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Dental Implants

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.

Wisdom Teeth

By the age of 18, the average adult has 32 teeth; 16 teeth on the top and 16 teeth on the bottom.

Walter Michajlenko, DDS, MD
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral Surgeon, Santa Barbara CA

Dr. Walter Michajlenko practices a broad scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in his Santa Barbara location. The doctor provides Oral Surgery services ranging from extraction of wisdom teeth to the repair of facial trauma.
Dr. Michajlenko is an expert in dental implant surgery as well as bone grafting procedures related to dental implant placement. These surgeries may incorporate extraction socket preservation with bone grafting, dental ridge augmentation and sinus lift bone grafting.
Other services include treatment of oral infections, oral biopsiesevaluation of TMJ disorders and oral surgery required for orthodontic treatment.
In addition to bone grafting, Dr. Michajlenko now includes platelet-rich fibrin (PRF)  and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) grafting options in your consultation for another safe, healthy and personal addition/alteration to procedures.

Surgeries incorporate the latest and most innovative techniques so as to ensure the patient’s comfort and best results possible. Dr. Michajlenko utilizes minimally invasive procedures in order to promote greater healing and better overall outcomes. Our philosophy is the Golden Rule: To treat our patients as we would like to be treated.

Our Santa Barbara office includes the latest panorex and CT imaging technology and subsequent software necessary to fully evaluate our patients’ individual needs and anatomy.

Please call our office number to speak to someone in Spanish. Our staff are prepared to answer any questions and offer full explanations and translations for Spanish-speaking individuals, over the phone or in office.

Of course with this extent of experience, Dr. Michajlenko also performs regular dental extractions.
Dr. Michajlenko is trained in the safe delivery of anesthesia to maintain your comfort. Whether you require oral surgery ranging from wisdom teeth to dental implants, the doctor can tailor anesthesia to suit your comfort needs.
Dr. Michajlenko’s assistants are trained and certified in assisting for I.V. sedation within our state of the art office setting.
Please visit our patient information videos where you can learn more about wisdom teeth,dental implants and other Oral Surgery procedures.
Feel free to call us for any questions you may have. We will be happy to schedule a consultation to discuss your specific Oral Surgery requirements.

Our office is located at 2780 State Street Suite 9, Santa Barbara, CA.

If you are a first-time patient and wish to fill out your registration paperwork before your appointment date, please follow this link to our Registration page to print out, fill out, and bring in both forms on the day of your appointment. Also please bring a valid form of identification for us to make a copy of for our records, and also your most current dental insurance card and/or ID number.

Call our office at Santa Barbara Office Phone Number 805-687-5541 with questions or to make an appointment today!

Dental Implants Santa Barbara CA

Dental implants 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 and can smile with confidence, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved.

Dental implants are changing the way people live. With them, people are rediscovering the comfort and confidence to eat, speak, laugh and enjoy life. For more information about dental implants or to schedule a consultation appointment, call our office in Santa Barbara, CA at Santa Barbara Office Phone Number 805-687-5541.

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.

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