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Now, there are ways to minimize or even eliminate pain with fewer opioids.

If you are concerned about the effects of opioids for pain management after surgery for you or your children, you may consider a new option that reduces and even eliminates pain with less addictive side-effects.

We at Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery care about our patients’ experience following wisdom teeth removal or any oral surgery. Our goal is to help reduce or avoid opioids for post-operative pain whenever possible. While most assume that pain after surgery is normal, we know that it doesn’t have to be.

Dr. Dale J. Misiek, DMD

The Doctors of Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery are pleased to offer non-narcotic EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension). EXPAREL® is a non-opioid anesthetic that can keep the surgical site numb for 24-hours to up to 3 days.

EXPAREL is given as an injection placed into the area near the surgical incision. Patients generally receive this injection in a surgical or hospital setting. Dosage is dependent on size of surgical site, volume required to cover area, and individual patient factors that may impact the safety of an amide local anethetic.

Dr. Dale Misiek has been directly involved in our efforts to utilize non-steroid pain control. Speaking with national non-profit organization, Shatterproof (www.shatterproof.org@ShatterproofHQ), Dr. Misiek indicated, “One of the biggest misconceptions oral surgery patients have is that effective pain management can only come in the form of an opioid – it is my responsibility to inform my patients that non-opioid options are available. As with any surgery, some level of pain is expected. The long-acting numbing medication that we offer provides pain relief for a few days, often when pain is at it’s peak. Through the use of this method, oral surgery patients find that their pain is effectively managed without the dangerous side effects of being exposed to opioids.”

Learn more about our non-opioid post-surgery pain management options by scheduling a consultation with one of our offices in the Charlotte & Carolinas region.

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A Guide To Dental Implants https://www.mycenters.com/guide-to-dental-implants/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 20:07:46 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=7846 The post A Guide To Dental Implants appeared first on Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery.

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The Purpose Of Dental Implants

Dental implants can replace a single tooth or multiple teeth and may be a permanent solution for tooth loss. An implant is placed in the jaw bone and serves as the replacement tooth’s root. An artificial tooth or crown is then attached to the implant.

Non-Implant Tooth Replacement Options

Traditional Fixed Bridge

A traditional fixed bridge is attached to existing teeth using crowns that are placed on adjacent teeth. In order to replace one missing tooth, crowns are placed on teeth that may not otherwise need treatment.

Resin-Bonded Bridge (Maryland Bridge)

A Maryland Bridge contains only the artificial tooth and is held in place by bonding to existing teeth on both sides of the missing tooth.

Flipper

A flipper is a removable device like an orthodontic retainer with the artificial tooth attached. It fits within the shape of your existing teeth and is often held in place by small wire clasps. A flipper covers your palate or the inside of your lower jaw.

Denture

For those who have lost all of their teeth, dentures replace all teeth with one dental appliance for each jaw. Dentures are not permanent and can be removed easily for cleaning.

Implant Treatment Process

Step One

An implant can be placed wherever adequate bone structure is present. If necessary, a bone graft will be performed first. An incision is made in the gum tissue and a small hole is drilled into the bone. Your oral surgeon will then place the implant into the bone and close the incision with small stitches.

Step Two

After an adequate healing period, the implant will have fused to the bone. You will return to our office, and your surgeon will remove a small amount of gum tissue over the implant. A small metal healing cap will be attached to the top of the implant and will protrude slightly above the gum line.

Step Three

An implant can be placed wherever adequate bone structure is present. If necessary, a bone graft will be performed first. An incision is made in the gum tissue and a small hole is drilled into the bone. Your oral surgeon will then place the implant into the bone and close the incision with small stitches.

Step Four

After an adequate healing period, the implant will have fused to the bone. You will return to our office, and your surgeon will remove a small amount of gum tissue over the implant. A small metal healing cap will be attached to the top of the implant and will protrude slightly above the gum line.

Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting

Grafting is the process of removing a small amount of bone from one area and placing it in another deficient area.

Uses Donor Bone

The graft may consist of either your own bone from a donor site where your own bone is strong and healthy, synthetic material, a processed bone substitute, or a combination of these materials.

To Build Up Jawbone

If the bone surrounding the site of your missing tooth is not healthy or if there is not sufficient bone, then a graft may be necessary to build up a bone ridge where the implant is to be placed.

