Wadas Dental of Crown Point
11055 Broadway, Suite E, Crown Point, IN 46307

Tactics and Tips for Successful Oral Surgery

Even though oral surgery is extremely common, it’s normal to be nervous and unsure of what to expect. To answer your questions and ease your mind, use this helpful guide.

Reasons You Need Oral Surgeons

Most of your dental care needs can be handled by your general dentist in Crown Point, but advanced or specialized cases will demand oral surgery. Your dentist in Crown Point will refer you to trusted oral surgeons for the very best care. If the cost of oral surgery has you concerned, ask your dentist in Crown Point to recommend oral surgeons who offer affordable dental care options. Some of the complex conditions that require oral surgery include:

  • Impacted wisdom teeth
  • Jaw surgery
  • Facial trauma
  • Injury to the face or jaw
  • Dental infections
  • Serious disorders affecting the face, teeth, jaws, or neck
  • Dental implants

Preparing for Oral Surgery

Before undergoing the procedure, rest assured that oral surgeons describe the precise treatment prescribed for you. They also discuss your anesthesia options, provide instructions for recovery, and outline the need for follow-up care. During this time, ask any questions and address any concerns you may have. If the cost is a challenge, ask if there are any available affordable dental care options. Go over any instructions for the day of the procedure, such as whether you need to wear comfortable clothing, avoid eating, or have someone available to take you home.

After the Procedure

After oral surgery, you will be given precise instructions for the recovery period. While you need to follow the oral surgeon’s exact directions, these tips can help ease your recovery and healing:

  • Soothe swelling by applying ice packs for 20 minutes at a time.
  • Keep your head propped up with several pillows.
  • Stick to softer foods, such as yogurt, cottage cheese, smoothies, and mashed potatoes for the first few days.
  • Stay away from very spicy and acidic foods during the healing process.
  • Don’t drink out of a straw, because this can damage the surgical area and cause major problems.
  • Call your oral surgeon or dentist if you have any pain, problems or questions.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Crown Point, call Wadas Dental of Crown Point today at (219) 488-2610 or make an appointment.

Wadas Dental of Crown Point offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Crown Point. Our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Wadas Dental of Crown Point, 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 Wadas Dental of Crown Point.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I got in and out relatively quickly. My hygienist and dentist took the time to answer all of my concerns which I appreciate.
Derrick G.
I came in for a dental cleaning. The staff was phenomenal. The dental assistant gave me such a thorough cleaning. She asked me if I had any teeth bothering me and did xrays. She informed me of the […]
Kristin L.
Vicky, the dental hygienist, at your crown point facility is very professional, efficient and above all puts the patient first…. When I get in the chair I trust her.
Ed N.
The wait time was very short. Vicky, the dental assistant is very friendly and gentle.
Kari R.
Stacey is an excellent hygienist! The customer service up front is considerate and on time. Dr Garbe is so personable and friendly. What a great dental practice!
William B.
Stacy is by far the best!! She has helped me patiently overcome my fear of just being at the dentist. She is understanding, kind, always explains what she’s doing and asks me how I’m doing. […]
Gabriela G.
My association with Wadas Dental goes back many years of dental service with complete satisfaction !
Thomas S.
They helped me smile again! The care they give you is amazing ! The most important thing is my daughter loves going there and she’s only 8 .If you don’t like dentist like I did you really need to […]
Louisa P.
Very friendly,knowledgable staff and not a long wait.
Peter H.
I’ve been a patient for many years… I’ve always been satisfied with the care I received !!
Thomas S.
Good professional service
Frank J.
The hygienist is always so friendly and nice that she always makes me feel comfortable. I would recommend her to all my friends and family.
Claudia N.
A good experience. Staff knowledgeable. Friendly. Clean office.
Anthony A.
I love my girl Vicky and all the staff at Wadas Dental !
Jeanne T.
Always great service from the reception, to the hygienist, to the dentist.
Brian T.
Very friendly and efficient staff. I recently had my first visit here and I was only scheduled for an exam but they were able to squeeze me in for a cleaning also, so I didn’t have to make a second […]
Sarah S.
Very friendly staff! Compassionate care. Never had a problem! I highly recommend.
Crystal T.
10. I was made very comfortable. Loved my Hygentist Vicky
Lana S.
Both the dentist and the hygienist who saw me were fantastic. No complaints!
Kristen B.
Vicky the hygienist is awesome!
Alana K.
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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.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (219) 488-2610
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