Category: Oral Surgery

Oral surgery refers to the treatment of various types of injuries or defects to the jaw, head, and neck areas, such as an impacted tooth.

The articles below cover types of oral surgery, such as maxillofacial surgery, as well as related issues and procedures.


Opioid Epidemic: What Dentists and Oral Surgeons are Doing

August 16th, 2017 by

America’s opioid epidemic has killed more than 180,000 since 2000. Many of the victims became addicted after doctors prescribed drugs like Oxycontin and Percocet for them. These prescriptions, however, were likely not their first exposure to powerful painkillers.   According […]