Why Choose An OMS?

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

AAOMS Deliver

Deliver

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

AAOMS Repair

Repair

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

AAOMS Provide

Provide

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 Ryan: Oral Pathology and Reconstructive Surgery

Ryan was referred to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon after a tooth extraction revealed an aggressive tumor in his jaw.

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 Bill: TMJ Disorder Surgery

Bill was in significant pain after injuring his jaw in a motor vehicle collision. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon worked with Bill to alleviate his discomfort. Watch how Bill went from being unable to open his mouth properly to regaining normal function.

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

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Meet Ryan

Oral Pathology and Reconstructive Surgery

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Meet Newton

Dental Implant Surgery

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Meet Bill

TMJ Disorder Surgery

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What is an OMS?

Get to know all that oral and facial surgeons can do

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Why Remove All 4?

Patients often ask their oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) if it’s necessary to have all four wisdom teeth extracted even though the teeth might not yet be visible inside the mouth or they have erupted without any known problems.
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Are Dental Implants Permanent?

Dental implants are a permanent to missing teeth for the majority of patients, but dental implants can fail. Learn about the longevity of dental implants and some potential causes for implant failure.
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What is an OMS?

An OMS (oral and maxillofacial surgeon), is a surgical specialist of the dental profession. OMSs have extensive training and education that qualifies them to treat conditions, defects, and injuries of the mouth, teeth, jaws, and face.
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What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that generally come in between the ages of 17 and 25. These four teeth are generally the last to emerge in adults, but what does it mean for wisdom teeth to be “impacted?”
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