An upcoming visit to an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon is an anxiety producer. The good news is that whether your procedure requires local or intravenous anesthesia, today’s technology makes it possible to perform complex surgery in the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery office with little or no discomfort.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are unique among the surgical specialties with regards to anesthesia training. Every oral and maxillofacial surgeon during their residency receives formal anesthesia training. We follow the guidelines and protocols set forth by our state medical and dental regulatory body and our office is regularly inspected.
Our team has advanced training in all aspects of anesthesia and emergency care. We are committed to provided our patients with the highest standards of care. It is our mission to make your surgical experience as pleasant and stress free as possible.
As a result of our extensive training, we are well-prepared to identify, diagnose and assess the source of pain and anxiety, and to appropriately administer local or general anesthesia.
As with most anxiety-producing situations, the more you know, the less you have to be anxious about. Prior to surgery, Our team will review with you the type of anesthetic to be used, as well as the way you’re likely to feel during and after the operation.