Our Services

At South Texas Oral Surgery, our goal is to make a difference in the lives of those with oral surgical needs. We want our patients to feel confident that they are in good caring hands and will strive to help each patient, to have a comfortable and pleasant experience.

Oral Surgery Services

Dr. Leonhart is skilled in a variety of procedures and techniques that can help to improve your teeth, gums and overall quality of life. Our team is dedicated to providing you high quality care in a painless, stress free environment. Call us today with any questions or to setup an appointment.

Canine exposures are necessary when: One or two of the teeth “get stuck” in the jaw bone and do not erupt into the mouth. This can make it difficult for
A team-oriented effort between an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, such as Dr. Leonhart, and your restorative dentist will be essential for a successful dental implant experience. Dr. Leonhart leads our
To ease patients discomfort and better manage anxiety and pain, Dr. Leonhart uses Intravenous (I.V.) Sedation. The medications used for I.V. Sedation and Oral Sedation in dentistry are from a
In preparation for dental implant surgery, the health of the jawbone must be carefully evaluated at the location of the future dental implant. If the jawbone is too thin or
The third molars, commonly known as the wisdom teeth, are particularly prone to problems both above the gum line as well as below. These are the last teeth to come
When you have an extraction, it’s natural that changes will occur in your mouth afterward. Your dentist may give you instructions to follow after the extraction, and it’s important to
An injury that involves the structures of the face, including the jaw bone, is known as maxillofacial trauma. This type of trauma can involve cuts in the skin, obstructions in
Our oral surgery practice utilizes cone-beam CT (computed tomography) technology to generate high quality 3-D radiographic images. These incredibly accurate images provide us with detailed and precise clinical information which
The study and diagnosis of diseases that affect the oral cavity is known as oral pathology. As an oral surgeon, Dr. Leonhart possesses particular expertise in oral and maxillofacial pathology,
The preparation of your mouth before the placement of a prosthesis is referred to as pre-prosthetic surgery. Some patients require minor oral surgical procedures before receiving a partial or complete