Patient Services

Teeth Extractions / Pre-Prosthetic Surgery

Dr. Shaver and Hammen have extensive oral and maxillofacial surgical training that includes dental extractions and preparing your mouth for the placement of a prosthesis.

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Wisdom teeth (a.k.a 3rd Molars) are the last teeth to develop. Their removal is recommended when they fail to properly erupt into the mouth.

Impacted Canines

Drs. Shaver and Hammen can provide the surgical access needed to expose and bond impacted canine teeth.

Bone Grafting

There are many situations that arise where bone grafting may be beneficial to you. The procedures and products in our office are safe and highly successful.


Drs. Shaver and Hammen are formally trained in the delivery of anesthesia. Both surgeons completed their training programs at the University of Cincinnati, and have years of experience in delivering patient anesthetic.

Dental Implants

Dental implants are titanium posts that mimic the root of a tooth that are surgically placed into the jawbone. Once placed, a small amount of time is allowed for the bone to fuse or osseointegrate to the implant.


Drs. Shaver and Hammen practice also involves the diagnosis and treatment of oral and peri-oral lesions. Their training included both general and oral pathology although their primary focus is on oral and facial pathology.

Facial and Dental Trauma

Drs. Shaver and Hammen are oral and maxillofacial surgeons that are highly trained in the management of oral and facial trauma.