Oral Surgery

Get Exceptional Oral Surgery Dental Care

From understanding different procedures to choosing the right surgeon, preparing for surgery, and recovering, the professionals at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge can guide you every step of the way. 

The Essentials of Oral Surgery

Oral surgery includes a range of procedures, from tooth extractions to maxillofacial surgeries. Some procedures require general anesthesia for patient comfort and safety. Wisdom teeth extraction is common and important to prevent oral health complications. 

Oral surgery also involves bone grafting, gum disease treatment, orthognathic surgery, and cancer treatment or cleft palate repair. The experts at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge will evaluate medical conditions related to oral health and create tailored treatment plans.

The Various Types of Oral Surgery Procedures

Oral surgery includes various procedures that address specific dental health needs. Common procedures include: 

  • Wisdom teeth extraction
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Bone grafting 
  • Dental implant surgery
  • Gum disease treatment

Oral surgery also covers orthodontic services, cosmetic dentistry treatments, and other procedures that enhance oral health and well-being. The specific treatment plan depends on the patient’s dental condition, desired outcomes, and recommendations from the experts at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD.

Role of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Amedeo and Colonna, LTD oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists with advanced training and expertise in oral surgery and maxillofacial surgery. They have the expertise to provide comprehensive dental services, address complex cases, and collaborate with other healthcare providers. At Amedeo and Colonna, LTD, oral and maxillofacial surgery focuses on diagnosing and treating conditions of the mouth, jaws, and facial structures. From performing wisdom teeth extractions to reconstructive facial surgery, our oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dedicated to delivering exceptional care, patient comfort, and optimal treatment outcomes.

Preparing for Oral Surgery

To prepare for oral surgery, the experts at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge will create a treatment plan based on your needs, including diagnostic imaging and anesthesia options. Clear communication is crucial during this phase. Follow pre-operative instructions and address any concerns or questions with Amedeo and Colonna, LTD to feel confident and prepared.

What to Expect on the Day of Surgery

On the day of your oral surgery, you can expect a well-prepared, supportive environment at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD to ensure a smooth procedure and comfortable experience that includes:

  • Pre-operative instructions
  • Treatment plan confirmation
  • Post-operative care guidance
  • Comfortable environment

Time Duration of Different Oral Surgeries

The duration of the services offered at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge range from a few minutes to several hours, depending on the complexity of the procedure. For instance, orthognathic surgery, a specialty of Amedeo and Colonna, LTD, requires a longer time for completion. 

Treatment times are meticulously planned by the specialists at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD and are based on the dental treatment plan and the unique needs of each patient. 

Some oral surgeries, like first-time wisdom teeth removal, can be relatively quick. It’s important to note that the office of Amedeo and Colonna, LTD in Park Ridge is equipped to accommodate varying surgical time requirements, ensuring comprehensive care for patients undergoing different oral surgery procedures.

Post-Surgery Considerations

Understanding what to expect after oral surgery is crucial. Post-surgery, the patient should closely follow the guidelines for a successful recovery set forth by the professionals at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD. This includes managing pain and swelling, practicing good oral hygiene, and consuming only soft foods. 

Patients should also be aware of any potential complications, such as dry socket or infection, and seek immediate dental care at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD if needed. It’s important to attend follow-up appointments to ensure proper healing of the surgical site.

Immediate Aftermath of Oral Surgery

Following oral surgery, immediate care involves the management of gum tissue and oral health to ensure natural teeth and gum tissue protection. Patients may experience slight discomfort, for which Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will offer guidance. Additionally, the experts at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will outline oral hygiene practices during the recovery period. This specialized care ensures the well-being of patients, minimizing discomfort and promoting effective healing. 

Utilizing a CPAP machine post-surgery can aid in maintaining proper oral hygiene, especially when wisdom teeth (third molars) are involved. 

Understanding the Post-Surgery Healing Process

Soft tissue healing plays a vital role in both overall health and dental health, emphasizing the significance of post-surgery care. The experts at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will develop a comprehensive treatment plan specifically designed to facilitate the healing process of the mouth. Patients are provided with essential guidance on maintaining optimal oral health throughout the recovery phase, with a focus on preventing tooth loss. 

Additionally, Amedeo and Colonna, LTD will closely monitor the progress of periodontal disease and gum disease treatment to ensure the successful healing of oral tissues.

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The professionals at Amedeo and Colonna, LTD can perform various types of oral surgery procedures with precision and care. Call today for an appointment.

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Chicago Dental Society
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