Individuals who suffer from oral or facial problems should consider visiting an oral surgeon. Oral and maxillofacial surgery are commonly referred to as oral surgery and is part of the dentistry field. An oral surgeon will correct defects that relate to an individual’s appearance and function of their face, mouth, teeth, and jaws.
If an individual has concerns about losing their teeth, controlling oral disease, correcting a congenital growth issue, or has trauma-related damage, an oral surgeon would be the correct doctor to see. General dentists and medical physicians will refer a patient to an oral surgeon to correct problems with their facial and oral area.
Teeth can become diseased because of illness, injury, and poor oral hygiene. In some situations, a tooth can be saved with a root canal. In many situations, impacted, damaged, or diseased teeth will have to be removed by an oral surgeon who …