Oral Surgery

Edgewater Dental

General Dentists & Cosmetic Dentists located in Sugarland, TX

Most mouth-related conditions like cavities and gum disease respond well to conservative, noninvasive treatments. However, more complex issues like impacted teeth or pulp damage may require oral surgery. At Edgewater Dental in Sugarland, Texas, Ali Sajadi, MS, DDS, performs oral surgery onsite using the most advanced techniques and tools. To schedule an appointment, book online or call the office today.

Oral Surgery Q & A

What is oral surgery?

Oral surgery is a branch of dentistry that uses specialized tools and treatment techniques to address problems with your teeth, gums, and jaw. 

At Edgewater Dental, Dr. Sajadi is a board-certified oral surgeon who teaches at the University of Texas school of dentistry. There, he actively instructs students on oral surgery techniques. 

Dr. Saladji’s years of training and expertise ensure you receive the prompt attention you need without the risk of pain, infection, or lengthy recovery times. 

Prior to performing oral surgery, Dr. Sajadi explains the treatment process. This reduces anxiety and increases the likelihood of a positive surgical outcome. 

What are the types of oral surgery?

At Edgewater Dental, Dr. Sajadi offers several types of oral surgery, including:

Root canal therapy

Root canal therapy is a type of oral surgery used to address damaged or infected tooth pulp. Pulp is a mass of nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue inside the center of your tooth. It allows for sensations like hot and cold but isn’t necessary for a tooth’s survival.

Root canal therapy can remove inflamed or damaged tooth pulp quickly. This prevents the need for an extraction, keeping your smile intact.

Surgery for impacted teeth

If you have an impacted tooth, it’s unable to break through the gum line. Usually, this occurs due to crowding or spacing issues. If a tooth becomes impacted, it can damage the surrounding teeth while making it difficult to brush or floss.

Wisdom tooth extraction

Your wisdom teeth come in after all of your other teeth. Because they are the last to break through your gum line, wisdom teeth are also more likely to become impacted. Wisdom tooth extraction is a quick, outpatient procedure that removes all four wisdom teeth, lowering your risk of future complications.

Periodontal treatment

If you have gum disease, like gingivitis or periodontitis, Dr. Sajadi might recommend periodontal surgery. Some of the most common types of periodontal surgeries include bone grafting, sinus lifts, and soft tissue grafting.

Dental implant placement

If you’re missing some of your permanent teeth, Dr. Sajadi might recommend restoring your smile with dental implants. Dental implants are metal anchors placed into your jawbone during a quick outpatient procedure.

Will I need oral surgery?

Only a qualified dentist like Dr. Sajadi can determine if you need oral surgery. Following an oral exam, a review of your oral health history, and a discussion of your goals for treatment, he can develop a custom treatment plan that aligns with your needs.

Schedule your oral surgery consultation at Edgewater Dental. Book online, or call the office to speak with a member of the administrative team today.