At Glendale Dental Smiles, we are proud to offer exceptional oral maxillofacial surgery services. Our team, led by Dr. Richard Feldhake, has over 30 years of experience in providing oral maxillofacial surgery, and we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care and support to our patients.
Oral maxillofacial surgery is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the mouth, teeth, and facial structures. Common oral maxillofacial surgery procedures include extractions, wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, and more. These procedures can provide significant benefits, including improved oral health, improved function, and improved appearance.
At Glendale Dental Smiles, we use advanced technology and techniques to provide exceptional oral maxillofacial surgery. Our team takes a compassionate and caring approach to treatment and is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and support to our patients.
Oral & Maxillofacial Services at Glendale Dental Smiles
At Glendale Dental Smiles, we offer a wide range of oral surgery services to meet the needs of our patients. Some of the services we provide include:
TMJ, Facial Pain, & Facial Reconstruction: TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders, facial pain, and facial deformities can cause significant discomfort and impact the quality of life. Our team is experienced in diagnosing and treating these conditions, and we offer a range of surgical and non-surgical options to help our patients find relief.
Dental Implants: Dental implants are a long-term solution for missing teeth and can provide many benefits, including improved appearance, function, and oral health. Our team is highly trained and experienced in placing dental implants, and we use state-of-the-art technology to ensure precision and accuracy. Click here to learn more about dental implants!
Tooth Extractions & Impacted Teeth: In some cases, tooth extraction may be necessary to improve oral health. Our team is experienced in performing tooth extractions and can help to alleviate any discomfort and provide the necessary aftercare. We also offer surgical treatment for impacted teeth, such as wisdom teeth.
Wisdom Teeth: Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, often require removal due to lack of space in the mouth or because they are impacted. Our team is experienced in performing wisdom tooth removal and can help to alleviate any discomfort and provide the necessary aftercare.
Misaligned Jaws: Misaligned jaws can cause difficulty with speaking, eating, and breathing, as well as facial discomfort and aesthetic concerns. Our team offers surgical treatment for misaligned jaws to help improve function and appearance.
Cleft Lip & Palate: Cleft lip and palate are birth defects affecting lip, mouth, and nasal cavities. Our team offers surgical treatment to help correct these defects and improve function and appearance.
Apicoectomy: An apicoectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove the tip of the root of a tooth and repair the surrounding tissue. This procedure may be necessary to treat an infection or to save a tooth that cannot be treated with a root canal.
Oral Cancers, Tumors, Cysts, & Biopsies: Oral cancers, tumors, cysts, and other growths can be serious and require prompt treatment. Our team is experienced in diagnosing and treating these conditions, and we offer surgical and non-surgical options to help our patients achieve the best possible outcomes.
Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects breathing during sleep and can lead to serious health problems. Our team offers surgical treatment for sleep apnea to help improve breathing and overall health.
Facial Cosmetic Surgery: Facial cosmetic surgery can help improve the face's appearance and enhance self-confidence. Our team offers a range of surgical options, including facelifts, neck lifts, and eyelid surgery, to help our patients achieve their aesthetic goals.
The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Process at Glendale Dental Smiles
The oral maxillofacial surgery process at Glendale Dental Smiles includes several key steps to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care. These steps include:
Initial consultation and evaluation: Our team will meet with the patient to discuss their concerns and goals during the initial consultation. We will conduct a comprehensive examination to assess the health of the mouth, teeth, and facial structures and review any relevant medical history and x-rays. Based on this information, we will work with the patient to customize a treatment plan that is tailored to their specific needs and goals.
Customization of the treatment plan: Once the treatment plan has been customized, our team will provide the patient with all of the necessary information and answer any questions they may have. We will also discuss the potential risks and benefits of the procedure, as well as any necessary pre-and post-operative instructions.
Administration of anesthesia: Depending on the type and complexity of the procedure, the patient may require anesthesia to ensure their comfort during the surgery. Our team is trained in the administration of anesthesia and will ensure that the patient is comfortable and safe throughout the procedure.
Performance of the surgery: Dr. Feldhake and our team will perform the surgical procedure using the latest technology and techniques to ensure precision and accuracy. We will take every precaution to ensure the safety and comfort of the patient during the surgery.
Follow-up care and support: After the surgery, our team will provide the patient with detailed post-operative care and support instructions. We will also schedule follow-up appointments to monitor the patient's progress and ensure they heal properly.
Why choose Glendale Dental Smiles for oral & maxillofacial surgery?
There are several reasons why patients may choose Glendale Dental Smiles for their oral maxillofacial surgery needs, including:
Training and experience of Dr. Feldhake and our team: Dr. Feldhake is a highly trained and experienced oral maxillofacial surgeon, and our team includes other skilled and knowledgeable professionals. This ensures that our patients receive the best possible care and support.
Use of advanced technology and techniques: We use state-of-the-art technology, such as digital x-rays and 3D imaging, to plan and perform our surgical procedures. This allows us to achieve the best possible results and minimizes the risk of complications.
Compassionate and caring approach: Our team takes a compassionate and caring approach to treatment, and we are dedicated to providing the highest level of care and support to our patients. We understand that undergoing oral maxillofacial surgery can be stressful, and we will do everything possible to make the experience as comfortable and positive as possible.
Comprehensive care and support: We provide comprehensive care and support to our patients from the initial consultation through the postoperative period. This includes the surgical procedure and pre-and post-operative instructions, follow-up care, and ongoing support.
If you are in need of oral maxillofacial surgery, we invite you to contact our office to schedule an appointment. Our team at Glendale Dental Smiles is dedicated to providing exceptional care and support to our patients, and we look forward to helping you achieve the best possible outcomes.
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