Atkinson and Associates - Oral Surgery

Scope of Practice

Surgical removal of infected or impacted teeth such as:

Dental implants (titanium) and associated procedures such as:
  • Bone grafting
  • Sinus lifts

Pathology of the jaws and soft tissues of the mouth
  • Lumps, bumps, growths, ulcers, white/red patches, cysts
  • Biopsy

Management of medically-compromised patients who require surgery in the mouth

Management of medication-related or osteo-radio necrosis of the jaws

Repair of oro-antral communications from previous dental extractions

Dental trauma

Oro-facial pain* such as:
  • Temporo-mandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Neuralgias
  • Burning mouth syndrome
* working alongside other medical physicians and allied health professionals in a multi-disciplinary team approach 

Surgical orthodontics such as:

Pre-prosthetic surgery to assist the wearing of dentures or before crown placement such as:
  • Tori or bony exostoses reduction
  • Removal of hyper-plastic tissue or fibrous tuberosities
  • Crown lengthening

Surgery to assist endodontic therapy such as:
  • Apicectomy
  • Removal of brittle failed root-treated teeth

Adjunctive Therapies