Oral Surgery

Phoenix, AZ

If you are in need of oral surgery, call (602) 595-3531 to schedule an appointment with our Phoenix, AZ dental office. At Camelback Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, we can provide you with the surgical procedure your child needs to maintain or restore oral health. When it comes to dentistry, only certain dentists perform surgical procedures. Whether you are looking for a new dentist or are currently under the care of one and need more intensive procedures, we welcome your call. Dr. Robert Mirabelli and Dr. Jennifer Mirabelli, can examine your child, give an opinion regarding whether or not your child needs surgery, what procedure will benefit your child, and what to expect from the process. Feel free to ask as many questions as you need in order to feel prepared and comfortable. In the meantime, here are a few frequently asked questions we hear in our dentist office.

Why do people get oral surgery?

There are three main reasons that a surgical procedure might be necessary. The first is your child's health. Tooth decay is incredibly common. If your child receives regular dental care, it is easy to catch and treat tooth decay before it causes discomfort or spreads. Unfortunately, too many people do not visit the dentist on a regular basis and allow the infections to set in. Occasionally, the decay becomes so bad that the tooth has to be removed. Other times, it can be saved with a root canal. Regardless, immediate dental care is necessary to stop the discomfort. It may also be necessary for Dr. Robert Mirabelli and Dr. Jennifer Mirabelli, to perform oral surgery and correct a problem with your child's gums.

The second reason we perform oral surgery is to remove wisdom teeth. While they do not always pose an immediate health risk, they can grow in impacted and cause discomfort. Removing them can prevent future infections and stop your child's wisdom teeth from pushing other teeth forward.

Is oral surgery used with orthodontics?

Yes, when an orthodontist straightens teeth, one of the issues they address is overcrowding. There are certain procedures that can create space in the mouth, and one of them is to extract teeth. While not always necessary, some orthodontists will make a recommendation to have one or several teeth removed as part of the treatment process. An orthodontist is also concerned about jaw alignment. Fortunately, overbites and under bites can often be treated non-invasively. However, in severe cases, oral surgery is necessary to change the position of the jaw. Whether or not you will need oral surgery as part of your orthodontic treatment is something to discuss during your initial consultation.
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