Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines
1601 N Palm Avenue, Suite 104, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

Straight Talk about Oral Surgery

dca-blog-172-mix-of-leftover-articles_1200x630

Has your dentist ordered oral surgery? There’s nothing to fear and no need to fret because this common dental practice will relieve any oral problems you’re facing.

An Overview of Oral Surgery

There are numerous types of oral surgery that treat problems with the teeth, jaw, and mouth. While its surgical name evokes thoughts of a hospital, oral surgery is a part of dentistry and most procedures are performed in a dental office.

Let’s Talk about Tooth Extractions

This is the most common form of oral surgery and it may be required for these reasons:

  • When wisdom teeth are impacted or partially-erupted
  • If tooth decay, trauma, or root fracture have injured teeth beyond repair
  • To remove baby teeth so permanent teeth can come in
  • For optimal results from orthodontic treatment

The Case for Corrective Jaw Surgery

Jaw surgery can correct many dental health issues that prevent you from enjoying life. While dentists typically discover the problem, the procedure is performed by oral surgeons. Your dentist will refer you to an oral surgeon for the following problems:

  • TMJ or temporomandibular joint pain
  • Dental dysfunction caused by trauma or deformation
  • Malocclusion or incorrect bite
  • Incorrect jaw position that causes disproportionate facial appearance
  • Jaw clenching
  • Teeth grinding that has caused excessive wear
  • Difficulty eating, chewing, talking, or simply opening and closing the mouth

The Deal on Dental Implants

If you want to replace missing teeth or make a denture more secure, then dental implants may be just what the dentist ordered. They have become increasingly common in recent years for the major difference they make in your confidence and comfort. The procedure involves placing a dental implant into the jaw and can be performed by either dentists or oral surgeons. A week of recovery is usually required before returning to normal activities.

Detection and Treatment of Diseases

Oral cancer is a serious disease and often goes unnoticed unless your dentist detects a problem with your mouth, jaw, face, or neck. If anything suspicious is noticed, a biopsy may be ordered to spot any signs of oral cancer. Treatment typically involves some type of oral surgery and possible radiation therapy to remove all traces of trouble.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Pembroke Pines, call Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines today at (954) 417-6146 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Pembroke Pines. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Pembroke Pines.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Very friendly staff
Yeun-ho D.
Wonderful staff. Great experience.
Joanna F.
I am absolutely in love with this dentist office. I feel so comfortable and well taken care of. They are professional and totally human and kind. The entire staff is beyond wonderful.
Maria G.
The staff is very professional and courteous! My family and I have been coming for years. Thank you for being the best!
Leslie C.
I’ve been going to Dr Mautner for over 20 years. When he left and had Dr Lavenka as the lead dentist I had no idea of her skill. I broke a tooth on Wednesday, and called and got an appt. for […]
Lee P.
Great office, very professional caring. Awesome dentist and staff.
Maddy R.
Great staff!!
Megan B.
Dental offices have the tendency to worry and scare patients. Trust me when I say you will change your way of thinking toward Dentist Office once you come here. I have been to many Dental Office but […]
Suramys A.
Without a doubt the best dentist I’ve ever had and her staff are all great! I could not write enough here to say how happy I am with my treatment!!
Christopher K.
Always professional and caring for the patients needs and concerns.
Emilia C.
Great health care and service.
Anna J.
First cavity filling and it was a great experience! I felt so comforted and calm. Great (interesting/distracting) conversation!
Danielle S.
Dr. Levenka and the entire staff are the best! I have had a lot of restorative work done by Dr Levenka. She is gentle and thorough with the end result being better than what I hoped for. From the […]
Patricia K.
Excellent care, the staff are very skilled and Dr L expertly administers the novacaine. I literally never felt a thing!
Karen S.
Care for cleaning n maintenance follow up. Advice on gum condition and continued care
Elizabeth K.
The team at this office is amazing! They are great at creating a comfortable environment and are extremely professional. Every appointment I have had with them has been excellent!
Desiree C.
Tiffany was so patient and polite.
Stacey W.
Dr. Lavenka and her staff are the best around .
Jeilin C.
Great office, great staff, professional and kind
Alice W.
The staff here makes us feel so comfortable. They are true professionals and have cared for us for years. I followed Dr. Lavenka from her previous practice because she is a dentist with integrity and […]
Reina L.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
Learn More

We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

No Insurance? No Worries! See our discounts and offers here

Office Hours
  • Monday 8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
Get in touch:
  • Phone: (954) 417-6146
Our Location