Oral Surgery at ADG
Oral surgery is the treatment of injuries, diseases and defects related to the head, neck, face, jaws and oral cavity.
Most common oral and maxillofacial services include extraction, reconstructive dental oral surgery, and placing dental implants.
Recovering from Oral Surgery
Oral surgery procedures are safe and effective in improving your oral health. You may have some pain, bleeding, or swelling afterward, depending on the procedure.
Any pain should improve steadily after the surgery. Your dentist will be sure to provide you with instructions for recovery, and monitor the healing process.
Our St. James dentists perform bone grafts and sinus lifts to strengthen your jaw bone and improve your oral health. What is a Bone Graft? A bone graft is a minor surgical procedure where your dentist adds bone tissue to your jaw bone to strengthen it, improve bone loss or prepare for another dental procedure such as placing a dental implant. [S...Read more »
Our St. James dentists may place a dental implant as part of the process to replace a missing tooth. What is a Dental Implant? A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that your dentist surgically places into your jaw bone to support a tooth replacement. Together, the implant and tooth replacement look and act like a natural tooth. [SITEWIDE][...Read more »
Our St. James dentists provide tooth extractions for wisdom teeth and for teeth that have experienced extensive damage. What is a Tooth Extraction? A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from its socket in the bone. Tooth extractions are performed only when a less invasive option would be ineffective, or if a tooth is compromising the health o...Read more »
Our St. James dentists perform gum grafts to help reduce the effects of gum disease or to improve the appearance of the teeth and gums. What is Gum Grafting? Gum grafting is a surgical procedure where gum tissue is taken from the roof of the mouth and transplanted onto another area of the gums to cover exposed tooth roots or reshape uneven gums. [...Read more »