When you need oral surgery, such as bone replacement for dental implants or extractions, you can trust the caring dental professionals at Fort St. John Dental Clinic.
About Oral Surgery
Oral surgery includes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, defects, injuries, and deformities of the jaws and facial region – including services such as the extraction of teeth, placement of dental implants, and gum surgery.
While it is always preferable to save a natural tooth, there are some cases where this is not possible. If a tooth is too badly damaged as a result of decay, gum disease or injuries such as those from sports, motor vehicle accidents or work-related mishaps, it may need to be removed by the dentist.
Wisdom Teeth Removal
Between the ages of 17 and 25, some people grow wisdom teeth – essentially a third set of molars. Wisdom teeth are not always functional and can crowd the mouth or create other problems, sometimes including pain. In these cases, your dentist may recommend having the wisdom teeth extracted to help preserve the overall health of your mouth.
Gum surgery may be required when gum disease has reached advanced stages, when gum tissue has overgrown a tooth, or when you appear to have a gummy smile. In each situation, the procedure differs but with the help of dental laser this is a quick and pain-free procedure that heals quickly afterwards.
Surgically placed dental implants can be used to replace a single tooth or many teeth and can address a number of oral health issues while offering you with a natural-looking, functional smile.