Wilmington Oral Surgery understands that considering surgery and anesthesia can cause apprehension for many people. In order to alleviate the concerns of our patients and their family, Dr. Puckett will discuss the options for anesthesia and personally review the anesthesia procedure. We appreciate patient interaction and encourage questions. Our team believes that an informed and educated patient will make the best decision for one’s own care.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are one of the few medical specialists, and the only dental specialist, that are mandatorily trained with the core knowledge and skills to administer IV sedation and general anesthesia to provide patients with the highest level of safety and comfort. Dr. Puckett has extensive training and years of experience performing any oral surgery procedure with IV sedation or general anesthesia, and he is accredited by the state of Ohio. Wilmington Oral Surgery performs office based IV anesthesia with the highest standards of care. Dr. Puckett routinely treats patients from pediatric to geriatric groups, including infants. For medically complicated patients, our team coordinates treatment with the patients’ physicians.