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Oral & Maxillofacial

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The information below is meant to be a resource for anyone wanting to learn more about their dental health and oral & maxillofacial topics. New patient and aftercare instructions are also available below.

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Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 17 and 21 so around this time it's a good idea to schedule a dental exam with your dentist or oral surgeon.

During your dental exam, your dentist will take a panoramic dental X-ray, producing a 2-D image of your entire mouth. This X-ray will help the dentist or oral surgeon determine if your wisdom teeth are erupting normally or if they are impacted and would need to be removed.

A typical dental implant surgery can take between 1-2 hours per implant and when finished most dental implant oral surgeons will fit you with a temporary crown so you won't be without a tooth while your permanent implant is being made.

Learn more about dental implants here

Depending on the procedure, Yes & No. Oral surgeons are qualified to use general anesthesia if needed. In most cases, patients are relaxed and able to communicate with the doctor during their procedure. This ensures total comfort and relaxation, during even the most advanced oral surgeries performed here at Rock River Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center.

While we accept referrals from your family dentist, you can come straight to us for your oral surgery needs.

If you've been referred to our office by your dentist, want to make an appointment, or you have questions about any oral surgery procedures, please feel free to call us at 815-399-1234

Making an appointment at Rock River Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center is easy! You can request an appointment by calling 815-399-1234 or by using our appointment request form

Broadly speaking, oral and maxillofacial surgery is the term for any surgery that is performed on the tissues of your mouth: this includes your teeth and gums (oral), and your jaw, head, and face (maxillofacial). It is recognized by the American Dental Association as one of the nine specialty areas of dentistry.

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Rockford Office  (815) 399-1234
Beloit Office  (608) 473-3992


  • Rockford, IL

    973 Featherstone Rd #102, Rockford, IL 61107

  • Beloit, WI

    2359 Murphy Woods Rd Beloit, WI 53511

Disclaimer: This website is provided for informational purposes only. No doctor-patient relationship is established through the use of this website. This website is not a substitute for examination or consultation with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and as such, no diagnosis or treatment recommendations can be provided.

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