Oral Surgery | Albany, Salem & Corvallis OR
Welcome to the well-established practice of Dr. Howerton, Dr. Hopkin, Dr. Kennedy & Dr. Clark where we have been serving the communities of Salem, OR, Albany, OR, and Corvallis, OR for over 30 years. Specializing in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, our board-certified doctors are experts in extracting wisdom teeth, placing dental implants, and administering IV sedation/general anesthesia. It is our mission to provide optimal patient care with the utmost integrity, treating each and every patient with compassion, respect and gentle kindness.
Why An Oral Surgeon?
In addition to dental school, Dr. Howerton, Dr. Hopkin, Dr. Kennedy and Dr. Clark have completed 4-6 years of residency training, where they were trained specifically in surgery and IV sedation/general anesthesia. The extensive expertise, experience, training of our oral and maxillofacial specialists ensures excellent care in our state-of-the-art facility.
What Sets Us Apart:
- Our 4 oral surgeons are board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
- Our staff is trained in assisting our doctors with general anesthesia and IV sedation.
- Our doctors maintain local hospital privileges at Salem Hospital, Albany General Hospital and Northbank Surgical Center.
- All our assistants are D.A.A.N.C.E. (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination) certified and play a major role in providing team anesthesia to our patients.
- We have 3 convenient location in Salem, Albany, and Corvallis.
Wisdom Teeth Removal
Our practice specializes in extracting wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, and our qualified team is trained in working with young people to make them feel as comfortable and confident as possible. Although these procedures are common and encouraged, they can be painful. Committed to exceptional patient care, our surgeons are experienced in delivering IV sedation/general anesthesia while making every effort to completely remove the molars and minimize discomfort.
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Implant Restorative Treatment
As a premier provider of all types of teeth replacement options, our number one goal is to provide your missing tooth with a replacement that is long lasting and looks natural. We invite you to schedule a consultation with Drs. Howerton, Hopkin, Kennedy or Clark. They can fully examine your jaw, take X-rays, and determine the treatment that would be right for you. We offer a full menu of restorative treatments, including All-on-4® treatment concept, Zygomatic Implants, and Immediate Implants. Our primary goal is a happy, healthy smile on each member of your family!
IV Sedation/General Anesthesia/Local Anesthesia
Anesthesia is an essential part of every oral surgery procedure, and thankfully, there are a wide variety of choices available to us today. We can block pain, calm nerves, and even give you a restful sleep while we carry out your procedure. Oral surgeons are trained and qualified in all types of anesthesia and have spent at least four years in residency in a hospital, learning how to evaluate, deliver, and monitor patients under IV sedation/general anesthesia. We are here to answer any questions you may have and ensure the best experience possible.