Oral Surgery in Clearwater, FL

At Clearwater Dental Associates, we offer a wide range of oral surgeries under one roof, so you can receive all your dental care needs from the same team you know and trust. Our doctors offer top oral surgeries in Clearwater, FL, and beyond, because we consider your smile goals and your total-body health when crafting your custom treatment plan!

Sedation Dentistry For Oral Surgeries

oral surgery in Clearwater, FL - your friendly dentistWe offer a variety of oral surgeries, all performed by experienced and compassionate staff. At Clearwater Dental Associates, we also offer safe, advanced sedation dentistry services for patients who experience dental anxiety or have special healthcare needs.

We'll make you feel comfortable as possible during your procedure by using sedation dentistry for an anxiety-free experience. Your dentist will examine your medical history during your consultation to determine the safest sedation level for you!

Dental Implants

If you're missing one or more teeth, Dr. Matthew Burton's team can provide a long-lasting solution with dental implants! Dental implants provide durable, natural-looking tooth replacement solutions using titanium posts implanted into the jawbone. They are built to last for life and don't require dietary restrictions.

We offer the following dental implant systems:

Bone Grafting

Periodontal disease can destroy the jawbone, making it impossible to support a dental implant without specialized treatment. If you are suffering from this condition, Dr. Matthew Burton may recommend bone grafting (also called natural bone regeneration). This treatment can allow the jaw to safely hold a dental implant. This specialized approach, can also stimulate jawbone regeneration, resulting in a stronger, healthier, jaw!

Sinus Lift Surgery

Sinus lift surgery, also known as maxillary sinus elevation, is performed on patients with insufficient bone height to support a dental implant or if the sinuses are too big or close for an implant. This surgery allows for more excellent stability of implants by using grafts taken from another part of your body (another tooth root!). Our team typically performs sinus lift surgery to provide more security for dental implants.

Ridge Augmentation

Clearwater Dental Associates dentists performing an oral surgery procedure on a patientAfter tooth extraction, a bone graft is placed directly into the empty socket where the roots once were. This helps recreate natural gum and jaw shapes after an extraction. Ridge augmentation can be used to prevent the deterioration of jawbone that would otherwise occur following tooth extraction, making it possible for patients to use dentures or receive dental implants.

Ridge augmentation procedures have been proven to benefit the overall health of a patient's smile and improve their appearance. In addition Recreates a natural bone and gum ridge, which enhances the appearance of your smile and stability for long-term function. It also reduces gaps between the gums and dental restorations.

Dental Extractions

Tooth extractions are performed as part of emergency treatment following an accident or injury, such as a broken jaw; they can also be scheduled so that the patient's mouth is free of teeth when orthodontic work (straightening teeth) is done.

Dr. Burton and his dental team perform extractions for patients who experience pain or discomfort and have infections caused by damaged teeth. In some cases, a surgical extraction may be required; in others, simple extractions are all needed to remove the tooth. Dr. Matthew Burton performs a dental exam and takes digital x-rays to determine the extent of damage before performing any extractions.

  • Impacted or painful wisdom teeth
  • Decayed or infected teeth
  • Severely damaged teeth
  • Crowded teeth in need of orthodontics
  • Preparing for dentures or dental implants
  • Retained baby teeth

Wisdom Tooth Removal

Dr. Burton performing oral surgery on a patientWisdom teeth are extra molars that grow at the back of the mouth and will often need removal to avoid excess tooth pain and crowding. Your dentist will determine when it's best for you or your child to have wisdom teeth removed using his advanced diagnostic tools.

At Clearwater Dental Associates, we perform a variety of wisdom teeth removal surgeries, including those on impacted teeth!


For babies who require surgical treatment for a tongue-tie or lip-tie, frenectomies are a safe, easy way to loosen the tight tissue without scalpel blades. We use gentle laser technology that can complete this procedure in just minutes!

Schedule Your Surgical Consultation with Clearwater Dental Associates

When you or your family member need oral surgery, call to schedule your surgical consultation to receive expert guidance from our team! We offer a selection of oral surgeries to meet your family's needs, as well as customized sedation dentistry to those who need extra support to stay relaxed throughout their visit.

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