Capital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers a full array of oral and maxillofacial services to help you maintain healthy mouth and teeth. You can read more on this page about specific services.
- Wisdom tooth removal under general anesthesia in our office surgery suites
- Maxillo-facial pathology surgery both in office and in a hospital setting if appropriate.
- Dental implant placement utilizing the following systems: Straumann & DENTSPLY
- Bone grafting and bone regeneration procedures for Maxillofacial Defects and in preparation for Dental Implant Placement(Sinus Grafting and Ridge Augmentation utilizing autologous sources and xenografts with or without resorbable/nonresorbable membranes) and use of PRP where indicated.
- Major Maxillo-facial surgery provided in the hospital setting:
Jaw Reconstructive Surgery of the Maxilla(upper jaw), Mandible(lower jaw), Chin, and Nose.
Cleft Palate Reconstruction
Major Pathology including treatment and reconstruction.
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...
Jaw surgery, which is also called orthognathic surgery, is intended to correct unequal jaw growth. During corrective jaw surgery, the individual’s upper and/or lower jaw is moved into the position that is best suited for the person’s facial structure and appearance. 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...