You may ask what is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?
While there a many dental providers that perform dental surgery such as extractions and dental implants, oral and maxillofacial surgeons are uniquely trained in all aspects of surgical and pathological disease of the facial region. Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires an additional 4 to 6 years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Abt manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr. Abt practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to TMJ and corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. Our office can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.
Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation and outpatient conscious sedation in our state-of-the-art office setting. Every patients vital signs, oxygenation, and ventilation are continuously monitored during and after surgery, making the procedure safe and compliant with regulations set forth by the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).
The surgical staff at Oral & Facial Surgery Center of Prescott are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in the administration of IV sedation and surgery. All staff are informed administrative personnel, well versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR/BLS certified.