A bone graft may be necessary before implant surgery for any of a number of possible reasons. Gum disease or trauma can weaken and damage bone. It is possible as well that you naturally lack bone in a specific area.

When a tooth is extracted or missing, bone in that area may shrink. If you have a tooth extracted and plan to have an implant replace it, the surgeon may be able to tell you at the time of your extraction.

If bone will not sufficiently fill the socket and that you will need a bone graft, which can often be done at the time of the tooth extraction. This is known as site-preservation.

When teeth are lost in the upper jaw, the bone often shrinks, causing the sinus cavity to enlarge and encroach on the tooth-bearing area. This may result in the need for a sinus graft. By grafting bone under the lining of the sinus, the height of your upper jaw is increased. This graft creates an adequate foundation for the implant.

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& Schedule Your Dental Implant Appointment Today

For more information on all types of dental implants and your specific needs, please call our office today to schedule an appointment with one of our oral surgeons.

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Types of Dental Work & Benefits Of Dental Implants https://www.mycenters.com/dental-work-types/ Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:24:17 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=7740 The post Types of Dental Work & Benefits Of Dental Implants appeared first on Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery.

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Our teeth are an important tool that impact us our entire lives, starting from about 1 year of age. Our teeth impact our health and allow us to eat a variety of foods, make specific sounds, form words & interact with others, but what happens when those very teeth we depend on start becoming diseased or damaged?

If you are one of the millions of Americans who have been to the dentist in the last year with a damaged tooth, you’d know the vast amount of information and options out there for fixing these dental issues. Below, we’ll discuss the options from temporary to permanent solutions.

Semi-Permanent Options – Bridges, Crowns & Veneers

Crowns, bridges & veneers are all dental restoration options that can vary in their quality and durability, but offer a semi-permanent fix to most dental issues.

  • Crowns – Crowns, or dental “caps,” completely encircles the remaining portion of a tooth when a cavity becomes too large to fill or when a piece of tooth breaks off and can’t be fixed with a filling or veneer.  Your dentist may recommend a crown for a large cavity, chip or break in the natural crown that threatens the health of that tooth.
  • Bridges – Bridges are a type of prosthesis that attach to other teeth or dental implants that ‘bridge’ a space between one or more missing teeth.  If the surrounding teeth are still healthy, your dentist may opt to reduce the size of those teeth so that a bridge may be placed to ‘bridge’ the space between natural teeth. Bridges work for a single missing tooth or small gaps, but they can only be used if the surrounding teeth and jaw bone are in good condition and stable enough to support the bridge. Great care must be taken to clean and maintain the bridge and surrounding teeth. Bridges, especially older versions, may be a different color than the teeth and are easier to spot.
  • Veneers – Veneers are a more cosmetic option to improve the appearance of teeth and protect the surface from damage. Veneers involve removing part of the enamel of the tooth and can be used to change the color and/or shape of a natural tooth or to fix minor chipping and normal wear that occurs over time.

Removable Dentures

There are also options for complete tooth removal and replacement with dentures that give patients a temporary functionality of teeth, but with the need to be removed and cleaned daily. Anyone with dentures can tell you this process is constant maintenance, and the can result in dentures fitting poorly and patients not able to chew certain foods. Often, dentures can present more problems than they solve.

All of these options still may not permanently solve the problem of missing or damaged teeth. If a patients jawbone and gums are also damaged, none of these options may be possible, as the damage may be too advanced. This is where an oral surgeon can help create a permanent solution to dental bone, gum and tooth loss with dental implants.

Dental Implants – A More Permanent Solution

Dental implants consist of a titanium post placed into the bone and a crown (cap) that fits on top of the implant. Jaw bone reconstruction may be a necessary part of this process to bring the supporting bone back to a level that will support the implants. Once the surgery is complete and the dental implants have had time to integrate into the surrounding bone, your restoring dentist fabricates a crown to be fixed to the dental implant. Implants are more permanent solutions for missing teeth and they feel and act just like natural teeth. For most people, this is the best solution for permanent replacement of missing teeth.

Advances in dental technology have led to oral surgeons creating new procedures for full upper or lower jaw reconstruction, also known as ‘Teeth In A Day’ or similar. Oral surgeons can now replace an entire row of teeth using 4 posts and dental implants, which look and feel similar to real teeth.

