Distraction Osteogenesis

Distraction osteogenesis might sound like something from a science fiction movie, but it’s a relatively simple procedure used to help treat deformities and defects in the oral and facial skeleton. The first known use was way back in 1903, and a Russian orthopedic surgeon commonly used and perfected the postoperative management of distraction osteogenesis in […]

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Corrective Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)

Orthognathic surgery is a procedure used when the upper and lower jawbones don’t meet correctly or the teeth don’t fit the right way within the jaw. While misaligned teeth can be straightened using braces and orthodontics, a misaligned jaw requires a surgical intervention. Not only can this procedure help to create a more balanced facial […]

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Facial Trauma

The dental specialist performs the proper treatment of facial injuries. These professionals must be well versed in emergency care, acute treatment and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation – not just for physical reasons but emotional as well. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained, skilled and uniquely qualified to manage and treat facial trauma. Injuries to the […]

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Teeth-In-A-Day

Dental implants have become a popular option for people who want replacement teeth that look and feel like real teeth. Traditional dental implants require anywhere from six to eight months and multiple procedures, but now the Utah Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center offers a revolutionary new alternative with Teeth-In-A-Day. Patients can get fully functioning […]

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