Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. Oral surgery is used to treat a wide variety of issues related to the mouth, face and teeth:
As an oral surgeon in Tustin, Ca, Dr. Thiede manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Thiede practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery from his Tustin office with expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery to corrective jaw surgery and wisdom tooth removal. He can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and performs a full range of dental implant procedures.
Dental implants are metal anchors that act as tooth root substitutes. They are surgically placed into the jawbone. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Learn more about dental implants.