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Reasons You May Need Dental Surgery

Posted on 7/23/2017 by Clackamas Oral Surgery Office
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There are quite a few reasons you may wind up in the chair at an oral surgeon's office. They are specialists, and know how to handle nearly anything going on in your mouth. By going in to talk to an oral surgeon, it doesn't mean you have something horrific going on in your mouth. It simply means that you are looking for a specialist who can help with whatever problem you have going on in your mouth at that time. Here are some of the most common reasons people need to have oral surgery.

Common Reasons to Need Oral Surgery

One of the most common reasons includes getting your wisdom teeth extracted. They come in at odd angles on regular occasions, they often need to be removed. Teeth that died from an injury, or decay, often need to be removed as well.

Root canals are another common reason to need oral surgery. Teeth that get infected on the inside can cause you to get very sick. The best way to save the tooth and still remove that infection is through a root canal. You then get a crown put over the top after the tooth is filled, and you can go back about your life.

Dental implants are another common reason to get oral surgery. They are considered the best option when it comes to restoring missing teeth, and they can last the rest of your life if properly maintained. The implant is put into the jaw, then allowed to heal. Once the healing is done, a permanent tooth is placed on top, and the tooth then acts like the original one.

Oral surgeons are highly trained specialists when it comes to caring for your mouth. Consider going to see one of them like going in to see a specialist that your doctor sends you to, and treat them with the same regard. If you have any questions, or if you would like to learn more, please call us today at 503-662-8744.
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