All About Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gilbert, AZ

by | Dec 23, 2013 | General

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Have you been considering getting some periodontal or orthodontic work done? Has your face been injured in an accident and you need some facial reconstructive surgery? If so, and live in Arizona, you may want to think about a specialist who will do Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gilbert, AZ. Dental Specialty Associates, with two locations in Gilbert, Arizona and Phoenix, Arizona, practice oral and maxillofacial surgery and wants to tell you a little more about the procedures.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery treats many diseases, injuries and defects that are of the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) and also those maladies that affect the head, neck, jaws and face. Some of the areas of specialty addressed in oral and maxillofacial medicine are head and neck cancers, cosmetic facial surgery, head and neck reconstruction, reformation of the facial region using advanced stem cell techniques, craniofacial surgery and cranio-maxillofacial trauma. Among special procedures done are dentoalveolar, surgery to remove impacted teeth, complex tooth extractions, extractions for people who are medically compromised, benign and malignant pathology and temporomandibular disorders. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is globally recognized as one of the medical and/or dental specialties, and in some countries require the surgeon to have degrees in both medicine and dentistry. All oral and maxillofacial surgeons, no matter where they reside must have a university degree in dentistry first, before beginning a residency program in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

When you are looking for dental offices that will perform Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gilbert AZ there are other things you should look for in such a surgeon. A surgeon who does Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gilbert, AZ will have been trained to treat the complete craniomaxillofacial complex, that is the anatomical makeup of the mouth, jaw, face, skull and another associated areas. Depending upon where the jurisdiction is, such a surgeon may also require training in general medicine and surgery as well as dentistry. When you need Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Gilbert, AZ, call upon a specialist in the discipline. For more information about oral & maxillofacial procedures.

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