Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth.
A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts.
Orthognathic surgery is needed when the top and bottom jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't adequately fit within the jaw.
During early pregnancy separate areas of a child's face develop individually and then join together, including the left and right sides of the roof of the mouth and [...]
Reno Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Christopher J. Galea, DDS, MD practices a full scope of oral and facial surgery with expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom tooth removal. Dr. Galea and his team also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of dental implant and bone grafting procedures.
NNOMS recently welcomed Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Stavan Patel, DDS, MD to the team. Like Dr. Galea, Dr. Patel is fellowship trained and treats a variety of oral and facial conditions.
Dr. Joseph McMullen, DDS, MD recently retired after practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery in Reno and surrounding areas for over 35 years.
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