William F. Hohlt DDS


Oral Surgeon (Maxillofacial Surgeon)

Oral surgeons (also called maxillofacial surgeons) are dentists who specialize in surgery of the mouth and jaw. Oral surgeons treat and reconstruct areas of the face, head, or neck after an injury or surgery. They prepare the jaw for denture construction, and they treat temporomandibular (TMD) joint problems. Also, they…

Oral Surgeon (Maxillofacial Surgeon)

Oral surgeons (also called maxillofacial surgeons) are dentists who specialize in surgery of the mouth and jaw. Oral surgeons treat and reconstruct areas of the face, head, or neck after an injury or surgery. They prepare the jaw for denture construction, and they treat temporomandibular (TMD) joint problems. Also, they…

Orthodontist

Orthodontists are dentists with extra training who specialize in straightening teeth and correcting a poor bite (malocclusion). They can diagnose, prevent, and treat problems with teeth and jaws. Orthodontists are skilled in any combination of extraction, braces (fixed appliances), and removable appliances that move the…

Orthodontist

Orthodontists are dentists with extra training who specialize in straightening teeth and correcting a poor bite (malocclusion). They can diagnose, prevent, and treat problems with teeth and jaws. Orthodontists are skilled in any combination of extraction, braces (fixed appliances), and removable appliances that move the…

Extracting Teeth for Malocclusion Treatment

Serial extraction is the carefully planned and selective removal of baby ( primary ) teeth to create room for incoming permanent ( secondary ) teeth. Dentists or orthodontists consider removing teeth because after age 8, the space for a child’s teeth (arch length) doesn’t increase. Severe crowding of teeth at this age…