Dr. La Puma uses techniques designed with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. He can diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures. Dr. La Puma frequently places implants to restore function to missing teeth, removes wisdom teeth that have become symptomatic, and works closely with dentists and specialists for more complex treatment.
Dr. La Puma is a licensed anesthesiologist in the state of California and offers a wide variety of outpatient sedation options including general anesthesia, oral sedation, and nitrous oxide - all within a state of the art office facility.
Our surgical assistants are specially trained in oral surgery and general anesthesia and our front office staff is widely experienced in the complexities of insurance billing.
Dr. Michael La Puma practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implants and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery and oral pathology.