PRECISE, COMFORTABLE & SAFE ORAL SURGERY CARROLLWOOD
Comprehensive, Experienced and Precise Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Carrollwood Patients
If you need oral surgery in Carrollwood, contact Theodore J. Grellner, DDS, PA, your local board-certified maxillofacial surgeon. From wisdom teeth removal and tooth extractions to bone grafting and dental implants, Dr. Grellner and his team possess all the necessary knowledge and skills to make your surgery a success. With over 30 years of experience Dr. Grellner is the local expert often called upon by dentists in Carrollwood to help solve the most complicated cases. From your initial consultation to your final visit, our goal is to provide you with the highest level of care, treating you with respect, courtesy, and compassion.
Why Choose Dr. Grellner?
Whether you need teeth extracted, wisdom teeth removed, bone grafting done or a dental implant, you want the best possible provider to perform the procedure for you. Dr. Grellner is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon that has extensive experience, education, and training in tooth extractions, dental implants, bone grafting and anesthesia. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr Grellner has completed formal medical training that includes dental school and hospital residency programs focusing on the bone, skin and muscle of the face, jaw, and mouth. His practice focuses solely on surgical procedures to treat his patients. Having dedicated his career to the field of dentistry and oral surgery Dr. Grellner is recognized by patients and colleagues for his techniques to reduce the risks associated with oral surgery while giving a faster, more comfortable recovery from anesthesia and surgery. Dr. Grellner has the highest credentials, surgical skills, education, experience, and judgement to perform safe and successful procedures.
The Ideal Age for Wisdom Teeth Removal
The timing of your wisdom extraction is critically important to ensuring an optimally comfortable experience. As we age, our roots quickly harden and mature – in fact, a teenager’s jawbone is considerably softer than that of someone in their 20’s. When a mature tooth root is pulled it can potentially damage the nerve below the tooth causing numbness. With more than three decades of experience, Dr. Grellner can create a wisdom tooth extraction plan for you that reduces discomfort and complications, while expediting healing.
QuickRecover(™) IV General Anesthesia
Whether it’s you or a loved one who needs to have oral surgery, you want it to be a comfortable, anxiety-free and safe experience. When choosing an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, you certainly want a surgeon who is skilled surgically, but isn’t the quality, sophistication and safety of the anesthetic just as important?
While there are many different methods of anesthesia being offered, from taking a long-acting sleeping pill to a variety of IV anesthetic drugs, the best and safest sleep is one that can be adjusted up or down to meet your individual needs and can be stopped when it is no longer needed.
Sometimes a tooth has suffered such extensive damage from decay or trauma that it cannot be saved. If you need a tooth extraction, rest assured that Dr. Grellner can perform one for you that reduces any discomfort to an absolute minimum. His gentle and methodical surgical approach keeps your comfort in mind, and minimizes recovery times. He can replace lost teeth with dental implants.
Not only did he satisfactorily complete his specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery while in the USAF, but also he invested additional time and effort later to successfully pass two board-certification exams: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology.
If you have suffered tooth loss, trauma, or a congenital jaw defect, you may have a weakened jawbone. To fortify the jawbone, a bone graft may be necessary. Dr. Grellner has the skills and expertise to perform a bone graft that will efficiently prepare your jaw for placing dental implants. His highly specialized technique (called a ridge split) can minimize the risks involved in this delicate surgical process. Patients can also enjoy a quicker recovery time, so they are on the road to receiving their dental implants sooner.
Are you missing teeth, or have dentures that slip out of place? You might benefit from dental implants. Dental implants are titanium posts that are surgically implanted in the jawbone. Since the dental implant serves the function of a tooth root, they provide stable and dependable support for a crown (that looks like a tooth). Dr. Grellner can perform a dental implant procedure to replace teeth, restoring the balance of your smile and bite. Implants have the added benefit of potentially lasting a lifetime.
Dentures can also be affixed securely to implants, elminating the worry about your dentures slipping out of place, or compromising your speech.
For A Comfortable, Precise Oral Surgery Experience in Carrollwood, Contact Theodore J. Grellner, DDS, PA
Dr. Theodore Grellner strives to ensure the best oral surgery experience possible in a comfortable environment at his specialized Tampa Palms office. Your surgery will be planned and executed to minimize post-surgical discomfort and reduce the risk of potential complications. We understand that many patients are anxious about even simple dental treatments. The risk of oral surgery adds a layer of further discomfort. With a history of unpleasant experiences in the dentist’s chair himself, Dr. Grellner deeply emphasizes with that anxiety. Consequently, patient comfort forms a cornerstone of his practice. To this end, he focuses on three specific factors: timing, anesthesia, and technique. Contact us today
‘’Certified by both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, Dr. Grellner has been practicing as an oral surgeon for more than three decades..’’
We’ve probably all heard of or even met dentists who are more interested in sales than people. Dr. Grellner is the exact opposite. He presents the options, tells you what he’d like you to consider, but never objects to the choice you make. 100% integrity is what you can expect.
His skills are amazing. I had no post-op discomfort the three times he operated on me. Between him and his staff you feel like you’re the ONLY thing that matters to them.
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