If you or someone you love are dealing with the inconveniences that missing or damaged teeth can create, it’s best to consult with an oral surgeon to find options and treatment plans customized for you. The oral surgeons at Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery can help create a natural looking, permanent replacement for missing or damaged teeth. Call today to schedule your appointment at one of our locations in the Carolinas.

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Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery Opens Gastonia Office https://www.mycenters.com/carolinas-center-for-oral-facial-surgery-opens-gastonia-office/ Mon, 28 May 2018 16:53:10 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=7795 The post Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery Opens Gastonia Office appeared first on Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery.

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Charlotte-based oral surgeon expands to Gastonia, North Carolina

Charlotte, N.C., – Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery has completed their acquisition of a Gastonia based oral surgery practice and welcomes Dr. John Robinson II, DMD to the oral surgery practice. Our Gastonia oral surgery office provides an additional location to refer patients in the western part of the NC Piedmont & Metrolina regions.

Heading the team at our Gastonia oral surgery office is Dr. John W. Robinson, III, DMD. With more than 20 years leading Western North Carolina in implant reconstruction, Dr. Robinson brings his talent and knowledge to CCOFS and the Gastonia area.

Interior of our Gastonia oral surgery office at 1041 X Ray Drive“Gastonia is an up-and-coming area close to our Charlotte offices” says Danny Ketola, Business Manager for CCOFS’ current offices. “The area doesn’t have many oral surgeons, and we have a lot of patients that come into Charlotte from the surrounding communities to access the level of care we are able to offer. Now they are able to get that same level of care a lot closer to home.”

About Dr. John Robinson

John Robinson III, DMD, will lead the Gastonia office. A native of Charleston, SC, Dr. Robinson was a member of the All Academic Tennis Team while attending Francis Marion University where he studied Biology. Dr. Robinson began his career in healthcare as a Pharmacist upon completion of a Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy from The Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Robinson comes from a family of dental professionals which helped influence him to obtain his Doctor of Dental Medicine from MUSC. Following dental school, he relocated to New England while attending his Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Robinson holds Board Certifications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology. After relocating to North Carolina, he has worked alongside outstanding colleagues throughout the state and is Past President of the NC Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

“The Gastonia community is such a great place to live & work” says Dr. Robinson. “I’m able to offer the kind of care normally reserved for larger hospitals right here in Gastonia. Our patients love the increased level of comfort and technologies this oral surgery practice brings.”

The Gastonia oral surgery office will receive state-of-art technology from CCOFS and become part of the only AAAHC accredited oral surgery practice in the state. The practice pioneered The Charlotte Method, a virtual surgical planning system used in certain jaw surgeries. The Method begins with a CT scan of the patient, creating a digital record of the facial skeleton. This record provides CCOFS’ doctors with an animated guide of how to complete the surgery before stepping into the operating room. This process is both cost and time savings and generally less invasive surgery for the patient (including less nerve damage), as well as, allowing the patient to view how they will appear afterwards.

About Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery

CCOFS has been an innovator in oral and maxillofacial surgery since it’s beginnings. In 1987, the practice opened as University Oral Surgery with a staff of two people. More staff members were added throughout the early 1990s. By 1998, there were three offices in Charlotte and Concord with a fourth opening in 2005 in Denver, NC. The Blakeney/Ballantyne office opened in 2013.

Today, CCOFS is the largest oral and maxillofacial-focused practice in the Carolinas and one of the largest in the country. In 2016, the practice completed more than 300 jaw surgeries, including correcting overbites, underbites and sleep apnea corrections. CCOFS surgery team includes twelve (12) full and part-time oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Each of these surgeons is board-certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and are fellows of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

CCOFS also has the only accredited private practice cleft palate team in contrast to state-operated or university hospitals such as: Wake Forest University; Duke University; University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Medical University of South Carolina; and University of South Carolina. CCOFS is also one of the few practices in the Carolinas offering total joint replacement surgeries. As for educational training, CCOFS started a private fellowship program in 2007 that focuses on Orthognathic, TMJ and reconstruction surgeries.

“Most people go where their dentist tells them to go and they don’t look into any other options,” said Danny Ketola. “Now, they can. We want them to know we are an option for any oral surgery procedure, including wisdom teeth removal.”

To make an appointment, patients can call 803-207-8318.

The address of the Gastonia office is:

1041 X-Ray Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054

Driving directions can be found here.

