Oral surgery is a broad term to describe a form of dentistry that is utilized to repair damage caused by disease, injury, and defects around the jaw area. Oral surgery services commonly include wisdom teeth extraction, reconstructive dental surgery and placing dental implants.
If you’re getting braces, oral surgery may be recommended to extract certain teeth to allow sufficient room for the teeth that are being moved into alignment. At times, oral surgery can be performed to expose permanent teeth that haven’t broke through the gum line yet. This is achieved by removing the overlying bone and gum tissue.
If you’re missing a tooth, oral surgery can be used to install a dental implant. Implants feature a titanium post that acts as the root of a natural tooth to preserve the jaw bone. Later a custom crown gives your tooth a natural appearance. If you have any questions, please call 308-995-5331 to schedule your personal appointment today.