Oral surgery has vastly improved over the last few decades. Thanks to groundbreaking techniques and cutting-edge technology, our surgical options are safer, faster, and more effective than ever before. If you need oral surgery, you’ve come to the right place! East Lyme Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specializes in a variety of surgical procedures that will improve your oral health and the appearance of your smile.
Successful implant treatment requires a sufficient amount of bone in the jaw. We may recommend a bone graft if your bone is too thin or too soft to support an implant. A graft can help restore deteriorated bone, and give you a second chance at implant treatment!
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Facial Trauma surgery
Facial trauma is a broad term that covers a number of different injuries to the face and mouth, and includes such injuries as cuts, burns, contusions, and more. While facial injuries range in severity from minor to major, it is important to have them examined promptly. At East Lyme Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, we can provide you with the treatments you need to restore your face, your mouth, and your quality of life.
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If you experience dental trauma be sure to schedule an emergency appointment as soon as possible. Injury or trauma to the face can result in serious problems for your oral health. If one of your teeth becomes loose or knocked out, you may need oral surgery.
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Full Mouth Reconstruction
Some people have dental problems so severe and widespread that they need multiple surgeries. In this case, we may recommend a full mouth reconstruction. As the name suggests, a full mouth reconstruction refers to the rebuilding of all teeth in a patient’s mouth. Because we specialize in surgical procedures, we may work with other specialists to provide you with optimal results.
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Oral pathology refers to the diagnosis and study of problems that affect your oral and maxillofacial region. The goal of oral pathology is to cure oral diseases with causes that are not initially apparent. Once we determine the exact causes of a problem, we can develop a more precise treatment plan.
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Platelet Rich Plasma
Platelet Rich plasma (PRP) is a relatively new approach to tissue regeneration. PRP allows us to take advantage of the healing properties in your blood by isolating the growth platelets. This makes it immensely beneficial following a bone graft. It can also be an excellent tool for the regeneration of soft tissues.
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Sleep apnea is defined as the repeated cessation of breath during sleep. In some cases, sleep apnea can be a potentially life-threatening disorder. Severe cases of sleep apnea often require surgical intervention.
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Our wisdom teeth are not the only ones that can create problems. Some teeth can become impacted or infected due to eruption issues. Dr. Matton may recommend a tooth extraction to help alleviate painful symptoms after other treatments have been exhausted.
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Having strong support for dental implants is key for a successful surgery and post-surgery aftermath. There are multiple steps we take before we give the green light for fitting implants and one of these steps is known as ridge augmentation.
Ridge augmentation is a form of bone graft surgery that is done to repair your alveolar bone which is necessary for sturdy implants.
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Schedule Your Appointment
If you would like to learn more about our surgical procedures, call (860) 934-7809, and schedule your appointment today!