Oral Surgery

Oral surgery

Oral & Maxillofacial surgery is recognized as one of the nine specialties of dentistry by the American Dental Association (ADA). A regional specialist in this type of dentistry has experience and training in treating the anatomical areas of the mouth, face, jaws, skull, and the associated structures. The most common reason for needing oral surgery is wisdom tooth removal.

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Our Expert Oral Surgeons: Dr. LeRoy Carson & Dr. Derek Carson

Oral Surgeons: Dr. Leroy Carson & Dr. Derek Carson. 60+ years of experience

At the Carson & Carson Dental offices in Oxnard & Camarillo, we offer a wide selection of pain free & gentle Oral Surgery treatments ranging from Dental Implants to Tooth Extraction. Licensed in Sleep Sedation Dentistry by the State of California Board of Dental Examiners, our oral surgeons are able to offer IM or IV Sedation to our patients.

Call us today to schedule an appointment with the Oxnard Dentist with over 45 years of experience at Carson & Carson, DDS 1-805-983-0717.

Reasons Why Oral Surgery is Performed

There are many different reasons why oral surgery may be necessary. The most common needs are to:

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Topics

  • Oral surgery preparationDiagnosis and treatment of benign pathology of the region & facial infections (cysts, tumors etc.)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of malignant pathology of the region (oral, head, and neck cancer)
  • Dentoalveolar surgery (surgery to remove impacted teeth, difficult tooth extractions or wisdom tooth removal, extractions on medically compromised patients, bone grafting,  or pre-prosthetic surgery to provide better anatomy for the placement of dentures or other dental prostheses)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders
  • Diagnosis and treatment of dysgnathia (incorrect bite)
  • Surgery to insert osseointegrated (bone fused) dental implants
  • Surgery as a treatment to Sleep Apnea (Surgical removal of soft tissue of the Oropharynx (back of the mouth or lower jaw)
  • Facial Structure & Injury Repair (repair of broken jaws or facial bones)

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Oral Surgery Case Studies

Check out our page on oral surgery case studies to see how we’ve handled different cases over the years.

Carson & Carson: Professional & Experienced Oral Surgeons

With over 60 years of combined experience, the oral surgeons of Carson & Carson DDS are well prepared to correct your dental discomforts should they require oral surgery. For questions about appointments or our oral surgery process, contact us today at (805) 983-0717. Find a dentist near me.

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Lamont Yvon
22:50 15 Mar 18
I have had a lot of procedures including 8 implants. There is no better dentist office than Carson and Carson. Dr. Derek Carson (the son of Dr. Leroy Carson) is FANTASTIC! He has learned well from his father (who still works there). Papa is the MAN!, and has been for years. Insane amount of knowledge. The Doctors are THE BEST! The support staff is fun and professional always. I will never go anywhere else.
Laura Lassiter
18:32 15 Mar 18
The BEST dental office in Ventura County!! Super friendly staff, easy to schedule appts, no issues with insurance processing, and Dr. Carson makes sure you are always comfortable and pain-free when getting any work done. I've been a patient for over 7 years now and I couldn't be happier! I highly recommend!
Ivon valdez
18:13 18 Mar 18
Great office...great dentist ....great staff...very kind and helpful .....