Frequently Asked Questions


Q: What is oral surgery?

A: Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dental practice that deals with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of: diseases, injuries and defects of the mouth, jaws, face and related structures. This includes the removal of impacted and decayed teeth, placement of dental implants, biopsy and removal of cysts and tumors of the mouth and jaws, treatment of facial trauma and reconstructive jaw surgery.