ADA Accessibility Information
Accessibility

A
A

A

How Long Does a Dental Surgery Take


Posted on 8/8/2022 by Barbara Ketchum
How Long Does a Dental Surgery TakeThere are different types of dental surgeries. Some surgeries are as simple as tooth extraction while others are complex such as jaw correction. Each of these surgeries has its complexities and has to be handled independently. It is not possible to pin down an accurate time taken to handle all dental surgeries. To answer the question of time, we have to look at each surgery and the form it takes.

Tooth Extraction Surgery


Tooth extraction surgery is among the simplest dental surgeries. It takes the shortest time and heals much faster than other types of surgeries. Ideally, tooth extraction happens in one session that lasts no longer than 30 minutes if it is done without complications. In case of complications, the maximum time taken could be about 1 hour.

Canal Rooting Surgery


Canal rooting surgery is similar to tooth extraction but different in that, it involves the filing of the canal with something else. Root canal surgeries usually take a long time, between two and four hours. The surgeries happen over two sessions. The first session should be one to two hours while the second should take a similar time. The first session is for removing the tooth pulp while the second caters to filling the void left.

Jaw Correction Surgery


Finally, we have jaw correction surgery, which is carried out to correct anomalies in the jaw. It can be carried out on personal preferences or due to deformities that necessitate corrections. In jaw correction surgeries, the time needed varies greatly, depending on the complexity of the situation. In most cases, the surgery is carried out in one session lasting between 2 and 6 hours. However, the time taken might be longer if there are anomalies in the process.


Serving Salem Keizer Community since 1987

We provide dental services for the entire family from children to older adults. Our entire team of caring Doctors, hygienists and support staff pride ourselves on a high level of patient care.

Using the latest in modern dental technology our services range from sealants to complex implant surgery. Our goal is a comfortable experience for our patients with beautiful results.


Smile more :-) Call today

(971) 600-0211


Located in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley.

Convenient hours
Monday–Friday
7am–5pm

Clock icon for Oak Park Dental, Salem Dentist
Map Pin icon for Oak Park Dental, Salem Dentist 3380 Astoria Way NE
Salem, OR 97305-2054

Phone icon for Oak Park Dental, Salem Dentist (971) 600-0211

Contact Us icon for Oak Park Dental, Salem Dentist Contact Us


Read and Leave a review for Oak Park Dental - Dentist Salem on Google Places Read and Leave a review for Oak Park Dental - Dentist Salem on Yelp
Read & write reviews

Check out Oak Park Dental - Dentist Salem on Twitter Watch Oak Park Dental - Dentist Salem videos on Youtube
Connect with us!
Copyright © 2017-2022 Oak Park Dental and WEO Media (Touchpoint Communications LLC). All rights reserved.  Sitemap | Links
Dentist Salem, OR • Oak Park Dental
Oak Park Dental has been serving Salem/Keizer and the surrounding community since 1987. We provide dental services for the entire family from children to older adults.
Oak Park Dental, 3380 Astoria Way NE, Salem, OR 97305 + (971) 600-0211 + salemsmiles.com + 10/7/2022 + Key Phrases: dentist Salem OR +