Dentist in Saint John


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Oral Surgery

Most people think of a hospital setting when they hear the words ‘Oral Surgery’ but in dentistry, Oral Surgery refers to many common procedures that are performed in a general dental office setting.

     The most common form of oral surgery is tooth extraction.
Reasons for tooth extraction can range from:

  • Impacted or partially erupted wisdom teeth
  • Teeth beyond repair either from tooth decay, root fracture, or trauma
  • Primary teeth that have failed to fall out, preventing the eruption of permanent teeth