Dental surgery includes the diagnosis and surgical treatment related to diseases, injuries and defects of the hard and soft tissues of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, and jaws.
Oral surgery in the following cases may be needed:
- Removal of impacted teeth, including extraction of the wisdom teeth
- To control diseases of the teeth and their supporting tissues, soft and hard
- Treatment of benign tumors and cysts
- Pre surgery for dental implants, such as sinus lifting or bone graft