ORAL SURGERY AT BAY STAR DENTAL, SAN MATEO, CA
As you visit our office in San Mateo, we’d want to offer our patients the highest standard of dental care and hence, we work hand-in-hand to make your oral surgical experience a comfortable one.
Who is an oral surgeon?
An oral surgeon is a dentist who is qualified to perform orofacial procedures. Oral and maxillofacial surgery would require a general dentist to complete six additional years of training in surgery and anesthesia after graduating from dental school. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon will be trained to work with cases related to dental implant surgery, bone grafting, wisdom tooth removal, and treatment of TMJ disorders.
Dental Implant Surgery – San Mateo, CA
Dr. Lee performs dental implant surgery to replace lost teeth. They are Titanium anchors placed in the jaw bones that allows to hold an artificial teeth securely. The restoration in the form of a dental crown will be positioned above the metal stud with the help of an abutment. It ensures that the dental crown is placed intact.
TMD and Facial Pain – San Mateo, CA
TMD or temporomandibular join disorder encompasses a range of facial pain conditions that include joint and muscular problems near the TMJ. Although popularly understood as a joint dysfunctionality, the disorder is primarily treated as a dental problem. Your TMJ joints are placed just beneath your ears. Any disorder to these joints can result in acute pain while chewing, swallowing, yawning, and even while talking.
Dr. Lee addresses a wide variety of dental problems related to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions by performing oral and maxillofacial surgeries.
Request an appointment with Dr. Lee at Bay Star Dental in San Mateo, CA for further information in oral and maxillofacial treatment and surgery.