From tooth removal to jaw reconstruction, Elkhart Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is equipped to handle all your oral and maxillofacial needs. To help you understand your options, we've included descriptions of some of our leading services on this page.
- Wisdom teeth extraction
- Dental Implants
- Misaligned Jaws
- Facial Pain
- Oral Surgery
- Sinus Lifts
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. Read more...
Implants are synthetic structures that are placed in the area of the tooth normally occupied by the root. Implants are anchored to the jawbone or metal framework on the bone and act as a foundation for an artificial tooth or permanent bridge. Read more...
Most patients experience very little discomfort or pain during maxillofacial surgery. This is because anesthetics are used to dull or block nerve receptors. Read more...
Many people think of facial reconstruction only being performed on individuals involved in traumatic accidents or fires. Facial reconstruction sometimes involves the placement of soft tissue or bone grafts in the facial area. Read more...