Oral Surgery in Dentistry: The Types of Procedures

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Dr. Sumit Sehgal is a general dentist in Jamaica, Queens. He performs medical treatments for oral problems and teeth related issues. He has experience in taking care of teeth and perform various dental services, including dental exam or cleaning, composite restoration filling, implant crown and bridges, root canal treatment,... more

Oral surgery services Jamaica can treat jaw, gum or mouth-related diseases, maladies, and infections. Usually, it is performed by dentists or doctors. These experts are also known as oral surgeons, who are specially trained to perform crucial surgeries in your mouth or face to cure critical diseases like cancer, etc. Minor surgeries can also be performed by experienced dentists, however, they are not oral surgeons/maxillofacial surgeons (OMS).

These maxillofacial surgeons attended four years of dental school and then completed surgical training for four to six additional years. They are also trained to administer anesthesia and provide care for such illnesses.

Types of Oral Surgery in Dentistry

Even though there are different types of dental surgery performed in dentistry, only a few can be performed by a dentist, others can only be performed by specialists and experienced oral surgeons.

These are the most common types of oral surgery in dentistry performed, teeth treatment to jaw repositioning is involved. However, in some critical cases, tumor and cancer affected cell removal is also involved.

However, oral surgeries may be performed by different types of surgeons, like endodontists, periodontists, orthodontists, oral maxillofacial surgeons, and prosthodontists. These surgeons are specialized in performing various mouth-related procedures.

Common Oral Surgery Procedures

1. Endodontic

  • Root Canal
  • Pulpotomy
  • Pulpectomy
  • Apicoectomy

2. Prosthodontics

  • Crown or Capping
  • Veneers
  • Bridge
  • Implant
  • Dentures

3. Orthodontic Treatment

  • Implants and Implant
  • Apicoectomy
  • Extraction
  • Fiberotomy

4. Periodontics

5. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

These are the major oral surgery procedures performed by dentists and maxillofacial surgeons. All these surgeries are performed as per the diseases and maladies in the mouth, teeth, jaw or face of the patient. Oral surgeries are related to the mouth, tongue, teeth, and gums and can be treated using advanced medical equipment and machines to provide the right treatment for patients.

Radiant Star Dental provides oral surgery to cure various types of teeth-related issues. It is specialized in oral care and dental treatment services Jamaica with world-class medical facilities to perform dental surgeries and cure various dental problems and oral diseases with extra care and precautions.