Any surgical procedure performed on your teeth, gums, jaws or other oral structures. This includes extractions, gums surgery , tooth extraction gum grafts and jaw surgeries like platting of mandible and maxilla. Oral surgery is usually performed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeons. People undergo oral surgery procedures when the problems that they have with their teeth, mouth or jaw cannot be fixed with other dentistry procedures. While the prospect of surgery can be scary to a lot of people, these procedures are routinely done by team oro dental, so there is no need to worry.