery include:

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Face, mouth and jaw infections
  • Impacted teeth
  • Nerve damage
  • Sleep apnea
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) diseases

Certain procedures like wisdom teeth removal will have you home and recovering the same day. Other services like jaw reconstruction may require a more involved surgery and overnight care.

Surgical repair + reconstruction

Preprosthetic surgery prepares the mouth for dentures or implants. It's an important step along your treatment path because it helps level and shape the mouth so dentures or implants fit and feel comfortable. From there, we want to give you reason to smile by helping enhance yours with state-of-the-art dental implant services to replace lost teeth.  

Our surgeons are also skilled in reconstructing bony and soft tissue abnormalities affecting the facial bones and jaw.

Oral cancer + tumors

Oral cancer and tumors affect different parts of the mouth, including the jaw, lips and salivary glands. This can make eating, talking and swallowing a big challenge. While oral cancer care can seem complex, understanding your treatment doesn't have to be. Better oral health starts here.

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