Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Jeffrey R. Hitchan, DMD, Cranberry Township, PA, practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise in wisdom tooth removal and dental implants as well as corrective jaw surgery, tooth extractions and dental bone graft procedures.
In most cases, the removal of wisdom teeth is performed under local anesthesia, laughing gas (nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia), or general anesthesia. These options, as well as the surgical risks (i.e., sensory nerve damage, sinus complications), will be discussed with you before the procedure is performed.
An impacted tooth simply means that it is “stuck” and cannot erupt into function. Patients frequently develop problems with impacted third molar (wisdom) teeth. These teeth get “stuck” in the back of the jaw and can develop painful infections, among a host of other problems (see Wisdom Teeth under Procedures).
My son & I had the best experience here! We drove 4 hours (round trip) for son to have a tooth pulled and it was definitely worth the trip. My 13 year old went as…
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I'm grateful that this office is located so close to home for me. Dr. Hitchan relieved so much pain for me by extracting my wisdom teeth and his extensive knowledge of the subject helped guide…
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Very good experience and happy with the results
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