Our dentists offer oral surgery so you can maintain healthy teeth, gums, and jaws. Depending on what you need, our Grand Haven dentists may handle your oral surgery in-office or refer you to the appropriate specialist.
It’s not uncommon for people with periodontal disease to have deep pockets around teeth that fill with food particles and dental plaque. If you have periodontal disease, our dentists may recommend oral surgery to reduce these gum pockets.
During gum flap surgery, our gum disease dentist will lift back your gums in order to remove plaque and tartar. Once your gums are cleaned, they’re sutured back in place so they fit snugly around your teeth. If left untreated, the bacteria from periodontal disease can deteriorate your gum and jaw tissues.
Maxillofacial surgery focuses on treating your jaw and facial regions. For example, our dentist may recommend maxillofacial surgery if misaligned jaws are causing issues with speech and chewing. Dental surgery not only improves your appearance, but your oral health. Oral and maxillofacial surgery improves your quality of life because it eliminates issues that prevent you from eating and speaking properly.
Over time, dentures can wear away at gum tissue and bone. Fortunately, our dentists offer bone grafts, gum reshaping, and jaw surgery to repair your smile. These procedures can change the look of your mouth and even restore lost bone structure.
At Grand Haven Smiles, we’re happy to explain the oral surgery procedure at your next dental exam to set your mind at ease and help you make the best choice for your teeth. To schedule your appointment with one of our Grand Haven, MI oral surgery dentists, give our office a call at (616) 209-4704.
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