Oral Surgery Specialist

San Antonio Surgical Arts

Oral Surgeons located in San Antonio, TX & New Braunfels, TX

At San Antonio Surgical Arts, with five offices throughout San Antonio and New Braunfels, Texas, the board-certified oral and dental surgeons, Michael Casillas, DDS; Michael Gissell Jr., DDS, MD; and LaVan Parker III, DDS, have many years of experience performing a comprehensive range of oral surgeries. From wisdom teeth extractions to frenectomies, tori removal, the surgeons at San Antonio Surgical Arts provide the services you and your family need. Call the practice or use online booking to schedule an appointment.

Oral Surgery Q & A

What is oral surgery?

Oral surgery is an umbrella term for any surgical procedure of the mouth, jaw, or lower face. At San Antonio Surgical Arts, the team receives ongoing, specialized training to ensure the highest standard of dental and surgical care when performing oral surgeries such as:

  • Tooth extractions
  • Dental implant placement
  • Frenectomy
  • Alveoloplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Tori removal
  • Expose and bond procedures

Why would I need oral surgery?

The two most prevalent oral surgeries are the placement of dental implants and the extraction of wisdom teeth, which is necessary either because they’re causing overcrowding and alignment issues or because they’re impacted.

You may need oral surgery to repair or restore your teeth or jaw, or to prepare for prosthetics like dentures or implants. Additionally, you might need a biopsy to diagnose an abnormal growth in your mouth or jaw. You may also need oral surgery to remove unusual growths, including tumors, tori, or extra soft tissue such as frenum.

What should I expect during oral surgery?

At San Antonio Surgical Arts, your oral surgery begins with a comprehensive consultation to allow your surgeon to develop a thorough understanding of your specific condition and needs. Most oral surgeries are outpatient procedures so you can recover and relax in the comfort of your own home.

What is recovery like following oral surgery?

After your oral surgery is complete, when you’re cleared to go home they provide postsurgical care instructions. You’ll need a friend or family member to drive you.

Depending on your surgery, you may need to take a few days off work to recover. In most cases, you can brush and floss your teeth the day after your procedure but will need to take extra care around your surgery site.

Call San Antonio Surgical Arts or schedule a consultation online today if you or a member of your family need an extraction or other oral surgery procedure.