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Check Out Our Valentines Day Cosmetic Surgery Specials https://www.mycenters.com/check-valentines-day-cosmetic-surgery-specials/ Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:31:45 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=7000 The post Check Out Our Valentines Day Cosmetic Surgery Specials appeared first on Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery.

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Check out our newest Valentine’s Day specials for February 2018. Save big on facials and medspa services!

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ADA Press Release Shares Dr. Misiek’s Expertise To Avoid Opioid Epidemic https://www.mycenters.com/ada-press-release-shares-dr-misieks-expertise-avoid-opioid-epidemic/ Tue, 26 Dec 2017 16:24:46 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=6476 The post ADA Press Release Shares Dr. Misiek’s Expertise To Avoid Opioid Epidemic appeared first on Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery.

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Charlotte, N.C., December 2017. – The American Dental Association (ADA) recently sent out a press release on December 20th to all Dentists nation-wide, sharing Dr. Misiek’s expertise around preventative measures to take regarding the opioid epidemic.

Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is proud to be a company recognizing the global opioid crisis in the country. The opioid epidemic is front and center in the news nearly every day. At the same time, the bulk of national conversations centers around the treatment of opioid addiction versus prevention. Dr. Dale Misiek from Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery helps lead the way in the fight against the opioid epidemic through preventative measures. See below for a brief clip from this year’s AAOMS Annual Meeting about what you can do during third molar or other oral surgeries to help your patients reduce or avoid opioids for post-op pain.

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Dr. Jim Howell Returns To Greenville To Open New Oral Surgery Practice https://www.mycenters.com/dr-jim-howell-returns-greenville-open-new-oral-surgery-practice/ Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:51:15 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=6222 Charlotte, N.C., August 2017. – Dr. Jim Howell, a native of Greenville, South Carolina is returning home to open an office of Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery (CCOFS) in August. He’s proud to bring his services and a high standard of care to his hometown. “It’s exciting to come back to my hometown […]

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Charlotte, N.C., August 2017. – Dr. Jim Howell, a native of Greenville, South Carolina is returning home to open an office of Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery (CCOFS) in August. He’s proud to bring his services and a high standard of care to his hometown.

“It’s exciting to come back to my hometown with a practice carrying a higher level of prestige,” says Dr. Howell. “From a practice standpoint, my patients will receive the full support and expertise our nationally recognized surgeons in this practice.”

The Greenville location will be a new 8,600 SF state-of-the-art facility located in Legacy Square, the 13-acre neighborhood town center within Verdae. The location is central to the greater Greenville area, close to two major thoroughfares in the city, retailers, hospitals and Interstate 85.

Dr. Howell is excited to move back home with his wife and two sets of twins to provide quality care for his community. The fellowship-trained doctor and Clemson University graduate focuses on wisdom teeth removal, extractions, dental implants, bone grafting, orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery), treatment of facial trauma, cleft lip/palate surgery and TMJ reconstruction. “The fellowship experience sets us apart as a full scope oral surgery practice,” says Howell. “This philosophy and the way we practice surgery helps us treat all types of surgical issues.”

Having CCOFS’ state-of-art technology in Greenville will benefit local residents. The practice pioneered The Charlotte Method, a virtual surgical planning system used in certain jaw surgeries. The Method begins with a CT scan of the patient, creating a digital record of the facial skeleton. This record provides CCOFS’ doctors with an animated guide of how to complete the surgery before stepping into the operating room. This process is both cost and time saving generally less invasive surgery for the patient, as well as, allowing the patient to view how they will appear afterwards.

Today, CCOFS is the largest oral and maxillofacial-focused practice in the Carolinas and one of the largest in the country. In 2016, the practice completed more than 300 jaw surgeries, including correcting overbites, underbites and sleep apnea corrections. Their CCOFS surgery team includes twelve (12) full and part-time oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Each of these surgeons is board-certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and are fellows of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

CCOFS also has the only accredited private practice cleft palate team in contrast to state-operated or university hospitals such as: Wake Forest University; Duke University; University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Medical University of South Carolina; and University of South Carolina. CCOFS is also one of the few practices in the Carolinas offering total joint replacement surgeries. As for educational training, CCOFS started a private fellowship program in 2007 that focuses on Orthognathic, TMJ and reconstruction surgeries.

