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Oral Surgeon Briarcliff Manor | Oral Surgeon Ossining

Looking for an Oral Surgeon in Briarcliff Manor? What does Oral Surgery (maxillofacial surgery) mean?

It is a surgical procedure performed around mouth which focuses on reconstruction of face from any facial trauma, oral cavity,  head and neckmouthjaws as well as facial plastic surgery including cleft lip and cleft palate surgery.


Who performs oral surgeries?

Oral surgeries might be performed by any one of a number of different kinds of dental specialists, including endodontists, periodontists, and prosthodontists.

An oral surgeon, also known as an “oral and maxillofacial surgeon” (OMS) specializes in treating all kinds of health problems related to the hard and soft tissues of your mouth, face, and jaw.

Difference between dentist and oral surgeon?

Your dentist is the primary dental care provider for your oral health. You visit the dentist for:

  • Teeth cleanings

  • Fill cavities

  • Have X-rays taken

  • Get other treatments, such as crowns, bridges, and dentures.

  • Your dentist will also give you suggestions to improve your oral health.


Oral surgeons, also known as maxillofacial surgeons, focus on:

  • Performing surgery to treat issues with your mouth, jaw or face.

  • Oral surgeons can perform tooth extractions, including extracting wisdom teeth.

  • They also handle more complex surgeries, including biopsies of soft tissue, removing tumors, jaw realignment, positioning implants, repairing soft tissue, and reconstructive surgery after an accident

  • Some Maxillofacial surgeons will even perform surgery to help treat, correct diseases, injuries and defects of your face, jaw or mouth.

  • They can also treat cancers of the mouth, neck, and head.


Oral surgeons may also help with facial infections, removing lesions, cleft lips or cleft palate, and nerve repair.

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Dr Marcello Guglielmi dentist

Dr Marcello Guglielmi

Specialty Dentistry

Oral Hygiene

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