Comprehensive Maxillofacial Surgery Services

Maxillofacial surgery is a specialized branch of dentistry dedicated to addressing and correcting diseases, injuries, and defects of the face, jaw, and mouth. Our expert maxillofacial surgeons are highly trained specialists who diagnose and treat a variety of conditions affecting the bones and tissues of the jaw and lower face (maxillofacial area), the roof of the mouth (palate), and the teeth.

Maxillofacial surgery is a specialized branch of dentistry dedicated to addressing and correcting diseases, injuries, and defects of the face, jaw, and mouth. Our expert maxillofacial surgeons are highly trained specialists who diagnose and treat a variety of conditions affecting the bones and tissues of the jaw and lower face (maxillofacial area), the roof of the mouth (palate), and the teeth.

Why Choose Maxillofacial Surgery?

 

Maxillofacial surgery is essential for:

Improving Jaw Function

Relieving
Pain

Addressing a Wide Range of Dental Issues

Common Maxillofacial Procedures

 

Our surgeons are proficient in a variety of procedures designed to enhance oral health and functionality:

Dental and Oral Health

Chronic Dental Pain: Diagnosing and treating the root causes of persistent dental discomfort.

Dental Implants and Prosthetics: Preparing the mouth for dental implants and other prostheses like dentures, as well as the placement of dental implants.

Impacted Teeth: Safely removing impacted teeth that have not erupted properly.

Oral Diseases: Treating a range of oral diseases to restore health and function.

Jaw and Facial Treatments

Bone Grafting: Transplanting bone from another part of the body to the jaw to replace missing bone.

Jaw Reconstruction: Correcting abnormal bites and reconstructing the jaw for better function.

TMJ Disorders: Treating temporomandibular joint disorders that affect the connection between the lower jaw and the skull.

Trauma Care: Addressing injuries resulting from facial trauma, including fractures and damaged tissues.

Specialized Treatments

Maxillofacial surgery also addresses specific congenital and acquired conditions, such as:

Congenital Abnormalities: Correcting birth defects like cleft lip and palate.
Head and Neck Conditions: Diagnosing and treating cysts, tumors, cancer, and other growths.
Chronic Facial Pain: Identifying and managing the causes of long-term facial pain.
Facial Trauma: Treating injuries like facial fractures or damaged maxillofacial tissue to restore appearance and function.

Meet Our Oral Surgeon

 

At our practice, we combine advanced surgical techniques with compassionate care to ensure the best outcomes for our patients. Our maxillofacial surgeons are committed to providing personalized treatment plans tailored to each individual’s needs, ensuring a comfortable and effective surgical experience.

Ross Freeman, DMD

Meet Dr. Freeman

Meet our esteemed dentist, Dr. Ross T. Freeman, a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who has been committed to providing exceptional dental care. Dr. Freeman brings to our practice a wealth of expertise, highlighted by his completion of a rigorous residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Indiana University Medical Center from 2011 to 2015. His proficiency is evident in his remarkable achievements, having placed over 5,000 implants, performed over 5,000 IV sedations, and successfully placed more than 100 All-on-4 arches, showcasing his exceptional skills and commitment to advancing oral health.

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Dr. Freeman’s academic and professional journey is enhanced with numerous honors and awards, signifying his dedication and excellence in the field. Notably, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Society in 2011, ranked second in his class at IU School of Dentistry with a near-perfect GPA, and has received prestigious awards such as the Glenn J. Pell Memorial Scholastic Award for Oral Surgery and the Horace Wells Award from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Freeman is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), reflecting his commitment to staying at the forefront of innovation in dental procedures and protocols. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Dr. Freeman is a contributor to dental knowledge, with publications in reputable journals on topics such as fluoride content in foods and the efficacy of different surgical techniques in oral surgery.

Outside the office, Dr. Freeman enjoys kiteboarding, scuba diving, and sailing. He cherishes spending time boating with his wife and three children, embodying his belief in the importance of a balanced life. We are thrilled to have Dr. Freeman as part of our team, where his expertise, dedication, and compassionate care continue to make a significant impact on the lives of our patients.

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