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Bone Grafting

Bone grafting is commonly used to restore implant sites that otherwise do not have adequate bone structure due to previous extractions, gum disease or injuries.

Wisdom Teeth

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

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 very much like natural teeth.

Wilmington DE Oral Surgeon

Oral Surgery & Dental Implants in Wilmington

Louis K. Rafetto DMD

Wilmington Oral Surgeon Louis K. Rafetto DMD manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. He practices what is known as the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise including reconstructive jaw surgery, bone grafting, and wisdom tooth removal. He can also diagnose and treat facial injuries and performs a full range of dental implant procedures.

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Wilmington Office Phone Number 302-477-1800 Email Us

Our office is located at: 3512 Silverside Road, Suite 12, Wilmington, DE. 19810

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  • Office Hours: Monday – Thursday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM and Fridays from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.
  • Experience and Expertise

    Dr. Rafetto was President of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2015 – 2016) and has been an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (the group that grants board certification to the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) and has served as co-chairman for the development of a portion of the examination.

    He is Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Director of Surgical Implantology and Alveolar Reconstruction at Christiana Care’s residency training program. He is an active member of Health Volunteers Overseas and has lectured and volunteered surgical services in a number of countries including those in Asia, India, South and Central America and Haiti.

    For more information about Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons visit http://myoms.org/

    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 very much like natural teeth. For the person who has lost teeth, they offer the chance to regain the ability to eat normally with teeth that appear as natural as possible.

    Please see AAOMS website for additional information on the link below:

    OMS Link

    Dental Implants 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.

    Dental Implants Presentation

    Wisdom Teeth Extraction

    Removal of wisdom teeth is advisable when they do not have adequate space to erupt properly into the mouth and have healthy surrounding gum tissue. They may grow sideways, partially emerge from the gum and even remain trapped beneath the gum and bone (impaction). Impacted teeth can take many positions in the bone as they attempt to find a pathway that will allow them to erupt successfully.

    Link below to listen to interview and article Dr. Rafetto did with NPR about Wisdom Teeth

    https://www.marketplace.org/2016/09/19/world/wisdom-getting-your-wisdom-teeth-removed

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