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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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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...

Cosmetic Gum Surgery
... Grafts may take longer to heal, particularly if tissue is taken from the roof of your mouth...

Bone Grafting
... Uses for Bone Grafts Bone grafts are used in dentistry to accomplish the following treatment goals: Saving Teeth — When severe periodontal disease causes bone loss, teeth can become loose and at risk of being lost...

Cleft Lip & Palate Repair
...Bone grafts to repair the hard palate may be recommended at age 8-11 years, when the cuspid teeth are developing...

Sinus Surgery
...For the most part, bone grafts act as scaffolds that the body will eventually replace with its own bone...

Bone Grafting
... Types of Bone Grafts There are a variety of sources of bone grafting material used for preserving or augmenting bone for dental implants...