Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery

Oral surgery plays a crucial role in maintaining oral and overall health. Parker Nickolas Read Dental's experienced team specializes in various oral surgery procedures to address diverse conditions. Explore common questions about oral surgery and learn how our expertise can support your journey to a healthier smile.


Oral Surgery FAQs

What Is Oral Surgery and When Is It Necessary?

Oral surgery covers many procedures, such as tooth extraction, wisdom teeth removal, dental implant placement, and corrective jaw surgery. It becomes necessary when non-surgical treatments are insufficient or specific conditions demand surgical intervention.

Is Oral Surgery Painful?

Our experienced oral surgeons use advanced techniques and anesthesia for your comfort during surgery. Post-operative discomfort may occur, but our team provides pain management and recovery guidance.

What Is the Recovery Process Like After Oral Surgery?

Recovery times vary based on the procedure. We provide post-operative instructions, including diet restrictions, pain management, and oral hygiene, to support a smooth recovery.

How Long Does Healing Take After Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Wisdom teeth removal recovery typically lasts several days to a couple of weeks. Initial swelling and discomfort are common, but our team guides you through healing.

Are Dental Implants Considered Oral Surgery?

Dental implant placement is a form of oral surgery involving surgical implant post insertion for artificial teeth support. Our skilled oral surgeons ensure durable and natural-looking results.

How Can I Prepare for Oral Surgery?

Preparation may include fasting, arranging transportation, and adhering to pre-operative instructions. Communicate any medical conditions or medications to ensure a safe procedure.

The Experts in Oral Surgery in Houston, TX

Parker Nickolas Read Dental's oral surgery expertise spans various procedures, enhancing oral health and smile function. For questions or oral surgery needs, contact our experienced team for personalized care and guidance.