Why Choose An OMS?

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon applies extensive education and experience to:



expert treatments for diseases, infections and conditions in the head, face, mouth, teeth and jaws to restore functionality and appearance



facial injuries to bone, nerves, muscles and soft tissue as well as correct birth defects and deformities such as cleft/lip palate and misaligned jaws



unparalleled surgical expertise in the full scope of OMS practice, from wisdom teeth extractions and implant placements to facial reconstruction and cancer treatments

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How We Help

Meet real patients who share their stories of how a procedure performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon made a difference in their lives.

Meet Kyle: Learn Why His Orthodontist Referred Him to an OMS

Some of Kyle’s teeth weren’t breaking through his gums, and his orthodontist recommended he visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Learn how the OMS helped Kyle’s impacted teeth break through with a procedure known as “expose and bond.”

Meet Samantha: Wisdom Teeth Removal

Samantha’s wisdom teeth were impacted and wouldn’t be viable. See why she went to an OMS for extraction and what the procedure entailed.

Meet Newton: Dental Implant Surgery

Newton decided to visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon when his tooth pain wouldn’t go away. Watch his story about undergoing dental implant surgery.

Meet Brenna: Corrective Jaw Surgery

Brenna struggled to chew her food properly and speak clearly. Watch her story about undergoing corrective jaw surgery, also known as orthognathic surgery.

What is an OMS?

Get to know all that oral and facial surgeons can do.


Meet Kyle

Expose and Bond


Meet Samantha

Wisdom Teeth Removal


Meet Newton

Dental Implant Surgery


Meet Brenna

Corrective Jaw Surgery


What is an OMS?

Get to know all that oral and facial surgeons can do

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What to Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal

It can take several weeks to fully heal after a tooth extraction. To support healing, it is important to follow an OMS-approved plan of what to eat after wisdom tooth surgery. The mouth and gums will be very sensitive post-procedure, and while patients can build up a tolerance to more solid foods as time progresses, sticking to very soft or liquid options throughout will give the best results.
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What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

Cleft lip and palate are among the most common birth defects. They occur when developing facial structures do not fuse completely, leaving a gap or space that can cause significant cosmetic and functional problems. Initial cleft lip surgery is usually performed by the time a baby is 12 months old, and cleft palate repair is usually performed by the time a child is 18 months old. An individual with a cleft lip and/or palate can expect to undergo multiple sequential surgeries over the first 18 years of his or her life.
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Dentoalveolar Surgery

After wisdom teeth removal surgery, it will take time for the jawbone and gum tissue to fully heal. Some discomfort may occur for the first few days, though some people have little to no pain after surgery.
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