Long and complicated dental procedures may require surgery, such as the following:
Your regular dentist can perform many common dental procedures. Dr. Azer is well practiced and equipped to handle procedures such as dental implants, and extract wisdom teeth at her office.
If you’re having problems with your teeth or gums, you can always start with Dr. Azer first to see if she can help you. An oral surgeon comes to Dr. Azer’s clinic to provide more specialized surgery including:
During oral surgery, Dr. Azer does everything she can to keep you comfortable with appropriate anesthesia and a healing atmosphere, complete with massage chairs, music, and on-demand movies.
After surgery, you’ll want to follow all of Dr. Azer’s instructions to ensure a speedy recovery. She provides all pertinent follow-up care instructions to make recovery easier.
Dry sockets are a concern for certain oral surgeries. Dr. Azer may instruct you to refrain from drinking through straws, spitting, and smoking to avoid disrupting the healing process.
Dr. Azer might provide dietary and oral hygiene guidelines after surgery as well. A soft food diet is common after surgery. You may need to avoid brushing the affected area and use mouthwash for a while instead.
After surgery, you’ll want to be on the lookout for signs of infection. Pain and swelling that doesn't go away could indicate an infection. Call Dr. Azer right away if you suspect infection.
Most importantly, take care of yourself after oral surgery. Rest and self-care are an important part of the recovery process as well. Dr. Azer may recommend a day or two off from work so you can focus on healing.
If you need to schedule oral surgery, call Dr. Azer’s office to discuss the next steps or book an appointment online.