Whether it’s a tooth extraction, a gum graft, or a bridge, oral surgery can fix numerous minor and severe oral health problems. At Pacific Northwest Dental Care in Tukwila, Washington, Dr. Tim Tran can perform many different procedures that will help keep your teeth in perfect shape. Book an appointment today to discuss your needs, and let Dr. Tran and his team give you the smile of your dreams.
Oral surgery refers to several procedures that help to repair or restore health to the teeth, gums, or jaw. Different types of oral surgery may include:
Dr. Tran and his team can also provide 3D X-Rays, which provide a comprehensive view of your entire mouth and jaw.
Oral surgery can correct numerous problems related to the health of your teeth, gums, and jaw. Since many procedures help to prevent further deterioration of your oral health, this type of surgery can save you money in the long run.
From a cosmetic perspective, oral surgery may also help to provide more structure, shape, and definition to your jaw and face.
While each patient’s case is different, recovery after oral surgery is most predictable when proper post-treatment care is followed. Maintaining proper oral hygiene and allowing the site to heal uninterrupted will speed up the recovery.
A specialized post-treatment care sheet will be given to you. Dr. Tran and his team will take the time to walk you through each step of recovery and what to expect. As for some discomfort is often unavoidable, an appropriate pain management protocol will be put in place to make recovery as tolerable as possible. If there is any reason you need any assistance outside of regular office hours, Dr. Tran is available 24/7 through his emergency line.
Your recovery time will depend on your case and treatment plan, but Dr. Tran will make sure to schedule follow-up appointments with you as needed. To request a consultation with Dr. Tran today, call or use the easy online scheduling tool.