Evergreen Oral Surgery in Tacoma WA
Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Andrew P. Wightman, DMD manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Wightman practices a full scope of OMS surgery with expertise ranging from dental implants and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We also diagnose and treat facial trauma, including facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.
From the moment you enter our state of the art practice you will feel the warmth of being surrounded by people who care deeply about your health, about your needs, and about your comfort. Our professional staff greet you by name, and every effort will be made to make your visit as stress free as possible. We will take as much time as needed to answer ALL of your questions and to describe your procedures in as much detail as you would like. You will also find that we are in constant communication with your dentist to make sure that everyone is on the same page and that your care will smoothly transition from your dentist to our office and back.
Dr. Wightman focuses his energy on making sure you receive the most technologically advanced care available anywhere in the world. He searches the country and the world for the best continuing education opportunities, making sure he remains at the top of his field.
The surgical staff at Evergreen Oral Surgery are experienced Washington State Registered and Certified Dental Assistants. They have also received additional training through D.A.A.N.C.E., acquiring their certification in dental anesthesia. All staff are also informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified.