Dental implants provide patients with the opportunity to restore natural function and aesthetics. Whether you are missing one, multiple, or all of your teeth, dental implants can provide the foundation to smile and eat with confidence.
Dr. Puckett has extensive training and experience diagnosing and treating cases where there is significant loss of bone and soft tissue in the jaws and oral region.
Most adults do not have adequate room for proper eruption of these teeth, and the wisdom teeth (third molars) frequently become problematic. In the adult mouth, the wisdom teeth are the most common for problems – infection, cavities, bone loss, damage to adjacent teeth, and potential cyst formation.
Oral surgery procedures are occasionally required to help properly align your teeth into the dental arch and to assist your orthodontist.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are one of the few medical specialists and the only dental specialists that are mandatorily trained with the core knowledge and skills to administer IV sedation and general anesthesia to provide you with the highest level of safety and comfort.
The 3-D Cone Beam CT allows Dr. Puckett to diagnose and treatment plan your case with precision and accuracy.
Occasionally, your dentist or physician will notice an abnormality in your oral cavity or within your jaw and recommend having the area evaluated. Dr. Puckett has over twenty years of experience evaluating and treating pathology of the face and jaws.
The Waterlase laser utilizes cutting-edge technology, combining laser technology and water resulting in a “cold laser.” The Waterlase has numerous applications and benefits over traditional lasers.
Dr. Puckett and his staff are experts in treating the pediatric population, treating patients as young as two days old.
Dr. Puckett, as a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, is highly qualified to diagnose and treat injuries to the teeth, jaws and face.
Advances in implant technology now make it possible to have fully functioning teeth in a single day.
Dr. Puckett utilizes a number of grafting techniques based upon the needs of your case.
Many dental procedures today involve bone grafting. There are a number of choices of grafting materials with which patients may be familiar. These grafting materials work to restore the bone supporting teeth and dental implants.
Facial trauma and pathology can result in a significant loss of bone and soft tissue in the jaws and oral region. Dr. Puckett has extensive training and experience diagnosing and treating these cases, from the simple repairs to complex reconstruction.