Oral surgery

Oral surgery’s focus is with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the maxillofacial region, (your face and mouth) and of injuries and defects (trauma, genetic, disease-related, etc.) to the teeth and jaws which require surgery to correct.

Although most general dentist perform surgical acts on a weekly/daily basis, oral surgery is a specialty field of dentistry and that specialist is called a maxillofacial surgeon. Since these specialists focus on fixing serious oral health problems, a general dentist may refer patients to such specialist if the need of the patient goes beyond the scope of the dentist’s ability to treat the patient’s condition and / or the knowledge of such condition.

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Dental extractions

Dental extractions are performed for a myriad of reasons, including cavities, lesions, infection, or to make room for an orthodontic treatment.

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Wisdom teeth extractions

Wisdom teeth usually appear in adults, between the age of 17 and 25. However, their spurt is not always complete; many people have a partial growth or inclusion that can cause pain and discomfort.

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Gum graft

The gingival graft (or gum graft) is used to counteract the effects of a periodontitis (or gum disease), mainly characterized by a recession of the gum that covers the root of a tooth.

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Pinhole Surgical Technique in LaSalle

If you've been told you needed to treat your gum recession, you've probably heard about traditional gum grafting, which involves removing a piece of soft tissue from the palate and transplanting it to the part affected by the recession gum. This traditional procedure is effective, but the discomfort and healing time associated to this procedure make it a less attractive option for treating gum recession. We have great news for people who suffer from gum recession! Dr. Joumana Charouk is one of the pioneers of the Pinhole Surgical Technique ™ in Quebec.

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Bone graft

A bone graft is the replacement or augmentation of bone matter at the site of one or more missing teeth. Sometimes this procedure is necessary before certain treatments, such as the placement of dental implants, which require sufficient bone support.

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Sinus lift

A sinus lift is a surgery used to raise the bone in the upper back jaw to provide greater structural support for dental implants. The entire sinus floor is lifted into position and filled with bone graft material that eventually becomes infused.

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