Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Simply stated, dental implants are artificial tooth roots that can be strategically placed to restore missing teeth or support dentures. Patients who have received implants marvel at their restored ability to chew.

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth

By the age of eighteen, the average adult has 32 teeth; 16 teeth on the top and 16 teeth on the bottom. Each tooth in the mouth has a specific name and function. The teeth in the front of the mouth (incisors, canine and bicuspid teeth) are ideal for grasping and biting food into smaller pieces. The back teeth or molar teeth are used to grind food up into a consistency suitable for swallowing. The average mouth is made to hold only 28 teeth. It...

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Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Surgery)

Orthognathic Surgery (Jaw Surgery)

If you're unhappy with your appearance because of an over-bite, under-bite, or gummy smile, jaw surgery may be the answer. This procedure can re-position the jaws creating a more natural appearance.

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Anesthesia

Anesthesia

Not only is Dr. Silegy an expert in oral and maxillofacial surgery, he is also highly trained and experienced in the delivery of anesthesia. As part of his residency training, Dr. Silegy spent four months at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center functioning administering general anesthesia for a variety of surgical cases.

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