Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Drs. Michael Chan, Dr. Kirsten Rittenbach & Brian Yang manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions, and practice a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from wisdom tooth removal, to dental implant surgery and related hard and soft tissue grafting. They can also diagnose and treat facial pain, injuries and fractures.
San Francisco patients undergoing surgical procedures will discuss options for anesthesia prior to their procedure. Your choice of anesthesia is the first step to a successful and comfortable dental surgery. Intravenous sedation is administered to relax patients and help the time pass during the surgical procedure. You will be able to respond to your oral …(read more)