Why Choose an Oral Surgeon for your Dental Implants

When faced with oral surgery, choosing an oral surgeon can be overwhelming and confusing. We know that when deciding between one doctor and another, there’s a lot to think about. That’s why we offer you this guide—a list of factors to consider as you search for the best medical practitioner.

Oral surgeons have extensive hospital-based surgical training and education

The foundation of oral surgery is dentistry, and when Dr. Fort finished dental school, he went on to attain specialty training beyond the expertise of his dental credentials. Oral surgery is, simply put, mouth surgery and jaw & facial reconstruction, and Dr. Fort has been practicing this unique specialty for decades.

When dental graduates choose to go on to be trained as oral surgeons, their specialty training includes 4-6 years of hospital training, including anesthesiology, internal medicine, emergency medicine. intensive care, general surgery, ENT plastic surgery, and neurosurgery. Oral surgeons go on to engage in extended study and skill development of the mouth, face, and jaw region as well as hands-on experience, thorough research, and complete analysis of dental implant surgery, bone grafting, wisdom tooth removal, corrective jaw (orthognathic) surgery, facial trauma, and TMJ surgery.

Oral surgeons have more experience than dentists placing implants

The oral surgeon’s sole focus is oral surgery, and as an implant specialist, Dr. Fort has undergone extensive and concentrated surgical training unique to oral surgery. Additionally, he has specialized equipment and materials that are easily accessible. Offices like ours, stocked with instrumentation specific to oral and maxillofacial surgery, allow for us to perform procedures quickly, accurately, and conveniently.

Oral surgeons have teams trained in IV sedation

Further optimizing the comfort of your treatment, oral surgeons are trained and certified to administer anesthesia. We are proud to offer a full suite of professional and safe anesthetic services and care for every treatment that we provide in our state-of-the-art facility. We know that fear and anxiety are real problems that keep people from getting the care they deserve, so we want to set your mind at ease as we use advanced technology to provide you with the more comfortable and safest oral surgical care possible.

Oral surgeons’ expertise ensures the best treatment and results

Dr. Fort is committed to lifelong learning and maintains his certifications by continuing to fulfill ongoing professional education requirements provided through national meetings, seminars, lectures, and special courses. we are proud to serve our community with an unsurpassed level of expertise. Choosing an oral surgeon to perform your oral surgery is choosing the most qualified and highly trained surgeon within a specialty, specifically, the mouth, face, and jaw region. This will not only guarantee the best treatment possible but also ensure peace of mind that you are truly in the hands of an expert.

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Our mission is a commitment to excellence in every aspect of patient care. Contact us today to book a consultation with Oral Surgeon Dr. Fort !

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