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Oral Surgery

Our oral surgeons in Cobourg perform a range of oral surgery procedures to treat dental issues and help preserve your oral health. 

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Oral Surgery, Cobourg Dentist

What is Oral Surgery?

The diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries, defects and diseases of the soft and hard tissues of the teeth, mouth, jaws and face falls under the umbrella of oral surgery. 

While we always opt for the least invasive treatment possible for any given dental issue, there are some circumstances in which less invasive treatment options are simply insufficient and oral surgery is needed. 

Dental Implants

A dental implant is placed as part of the process to replace a missing tooth and help to restore your smile. This small titanium screw works similar to a natural tooth root. Combined with a tooth replacement such as a bridge or crown, an implant looks and feels much like a natural tooth. 

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Gum Grafts

During a gum graft procedure, gum tissue is transplanted from the roof of the mouth to another area of the gums. A gum graft can help repair receding gums, cover exposed tooth roots, and decrease associated symptoms including eventual tooth loss or severe tooth sensitivity to preserve oral health.

Tooth Extractions

While it's always preferable to save a natural tooth, there are some cases where it's not possible. If a tooth is too badly damaged as a result of decay, gum disease or injury, it may need to be removed by your oral surgeon.

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth are the final set of molars that erupt in the back corners of a normal adult mouth. If the wisdom teeth are causing problems for your oral hygiene, your oral surgeon may recommend removing them to help preserve your oral health.

Frenectomy

A frenectomy procedure to eliminate a frenum, a small piece of tissue that connects your cheeks, tongue or lips to your gum area. Our oral surgeons perform frenectomies for babies, children and adults when the frenum is restricting function, commonly referred to as tongue-tied, lip-tied or cheek-tied.

Bone Grafts & Sinus Lifts

A bone graft is a procedure where your oral surgeon adds bone tissue to your jaw bone, strengthening it to support a dental implant. A sinus lift is a type of bone graft where your oral surgeon adds bone material to the upper back jaw to increase the amount of bone in the sinus area to place a dental implant.

Meet Our Oral Surgeons

Dr. Sean Tjandra   •   Dr. Karl Cuddy

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