Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery

Oral surgery encompasses a range of surgical procedures performed in the mouth and jaw area to address various dental and oral health issues. These procedures may include tooth extractions, wisdom teeth removal, dental implant placement, corrective jaw surgery, and oral disease or injury treatment. Oral surgery is typically recommended for individuals facing conditions such as impacted teeth, severe tooth decay, gum disease, facial trauma, or misaligned jaws. It may also be necessary for individuals requiring tooth replacement with implants or those seeking cosmetic enhancements to improve their oral function and aesthetics. Oral surgery is performed by Dr. Low, who has had advanced training in surgical procedures. These procedures are conducted under local anesthesia, or moderate sedation, or depending on the complexity of the surgery and the patient's needs. 

Types of Oral Surgery Procedures 

Tooth Extractions 

  • Commonly performed to remove damaged, decayed, or impacted teeth. 
  • Indicated for severe decay, advanced periodontal disease, or impacted wisdom teeth. 
  • Alleviates pain, prevents infection, and preserves oral health. 

Dental Implant Placement 

  • Involves surgically placing titanium posts into the jawbone to replace missing teeth. 
  • Implants offer a permanent solution for tooth loss, restoring chewing ability and facial aesthetics. 
  • Promotes bone health and stability in the jaw. 

Facial Trauma Surgery 

  • Addresses soft tissue and tooth related injuries resulting from accidents, falls, or sports-related incidents. 
  • Repairs and reconstructs damaged tissues to restore facial aesthetics and function. 

Soft Tissue Surgery 

  • Involves surgical procedures on the soft tissues of the oral cavity, such as gums, lips, or palate. 
  • Common procedures include frenectomy (removal of frenulum), gum grafting, or soft tissue recontouring. 
  • Enhances oral aesthetics, improves periodontal health, and facilitates orthodontic treatment. 

Bone Grafting and Ridge Augmentation 

  • Augments the jawbone to improve bone density and volume for dental implant placement. 
  • Addresses bone deficiencies caused by tooth loss, trauma, or periodontal disease. 
  • Promotes successful implant integration and long-term stability. 

The Benefits of Oral Surgery 

Preventing Further Complications 

Addressing dental issues promptly through oral surgery can help prevent the development of more severe complications down the line. For example, removing impacted wisdom teeth can prevent overcrowding, infection, and damage to adjacent teeth. Treating oral pathology, such as cysts or tumors, promptly can prevent malignant transformation and preserve oral health. 

Improving Oral Health 

By addressing underlying dental and facial conditions, oral surgery improves oral health and overall well-being. Restoring missing teeth with dental implants helps maintain bone density and prevent bone loss while correcting malocclusion can reduce the risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and temporomandibular joint disorders. Oral surgery procedures can also facilitate better oral hygiene practices and long-term oral health maintenance. Contact us today! 

Restoration of Oral Functionality 

Oral surgery procedures in Murrieta, CA, like dental implants, corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), and TMJ surgery can restore proper chewing, speaking, and swallowing functions compromised by dental issues or jaw abnormalities. This restoration of functionality enhances a person's ability to enjoy a varied diet and communicate effectively. 

Enhancement of Aesthetics 

Oral surgery procedures often result in significant improvements in facial aesthetics. Dental implants replace missing teeth, restoring the appearance of a complete smile and facial contours. Corrective jaw surgery addresses facial asymmetry and malocclusion, improving overall facial harmony and boosting self-confidence. 

Alleviation of Pain and Discomfort 

Many dental conditions, such as impacted wisdom teeth, oral infections, and TMJ disorders, can cause significant pain and discomfort. Oral surgery provides effective solutions for alleviating pain and restoring oral comfort, ultimately enhancing a person's quality of life. 

From restoring oral function and alleviating pain to enhancing aesthetics and improving quality of life, oral surgery procedures are crucial in preserving oral health and overall well-being. Visit Signature Dental Care at 44274 George Cushman Ct, Suite 108, Temecula, CA 92592, or 25405 Hancock Ave #205, Murrieta, CA 92562, to explore your treatment options and take the first step towards improved oral health, function, and aesthetics. You can schedule an appointment online or call us at (951) 303-2803 or (951) 461-4335. 


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