Dr. Carlos H Letelier M.D.,D.M.D.,D.D.S.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery10115 W Twain Ave Suite 100 Las Vegas NV, 89147
The Center for Oral Surgery of Las Vegas is happy to be your home when you’re looking for high-quality oral surgery in and around Las Vegas, NV. Through our many oral surgeries, such as dental implants and facial reconstruction surgery, we can provide you with a tailored plan that can treat any of your oral problems. Dr. Carlos Letelier, our expert Las Vegas Oral Surgeon, leads a great team of staff who provide all patients with the best experience possible while going through oral surgery, or other related procedures. About Dr. Carlos Letelier Dr. Carlos Letelier has a passion for dental and medical excellence that’s exemplified through his distinguished background and his education credentials. His dentistry studies began in Chile where he earned his DDS degree. He then went to Boston, where he enrolled in Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a DMD degree. After that, Dr. Letelier went on to complete his surgical residency and graduate from UCLA Medical School with both an MD and an OMFS degree. In addition to becoming board certified in both oral and maxillofacial and cosmetic surgery, Dr. Letelier has taught in the OMFS residency program at Fresno University Medical Center. His expertise covers a broad range of oral surgery, from wisdom tooth extraction and dental implants to facial and dental trauma. He is a trusted oral surgeon in Las Vegas, NV as he’s highly regarded for his treatment of patients with severe bone loss and missing teeth. Even today, Dr. Letelier continues to expand his knowledge by participating in specialty Dr. Carlos Letelier is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Letelier specializes in the treatment of problems related to the face, mouth and jaws. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Letelier 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. Letelier are tooth extractions, especially wisdom teeth, dental implants 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.
Education and Training
UCLA MD 1993
Tufts University DMD 1989
University of California 1993
Tufts University School of Medicine 1989
American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Carlos H Letelier M.D.,D.M.D.,D.D.S.'s Expert Contributions
Why Are Wisdom Teeth Typically Removed?Our Las Vegas, NV oral surgery center strives to offer a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Carlos Letelier is a board-certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who manages a wide variety of problems related to the mouth, teeth, and facial...
My wisdom tooth hurts a lot. Is extraction the only option?
Most likely the tooth needs to be extracted. The area needs to be evaluated clinically and radiographically prior to making a final recommendation. READ MORE
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- Do I need to get my Wisdom Teeth Pulled?
Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure used to remove one or more of the adult teeth present at the back of the mouth. It is usually done by an oral surgeon or a dentist. It is often done by opening the gum tissue over the tooth and then taking out the bone covering the tooth. The tissue...
- Cold Sores vs. Canker Sores
Cold sores, also called oral herpes, are highly contagious fluid-filled blisters on the lips and around the mouth. In most cases, cold sores are not that serious, but they can be life-threatening for people who have a weakened immune system such as people with AIDS. On the other hand, canker sores,...
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Dental implants are devices that are used to replace natural teeth. These implants are placed into the jawbone, which over the time, fuse with the natural bone and gain stability.Dental implants are recommended for patients who do not have their natural teeth. This will allow the individual to have...
- Are Dental Crowns Useful?
What is Dental Crowns?A dental crown, or a tooth crown, is a tooth-shaped sleeve, or cap, made of porcelain or metal, that is placed over the tooth. Crowns are utilized to restore the shape and size of a tooth. When implanted properly, the porcelain caps cover the crown of the tooth that is visible...
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Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery as it's commonly known, is performed to correct droopy upper and/or lower eyelids and under-eye bags. The surgery may be performed for functional or medical reasons. Functional blepharoplasty corrects problems related to upper eyelids that sag or droop enough to...
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The American Heart Association released a new statement stating that there is no conclusive evidence to support the relationship between gum disease and heart problems, and that treating gum disease can improve heart conditions. Gum disease is a major contributor to tooth loss and decay in adults....
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