Oral Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Surgery can be a worrying thing for most people and oral surgery is no different. Now WELU you have made the difficult task of deciding which oral surgery specialist to go to easier. With a database of over 30,000 dental health care professionals situated in over 4000 clinic in over 3000 locations across the country you’ll be able to find the perfect specialist for you.

Top UK Oral Surgery Dentists

Dr. Adrian Thorp

Oral Surgery

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Dant-y-coed Dental Practice

1 & 2 Maelor Buildings, Heol Maelor
Wrexham LL11 3NG

Dr. Waguih Bishay

Oral Surgery

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Leagrave Dental Practice

696 Dunstable Road Luton
Luton LU4 8SE

Dr. Philip Wray

Oral Surgery

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Wellum House Dental Centre

2 Winchester Road
Andover SP10 2EG

Dr. Justin Durham

Oral Surgery

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School Of Dental Sciences

Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4BW

Dr. Peter Thomson

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine

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School Of Dental Sciences

Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4BW

Dr. Rob Banks

Oral Surgery

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Village Dental Practice

44a Front Street,
Whickham
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE16 4DT

Dr. Mark Greenwood

Oral Surgery

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School Of Dental Sciences

Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4BW

Dr. Ian Corbett

Oral Surgery

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School Of Dental Sciences

Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4BW

Dr. Kelly Edwards

Oral Surgery

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Indental Practice Limited

25 Fewster Square
Gateshead NE10 8XQ

Dr. Harjit Taggar

Oral Surgery

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Alexandra Park Dental Practice

263 Victoria Road
Wood Green
London N22 7XH

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What is Oral Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral surgery is an area of oral healthcare and dentistry that handles the on-going management of pathology and anomalies of the mouth and jaw area through necessary surgical involvement. Oral surgery is a proficiency carried by a lot of oral health experts but there is a large scope for specialist work.

What does Oral Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery involve?

The most common oral surgical procedure is the removal of teeth, this can be done for many reason, including:

  • An overcrowded mouth
  • Infection among or within a tooth
  • Risk of infection
  • Due to/In prevention of gum disease
  • To create more room for orthodontic treatments.

However one of the most common, specialist areas of oral surgery is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Oral and maxillofacial surgery handles a number of conditions and ailments that are related to the mouth, face, neck and jaw; this type of treatment can resolve an abundance of issues varying in severity.

What does Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery involve?

There are a number of different procedures in oral and maxillofacial surgery, each will be administered to treat a unique issue in the craniomaxillofacial complex (the jaw, mouth, neck, face and skull), they are namely:

  • Dentoalveolar surgery – a surgery performed for a number of reasons (some of which include: to remove damaged teeth, tooth extractions on compromised individuals, denture and difficult tooth extractions.
  • Cosmetic surgery of the neck and head areas – rhinoplasty,cheek or chin augmentation and neck liposuction are only a few examples.
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery or Sleep Apnea.

Do I needOral Surgery or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

The main way to discover whether you require treatment is the see an oral surgery specialist from our list above. If you know you have currently, or have previously experienced any of the issues listed on this page you should try and get in contact or, ideally, see an oral surgery or oral and maxillofacial surgery specialist.