The expansion into Greenville will make it easier for patients to access world-class oral and maxillofacial care, and CCOFS hopes that having this facility nearby will encourage current or prospective patients to take charge of their oral health.

“Dr. Howell and our entire team is looking forward to being an active member of the Greenville community,” says Danny Ketola, Business Manager for CCOFS’ six current offices. “Our new patients will have many options for oral surgery procedures right in their own backyard, including wisdom teeth removal.”

To schedule an appointment, patients can call (864) 751-9972.

The address of the Greenville office is:

280 Rocky Slope Road, Greenville, SC 29607

View Contact Details For The Greenville Office Here.

About Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery

Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is the Carolina’s only AAAHC accredited oral and maxillofacial facility in the region. They have been the primary choice for procedures such as wisdom teeth removal and jaw surgery, as well as, sports incidents, accidental falls, motor vehicle accidents, facial assaults, and work-related accidents that require surgery for maxillofacial injuries. CCOFS staff some of the best-educated and trained surgeons in the area. For more information, please visit www.mycenters.com.

About Verdae

In 2005, the master plan was announced for Verdae, an 1,100-acre tract of prime real estate located in the city of Greenville. With planning and construction underway for the classically-styled community, Verdae includes a diverse collection of quality residential at various price points, a host of corporate and professional office buildings and suites, a retirement community, and a town center for retail, entertainment and more. A system of trails, parks, and other green spaces provide the necessary connectivity to promote a unique live-work-play experience for everyone. To learn more about Verdae, visit www.verdae.com.

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Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery Will Open New Rock Hill Office In August 2017 https://www.mycenters.com/carolinas-center-oral-facial-surgery-will-open-new-rock-hill-office-august-2017/ Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:02:00 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=6225 NC-based Center hopes to better serve SC patient population Charlotte, N.C., August 2017. – Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is opening their first office in South Carolina in August. CCOFS has been considering an expansion into South Carolina since November 2014. Based on their surveys and research of the area, Rock Hill is […]

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NC-based Center hopes to better serve SC patient population

Charlotte, N.C., August 2017. – Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is opening their first office in South Carolina in August. CCOFS has been considering an expansion into South Carolina since November 2014. Based on their surveys and research of the area, Rock Hill is a great choice for this kind of facility.

“It’s a growing area,” says Danny Ketola, Business Manager for CCOFS’ six current offices. “The area hasn’t had many oral surgeons move here, and we have a lot of patients that come up from South Carolina to access the type of care we offer, so the decision was an easy one.”

Last year, CCOFS saw approximately 1,000 patients traveling from the South Carolina areas of or near Fort Mill and Rock Hill. These patients have usually sought treatment at CCOFS’s Blakeney/Ballantyne office.

John H. Wessel, DMD, MD, currently at CCOFS’s Concord office, is relocating to lead the Rock Hill office. Dr. Wessel is a fellowship-trained Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon who completed his training in Charlotte, NC under the mentorship of Drs. Brian Farrell and Myron Tucker. Dr. Wessel received his degrees from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and New Jersey Medical School, completing his fellowship at CCOFS, which offers a private fellowship program focused on Orthognathic, TMJ and reconstruction surgeries.  Dr. Wessel is looking forward to overseeing the new office.

“I’m very excited to begin working in the Rock Hill community,” says Dr. Wessel. “I have met with many dentists and dental specialists in the area and they all have a sense of community – It was a very warm reception.”

Dr. Wessel has relocated to South Carolina and plans to become active in the local community planting roots for his family. “Living and working in the same community is a great experience – I’m treating my neighbors and friends.  I’ll be providing the same services which we offer in our five North Carolina locations, including wisdom teeth extraction, jaw surgery, dental implants, and sleep apnea surgery,” says Dr.Wessel.

CCOFS will bring its state-of-art technology to South Carolina as the only AAAHC accredited oral surgery practice in the state. The practice pioneered The Charlotte Method, a virtual surgical planning system used in certain jaw surgeries. The Method begins with a CT scan of the patient, creating a digital record of the facial skeleton. This record provides CCOFS’ doctors with an animated guide of how to complete the surgery before stepping into the operating room. This process is both cost and time savings and generally less invasive surgery for the patient (including less nerve damage), as well as, allowing the patient to view how they will appear afterwards.“Faster surgery means faster recovery, so it’s a fantastic application of biotechnology,” says Dr.Wessel of The Charlotte Method.

