An oral surgeon is an oral healthcare professional who has completed four years of dental school and an additional four or more years of oral surgery residency training. With this specialized training and expertise, oral surgeons can perform complex procedures such as corrective jaw surgery and reconstructive facial surgeries:
One day, you might need oral surgery. While you can’t always plan for oral surgery, there’s no need to feel overwhelmed by the idea. If you’re looking for oral surgery near Montclair, Bloomfield, or surrounding areas, look no further. Book your next dental appointment at Dr. Yeh and Associates by calling (973) 338-9595 or messaging us online.
Additionally, feel free to read through our frequently asked questions about oral surgery (and make sure to write and down and bring your other questions to your next dental appointment at our Bloomfield, NJ, dental office):
Every oral surgery healing process is different, and your dentist will give more in-depth instructions before surgery. Generally, patients can expect the following:
· A week or two of healing
While one might feel uncomfortable before oral surgery (such as wisdom teeth pain), the surgery should not be painful. Since we numb our patients with anesthetics before starting oral surgery, patients should not feel anything during treatment. If anything, one might feel slight pressure during this pain-free dentistry experience.
Many patients fear feeling pain after oral surgery, but our oral surgery team prescribes medications to help patients manage discomfort
Typically, oral surgeries are scheduled for one day and are completed within a few hours; depending on the anesthesia, dental sedation, and procedure the oral surgeon oversees, you may need a few hours to recover.