Oral Surgery is any procedure that involves cutting into or removing tissue from your mouth. It includes tooth extraction and dental implants. This type of surgery is used treat many diseases and injuries in the face, jaw, neck, and the hard and soft tissues of the mouth.
Usually, a dentist will extract a tooth if it is broken, infected, loose or impacted. The dentist will determine what type of extraction is needed after taking an X-Ray to see the condition of the tooth. Of course, other options are available if patients do not wish to undergo a tooth extraction.