East Tennessee Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Dental Surgeons
If you’ve ever lost a permanent tooth or need dental work that is
better done in a surgical setting because the child is too small for an
office setting, you probably needed the services of an oral and maxillofacial
surgeon. This is a field of dentistry focused on repairing damage to the
jaw and soft tissues of the mouth.
The oral and maxillofacial surgeons at East Tennessee Children’s
Hospital are highly experienced working with children. Our friendly and
trustworthy team is skilled at helping kids feel more at ease when they
visit the dentist so that they can receive the treatment they need.
Common Pediatric Dental Conditions
There are a number of reasons a child or teenager might need oral/maxillofacial
surgery. Some parents bring their kids in for purely cosmetic reasons,
while others require in-depth treatment for serious conditions like infections
or jaw tumors. Whatever service your child needs, we are committed to
helping them live happier and healthier.
Children often need oral and maxillofacial surgery for the following:
- Cleft palate or lip
- Missing or damaged teeth
- Misaligned jaw
- Jaw tumors
- Jaw pain
- Congenital conditions that affect the face
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