Woodbury NY Oral Surgeon | Orthodontics and Oral Surgery

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Woodbury NY Oral Surgeon | Orthodontics and Oral Surgery

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Are you planning on having orthodontic treatment? In some cases, patients may be referred to our office for oral surgery prior to starting their orthodontic treatment. Below are some of the reasons why this can occur.

Woodbury NY Oral Surgeon | Orthodontics and Oral Surgery

You need one or more teeth extracted.

If your teeth are too crowded due to large teeth, small mouth, or other factors, your dentist or orthodontist may recommend having one or more teeth extracted. By strategically removing a few, the rest of your teeth will have the space they need to be guided into proper position by your orthodontic treatment.

 

You need your wisdom teeth removed.

The third molars, known as the wisdom teeth, are the last to emerge and are located in the far rear of your mouth. Before beginning orthodontic treatment, your dentist or orthodontist will review your x-rays to see whether your wisdom teeth are likely to have issues that could affect your treatment. Some of these issues include impaction, causing crowding or cracking of neighboring teeth, or shifting neighboring teeth from their proper position. If any of these are expected to occur, you may be referred to our office to have your wisdom teeth removed as a preventive measure prior to beginning your treatment.

 

You need corrective jaw surgery.

Major misalignment of the jaw that can benefit from corrective jaw surgery can be indicated by any of a wide range of symptoms, including:

  • Difficulty with biting, chewing, or swallowing
  • Chronic pain in head, neck, or jaw
  • Receding or protruding jaw
  • Face appearing unbalanced
  • Open bite, inability to close lips over teeth
  • Excessive wear
  • Sleep apnea and/or chronic mouth breathing
  • Birth defects and/or facial injury

 

If your dentist or orthodontist refers you to our Woodbury Oral Surgeon,  will work together with them to plan your treatment and follow-up care. Ensure beautiful, long-lasting orthodontic results by contacting Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry for your orthodontic oral surgery needs.

 

Advanced Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry
Phone: (516) 921-8010
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800 Woodbury Road., Suite D
Woodbury, NY 11797

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Sat: 8 am – 3 pm
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