CCOFS has been an innovator in oral and maxillofacial surgery since it  began. In 1987, the practice opened as University Oral Surgery with a staff of  two persons. More staff members were added throughout the early 1990s. By 1998, there were three offices in Charlotte and Concord with a fourth opening in 2005 in Denver, NC. The Blakeney/Ballantyne office opened in 2013.

Today, CCOFS is the largest oral and maxillofacial-focused practice in the Carolinas and one of the largest in the country. In 2016, the practice completed more than 300 jaw surgeries, including correcting overbites, underbites and sleep apnea corrections. CCOFS surgery team includes twelve (12) full and part-time oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Each of these surgeons is board-certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and are fellows of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

CCOFS also has the only accredited private practice cleft palate team in contrast to state-operated or university hospitals such as: Wake Forest University; Duke University; University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Medical University of South Carolina; and University of South Carolina. CCOFS is also one of the few practices in the Carolinas offering total joint replacement surgeries. As for educational training, CCOFS started a private fellowship program in 2007 that focuses on Orthognathic, TMJ and reconstruction surgeries.

The expansion into Rock Hill will make it easier for patients to access world-class oral and maxillofacial care, and CCOFS hopes that having this facility nearby will encourage current or prospective patients to take charge of their oral health.

“Most people go where their dentist tells them to go and they don’t look into any other options,” said Danny Ketola. “Now, they can. We want them to know we are an option for any oral surgery procedure, including wisdom teeth removal.”

To make an appointment, patients can call 803-207-8318.

The address of the Rock Hill office is:

1761 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732

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About Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery

Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery is the Carolina’s only AAAHC accredited oral and maxillofacial facility in the region. They have been the primary choice for procedures such as wisdom teeth removal and jaw surgery, as well as, sports incidents, accidental falls, motor vehicle accidents, facial assaults, and work-related accidents that require surgery for maxillofacial injuries. CCOFS staff some of the best-educated and trained surgeons in the area.

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Dr. Misiek Works To Help Curb The Opioid Epidemic https://www.mycenters.com/dr-misiek-works-help-curb-opioid-epidemic/ Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:26:34 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=5638 We are constantly humbled and made proud by all of our colleagues everyday for the work they do behind the scenes in making their communities a better place to live. Dr. Dale Misiek is no exception to the extraordinary impact made by our oral surgeons and staff in creating solutions to problems they can help […]

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dale-misiek-thumb2We are constantly humbled and made proud by all of our colleagues everyday for the work they do behind the scenes in making their communities a better place to live. Dr. Dale Misiek is no exception to the extraordinary impact made by our oral surgeons and staff in creating solutions to problems they can help solve in their own way.

Recently, Dr. Misiek was interviewed by Dentist Money Digest (dmdtoday.com) for his role in combating poverty and drug abuse in his local community, an example of how each of us at MyCenters is committed to positive social change though our words and actions, however big or small they may seem.

While Dr. Misiek would be the last person to call attention to his own efforts, we realize the power in spreading a positive message and showing how leading by example can change lives and change communities, even if it’s one person at a time.

Please feel free to read the following article about Dr. Misiek in it’s entirety and share it with your friends, family and the greater community in which you live. We here at Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery are certainly proud of his efforts to make the world a better place and ‘be the change that we seek’:

DMDToday: Oral Surgeon Works To Combat The Opioid Epidemic

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Dr. Nale Introduces The 3Shape Oral Scanner https://www.mycenters.com/dr-nale-introduces-the-3shape-oral-scanner/ Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:11:14 +0000 https://www.mycenters.com/?p=5457 The post Dr. Nale Introduces The 3Shape Oral Scanner appeared first on Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery.

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Our very own Dr. John Nale introduced our newest piece of technology, the 3Shape intra-oral scanner on WCNC’s Charlotte Today show.

This oral scanner significantly reduces procedure times by giving our oral surgeons a real-time digital impression of your teeth, eliminating the need for molded impressions, impression trays and the discomfort that comes with these procedures. This scanner also reduces procedure time significantly, cutting between 2-4 weeks off a standard dental implant procedure.

Better technology means better results, less pain and shorter recovery periods for our patients. For more information or to book your appointment online, visit our appointments pages or call us to set up your appointment today!

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