Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Victorville, CA With Dr. Paul S Bell, DDS
There are many children, teens, and young adults living in the Victorville CA area in need of oral and maxillofacial surgery services. At the office of Dr. Paul S. Bell, DDS, our team is dedicated to providing excellence in care that is geared specifically for the younger population. Our goal is to make a visit to the dentist as stress-free as possible, especially when the visit requires more advanced interventions.
Who Are Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons?
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a dentist with advanced training and specialized skills that are essential to diagnosing and managing diseases, illnesses, and injuries affecting the neck, head, face, mouth, teeth, and gums. Training includes four years of dental school followed by an additional four to six years of formal training within the craniomaxillofacial complex.
The oral and maxillofacial specialty is recognized by the American Dental Association. Regular dentists often refer their patients to oral and maxillofacial surgeons in order to assist with more advanced conditions and cases.
Who Needs Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons can diagnose and treat a range of dental and oral health conditions, many of which affect children and young adults. These conditions include:
- Cleft lip and cleft palate
- Jaw malocclusion (e.g., corrective jaw surgery, also called orthoganthic surgery)
- Impacted teeth and teeth extractions
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, including TMJ pain
- Facial trauma reconstruction
- Facial cosmetic surgery
- Dental implants
- Wisdom teeth extractions
- Oral tumors, cysts, cancers, and biopsies
- Obstructive sleep apnea
Does Your Child Need Oral and Maxillofacial Services?
Call (760) 245-8684 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bell and our oral and maxillofacial team today and experience the difference we can make in your child’s smile and health.