Sometimes a chronic dental problem or a sudden injury leaves you with no option other than surgery. Oral surgery is just one of the many services offered by Carl Cheung, DMD, and Chang Han, DDS, at Sunrise Dental in Arlington, Washington. With a team of specialists that can treat everything from periodontal disease to TMJ, you’ll find a comfortable and safe environment for all your oral health needs.
Oral surgery refers to any operation that addresses a problem of the mouth or jaw. At Sunrise Dental, you can have an oral surgery procedure in-office, under the care of an expert specialist. In most cases, oral surgery requires a local or general anesthesia and is an outpatient procedure.
There are several different conditions that oral surgery can resolve. Tooth extraction is the most common procedure, which is necessary when a tooth is positioned improperly. That's usually the case with wisdom teeth, which can impact the structure of your bite without removal.
Oral surgery can also address problems like:
If you suffer from chronic snoring, sleep apnea, or a facial infection, oral surgery can also address and resolve these issues.
While preventive measures and good hygiene can support your dental health, complications may still arise. Any problems that require surgery should be treated right away to prevent long-term complications. Benefits of oral surgery are:
To learn more about the different oral surgery options offered at Sunrise Dental, schedule an initial consultation today.