Dr. James Willis Pledger D.D.S
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery1109 Poplar Street Murray KY, 42071
Dr. James Pledger is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Murray, KY. Dr. Pledger specializes in the treatment of problems related to the face, mouth and jaws. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Pledger is a unique dental specialist who can provide emergency medicine, perform general surgery and give anesthesia. These medical doctors are the only type of medical care specialist who can administer anesthesia, besides anesthesiologists. Typical procedures performed by Dr. Pledger are tooth extractions, especially wisdom teeth, corrective jaw surgery, cleft palate surgery and reconstructive surgery after an injury. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons can also perform dental work including placing dental implants. These surgeons might also deal with conditions of sleep apnea, oral cancers and more.
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