Oral surgeons are trained to treat trauma, congenital and acquired oral and facial defects and disorders, oral and facial infections, cancers of the head and neck region, place dental implants, as well as to perform extractions of teeth including wisdom teeth placement of dental implants.
Why see an oral-maxillofacial surgeon?
Oral-maxillofacial surgeons treat many diseases and injuries in the head, neck, face and jaw. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can help with issues like improper jaw alignment, oral cancer, sleep apnea, complex tooth extractions, complex facial reconstruction and much more.
WVU oral-maxillofacial services
Our oral-maxillofacial surgeons offer the highest quality care and a multi-disciplinary approach to treatments. We work closely with other specialties, including orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, as well as other medical specialties.
Our clinic offers the following procedures:
- Surgical tooth extraction and replacement
- Oral surgical procedures
- Jaw alignment and jaw joint repair
- Jaw, oral, or facial tumor diagnosis and removal
- Facial and jaw reconstruction and realignment