Oral Surgery

Leamington Oral Surgery Services

Many dental procedures can involve a surgical aspect – be it the routine extraction of a tooth, the more complicated extraction of impacted wisdom teeth, removal of strongly attached frenums (muscular tissue in the mouth), or the placement of dental implants. Dr. Obeid is fully qualified and skilled to handle these situations in house using his state-of-the-art equipment and surgical room.

The thought of having some of these procedures completed in a clinic setting may trigger feelings of anxiety or fear, but patients may rest assured knowing that the option for sedation dentistry awaits them.

There are three different types of dental sedation used. If you’re anxious about having oral surgery in Leamington, why not come in for a consultation? We will be happy to go over your options which include:

Local Anesthesia

Although this is used quite often for procedures like filling a cavity, it can come in handy for certain types of oral surgery in Leamington. You won’t feel any pain because the area that needs to be worked on will be numb. Most of the types of sedation used here take effect quite quickly.

Most patients notice the effects within 10 minutes and find that they can last for up to a full hour. Some examples of the medicines used include lidocaine.

There are other options for more complicated oral surgery in Leamington procedures.

General Anesthesia

This type of sedation is quite often used for surgeries that take a longer period of time. People who suffer from dental anxiety can also benefit. Patients are completely unconscious with general anesthesia. Their muscles are relaxed and there’s no pain involved. They don’t remember taking the medication or the procedure. The medicine can be given through an IV or a facemask. The level use depends on the individual and the work that needs to be done.

Nitrous oxide as well as ketamine and diazepam are a few of the choices that can be used.

There’s one other type commonly used for these types of treatments.


Simple sedation has several different levels that are effective. Patients are generally fully conscious, semiconscious but able to respond to different commands. This type of medication can be categorized as deep, moderate or mild.

It can be given using a tablet or intravenously. Your breathing, blood pressure and heart rate are all closely monitored when this type of sedation is implemented

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