This is the most common oral surgical procedure involving removing a tooth from its socket in the jaw bone. Teeth extraction is often done due to extensive decay, trauma, or overcrowding.
It is a surgical procedure to replace missing teeth. A titanium post is embedded into the jawbone, which acts as an artificial tooth root. A prosthetic tooth, or crown, is then joined to the post, providing a permanent solution for tooth loss.
Third molars, or wisdom teeth, usually emerge between the ages of 17-25. They can cause severe pain, infection, and other dental problems if they become impacted. Wisdom teeth removal can often be a complex oral surgery procedure.
A biopsy involves extracting a small piece of tissue from the mouth to be examined for signs of cancer or other abnormalities.
It is performed to correct various issues, including misaligned jaws, malocclusion (misaligned teeth), and TMJ disorders.
Following your dentist’s instructions ensures a smooth and successful recovery. If you have any doubts during your recovery, don’t hesitate to contact your dentist.
Like any surgery, oral surgery carries certain risks and potential complications. Here are some common factors and complications associated with oral surgery: