Dr. Harris offers orthognathic and orthodontic surgery for the correction of oral and facial skeletal deformities as well as other skeletal cosmetic surgeries. Contact us today for more information.


Oral Surgery
Oral surgery is the specialty of dentistry concentrating on dental surgery such as pre-prosthetic surgery and the removal of teeth, especially impacted 3rd molars or wisdom teeth.


Maxillofacial Surgery
Maxillofacial surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on larger issues associated with the hard and soft tissues of the face. This includes orthignathic surgery, cleft lip and palate repair, bone harvesting and grafting, fixation of oral and facial fractures, drainage and management of facial infections and many more.

 


 

Oral Pathology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are trained and experienced in the identification, biopsy, resection, and reconstruction of oral and facial pathology.


What types of surgeries do you do?
High Desert Oral Surgery & Implant Center is a full service Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery office. We do dental extractions, orthodontic exposures, orthodontic / orthognathic surgery, hard and soft tissue biopsies, tumor treatment, pre-prosthetic surgery, apicoectomies, emergency treatment of infections or trauma and of course, dental implant placement.


What is Oral Pathology?
Dr. Harris gives every patient a thorough oral cancer screening on their consult visit. High Desert Oral Surgery is equipped to provide most incisional and excisional biopsies of the hard or soft tissues of the mouth. In many cases, minor pathology can be completely treated at High Desert Oral Surgery.


Do you do cosmetic surgery?
High Desert Oral Surgery & Implant Center does offer orthodontic / orthognathic surgery to its patients. That includes changes to the maxilla, mandible, cheeks, chin and teeth. Dr. Harris chooses not to offer face lifts, blepharoplasty (Eye Lift) , rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) or other plastic surgery.


Will I be swollen or have pain after surgery?
Every surgery is different and every patient reacts differently to a specific surgery. Dr. Harris will discuss your case individually to ensure your understanding and comfort.
"All surgical patients have some post-operative pain and swelling, I will use techniques and give you medications to reduce those effects, but I always tell my patients to expect some discomfort and swelling after a procedure." Dr. Harris


What is Conscious Sedation / IV Sedation?
Dr. Harris offers a full spectrum of sedation options. You can have a little as Nitrous Oxide up to General Anesthesia... All in the comfort of his private state of the art practice. "Fear is a normal part of any surgery, I would worry if you didn't have some anxiety, I see it as my job to get you past those fears and ensure as good an experience as possible."


Do you treat emergencies?
Absolutely, Dr. Harris is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to take care of all your emergency needs. Facial trauma, mandible fractures, lacerations, dental infections... Dr. Harris will be there for you... Just Call.

 

 

 


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