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Happy Smiles Dental Office | Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in South Side Chicago



Dr. A.D. Franklin, DDS, FAGD


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

AGD Member

Oral and maxillofacial surgery corrects diseases, injuries, and defects in the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. 

Listed below are only some of the many remarkable and life-changing procedures that oral and maxillofacial surgery includes:


(1) Surgical extraction (removal) of severely decayed (rotten), partially impacted, or fully impacted teeth.

(2) Removal of excess bone to prepare the mouth for dentures.

(3) Addition of bone to inadequate bone to prepare the mouth for implants or dentures.

(4) Implant placement

(5) Frenectomy/ frenotomy

(6) Removal of hard and soft tissue tumors

(7) Repair of jaw fractures and treatment of soft tissue injury or trauma

(8) Correction of cleft palate and cleft lip

(9) Rhinoplasty (improvement in the appearance of the nose)

(10)Jaw realignment to improve the patient's bite as well as his or her facial appearance