Oral and Maxillofacial surgery

Procedure name Common name Description
Apisectomy Abscess drainage An apisectomy is a surgical procedure that places a filling at the end of the root and removes any abscess or infected tissue from the tip.
Extractions Removal of loose or broken teeth Loose and broken teeth are removed with dental forceps.
Frenectomies Lip or tongue tissue removal  A frenectomy is the removal of a frenulum, a small fold of tissue that prevents the tongue or upper lip from moving freely.
Gingival Graft Gum tissue transplant A gingival graft, also called gum graft or gum plastic surgery, is when the gum tissue is grafted. A very thin layer of skin is taken from the palate. The aim may be to cover exposed root surfaces or merely to augment the band of keratinized tissue
Implantology Titanium anchors for crowns A dental implant is a surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, or to act as an orthodontic anchor
Orthodontic Attachment Connect a chain to put Traction on teeth.                A procedure for attachment of gold/silver chain for traction and to expose impacted teeth. 
Pulpotomy and fillings Baby root canal A pulpotomy is when the inflamed pulp chamber, usually
on a baby molar, is removed, the area is sterilized, and the
chamber is sealed.  It is sometimes called a baby tooth
root canal, but it’s not really a root canal and it can be
done in some cases on permanent teeth.
Sinus Augmentation To lift the sinus floor A sinus lift is surgery that adds bone to your
upper jaw in the area of your molars and
premolars. It’s sometimes called a sinus augmentation. The bone is added between your jaw and the maxillary sinuses, which are on either side of your nose.
Wisdom or Impacted Teeth removal Surgical Removal of teeth It is the surgical removal of impacted teeth that is still impacted into the bone, upper and lower jaw.