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Harold A. Krueger II, DDS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Overland Park, Kansas 2017-06-11T17:46:31+00:00

WE PARTICIPATE WITH MOST INSURANCE COMPANIES.

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL PROCEDURES:

DENTAL IMPLANTS

PERMANENT TOOTH REPLACEMENTS

An implant is a titanium post (root) that is surgically placed into the jaw bone below the gum surface. It forms a secure foundation for a single tooth, multiple teeth or dentures.

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MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

CORRECTIVE JAW SURGERY

More advanced surgical procedures including (orthognathic) jaw surgery for upper or lower jaws.  Facial reconstruction for jaws that are too far “out” or too far “back” or tilted.

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EXPOSE & BOND FOR ORTHODONTICS

GENTLY UNCOVER BURIED TEETH

An orthodontic bracket is sometimes placed upon the tooth and it is moved into place in conjunction with orthodontic treatment.

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GUM RECESSION TREATMENT

COVERING EXPOSED ROOTS

“Plastic” surgery or a “gum facelift” can be completed using minimally invasive (pin-hole) surgery. This is a very effective procedure with minimal, if any, discomfort.

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EXTRACTIONS

TOOTH REMOVAL

Treatment involves removal of teeth and immediate implant placement. Extractions can also used for the removal of abscessed, infected, fractured or endodontically treated (root canal) teeth and wisdom teeth.

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TMJ

ALTERATION/PATHOLOGY OF THE JAW JOINT

TMJ describes symptoms of popping, spontaneous dislocation, pain, and/or grinding.  Symptoms may be caused by early life or recent trauma, malocclusion (“bite off”), arthritis, or upper and lower jaw being misaligned.

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BIOPSIES

ALTERED TISSUE EXAMINATION

A biopsy is a removal of tissue from the lips, cheeks, palate, jaw, or gum tissue around teeth or tongue for further evaluation and review by an oral pathology exam. Laser surgery is also performed in this procedure.

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BONE GRAFTING & GROWTH FACTORS

SIMILAR CELLS TO PROMOTE GROWTH

Sometimes a “boost” is needed for patients who have very little bone from a traumatic incident or tooth loss. We use multiple types of growth factors to provoke bone enlargement and soft tissue healing.

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FRENECTOMY

TISSUE WEB UNDER TONGUE, UPPER/LOWER LIP

Sometimes a “boost” is needed for patients who have very little bone from a traumatic incident or tooth loss. We use multiple types of growth factors to provoke bone enlargement and soft tissue healing.

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