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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about oral surgery such as wisdom teeth, extractions, or fractures in Old Saybrook...

Dental Services
... Grafts Extractions Flap Surgery Jaw/TMJ Maxillofacial Surgery Treating Dental Emergencies Corrective Jaw Surgery Sedation + General Anesthetics TMJ Disorders Oral Diagnosis + Biopsies Bone Grafting and Implants Wisdom teeth extraction Dental Implants Misaligned Jaws Facial Pain Facial Reconstructive Surgery Oral Surgery What is Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dentists specializing in surgery of the mouth, face and jaws, and have extensive education and training in surgical procedures involving both the soft tissue (skin and muscle) and hard tissue (bone and cartilage) of the head and neck...

Bone Grafting
... Tooth Extractions — These days, it is very common to deposit bone grafting material into a tooth socket after a tooth has been removed...

Extractions
...The latter is usually required for more complicated (or multiple) tooth extractions...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...These procedures include: Cleanings & Oral Exams, to keep your teeth and gums healthy, and catch early signs of dental disease Cosmetic Bonding, to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridgework, to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants, for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Extractions, to remove unhealthy teeth that cannot be saved Fillings, to restore decayed teeth Inlays & Onlays, to fill teeth with larger cavities Invisalign Clear Aligners, for highly discreet orthodontic treatment Oral Cancer Screenings, to detect a dangerous disease that can be cured if caught early Orthodontic Treatment, to move teeth into the right position Porcelain Veneers, for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Removable Dentures, to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment, to rescue diseased teeth Sealants, to help prevent cavities Teeth Whitening, to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMD Treatment, for pain in the jaw area that can interfere with biting and chewing Tooth-Colored Fillings, for a completely natural, healthy look Tooth Decay Prevention, so you keep your natural teeth as long as possible When to Visit the Dentist Many people only go to the dentist when something is wrong...

Oral Surgery
...Oral Surgery can range from routine procedures such as tooth extractions and implant placement to more complex jaw realignment surgeries and emergency care for facial trauma...