Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery Dentist Holland, MI

Our dentist in Holland, Michigan, may recommend oral surgery if you have an impacted wisdom tooth or wish to replace a missing tooth with a dental implant. While there are plenty of oral surgical procedures, Dr. Habecker will know what treatment plan is best for your smile.

Here’s what you need to know.

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth are third molars that erupt through the gum line between the ages of 17 and 25. However, you may need wisdom teeth removal if they are impacted or if there’s simply not enough room in your jaw to accommodate the extra teeth.

Our Holland dentist will keep track of your wisdom teeth when they first form by taking X-rays and determining their trajectory before they erupt through the gums. If our dentist sees that your wisdom teeth will come in crooked (impacted), he will recommend wisdom teeth surgery.

Impacted wisdom teeth can push other teeth out of alignment, undoing years of orthodontic work and increasing your risk of infection if the tooth gets stuck under the gum.

Dental Implant Surgery

If you have recently lost a tooth, Dr. Habecker may recommend dental implant surgery.  A dental implant is a titanium rod the doctor inserts into your jawbone to act much like a natural tooth root would. This rod will eventually support an abutment and a dental crown. The dental implant procedure gives you the appearance and function of a natural tooth.

Learn More About Dental Implants

Other Types of Oral Surgery

There are a variety of teeth, gum, and jaw issues that warrant oral surgery. Depending on the complexity of the dental procedure, our dentist may do the surgery himself or refer you to someone else.

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Habecker

Dr. Brenton Habecker is an experienced dentist in Holland, MI. To schedule an appointment and learn if you’re a candidate for oral surgery, please call Macatawa Smiles at (616) 396-7524. You may also fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will reach out to you soon.


Dear Patient Family,

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for all of us. Many of you have been forced to wait for dental care and we appreciate your understanding while we kept our office closed to follow orders from the Governor's Office.

We are happy to say that we are opening our office for all patient treatment on June 1st, 2020. Our hours of operation will go back to normal, Monday-Thursday 8am - 5pm. We want you to know that there will be some changes at your next appointment. Please be patient with us as our protocols will inevitably change as new guidelines are released.

  • We ask that you use our parking lot as the waiting room.
  • Please wear a mask when you come into the office and leave it on until entering the treatment room. Homemade is acceptable.
  • Only the person receiving treatment should come in the building, all others will be asked to wait in the car if at all possible. The exception will be for our minor patients who may have one parent accompany them.
  • We will be asking you some questions when you arrive at the office and we will also be taking your temperature.
  • We will not be able to offer magazines, drinks, or toys at this time as they cannot be disinfected to our standards. Eventually this will change and we will be happy to offer our amenities once again.

These changes have been made to adhere to the latest CDC guidelines and for the benefit of our patients and our staff. We want you to know that our office has always taken the safety of our patients very seriously and that we will continue to follow the highest levels of sterilization and disinfection to keep you protected. If you would like more information on what measures we have taken we would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

We cannot say how excited we are to see all of our patients again and to provide for their dental needs. We look forward to seeing all of your smiling faces soon!

Dr. Habecker and Team