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As Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Drs. Walters, Smith, Ferguson, & James manage a wide variety of problems relating to the Mouth, Teeth and Facial Regions. Drs. Walters, Smith, Ferguson, & James practice a full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise ranging from Corrective Jaw Surgery and Wisdom Tooth Removal. They can also diagnose and treat Facial Pain, Facial Injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of Dental Implant procedures. Our offices are located in Metairie and Gretna, Louisiana.
Oral Surgery Services, L.L.C. is open Monday - Thursday from 8 am until 5 pm and Friday 8 am until 3 pm. We will schedule your appointment as promptly as possible. If you have pain or an emergency situation, every attempt will be made to see you that day.
The implants themselves are tiny titanium posts which are inserted into the jawbone where teeth are missing. These metal anchors act as tooth root substitutes. They are surgically placed into the jawbone. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Small posts are then attached to the implant which protrude through the gums. These posts provide stable anchors for artificial replacement teeth.