Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires an additional four years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Drs. Larry D. Chesley and Rhys P. Strasia manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and the facial regions. Drs. Chesley and Strasia practice the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from wisdom tooth removal, dental implants, to corrective jaw surgery. For your comfort, we are also highly trained and skilled providers of in office IV anesthesia and we maintain our certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Treatment for jaw pathology, correction of sleep apnea related to jaw position, diagnosis and treatment of facial fractures, as well as a variety of reconstructive procedures is also offered. Our registered nurses, Laresa Chesley and Mary Cluck, offer medical grade facial rejuvenation, BOTOX®, and Juvederm.
High Plains Oral and Facial Surgeons has been an established practice in Amarillo and the oral and maxillofacial surgery office of choice for over 55 years. Dentists and physicians from the Texas Panhandle as well as Western Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Panhandle, Southwest Kansas, Southeastern Colorado, and Eastern New Mexico have entrusted their patients to High Plains Oral and Facial Surgeons for their oral and maxillofacial referrals.
It is our mission at High Plains Oral and Facial Surgeons to greatly exceed your expectations in all areas of your care. Our treatment decisions are based on how we would want ourselves or our families treated. We feel this is the true measure of high quality care.
Dental implants are changing the way people live. They are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved. Patients with dental implants can smile with confidence.
Dental Implant Presentation: To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.
Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt within the mouth. When they align properly and gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed. Unfortunately, this does not generally happen.
Wisdom Tooth Presentation: To provide you with a better understanding of wisdom tooth extraction, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to wisdom tooth extraction are discussed.
Orthognathic surgery is needed when jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't seem to fit with jaws. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics and corrective jaw surgery repositions a misaligned jaw. This not only improves facial appearance, but also ensures that teeth meet correctly and function properly.
Jaw Surgery Presentation: To provide you with a better understanding of orthognathic surgery, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to orthognathic surgery are discussed.