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Our Services

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The majority of people have four third molars — or wisdom teeth — which usually appear between the ages of 13 and 24. Removal of wisdom teeth is recommended when the jaw becomes crowded and other teeth are affected, the wisdom tooth is impacted or misaligned, or another serious issue develops, such as an infection or a cyst.



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Our Staff

At South Central Oral Surgeons, you not only get the best dental care– you get the highest degree of customer service, too. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is dedicated to making your experience as pleasant and stress-free as possible.

Our Doctors

Dr. Timothy Pliske

Dr. Timothy Pliske was born and raised in Northwest, Indiana. After graduating from Andrean High School in 1985, he completed his undergraduate degree at Wabash ... >> read more

Dr. David Howell

Dr. David Howell was born and raised in Indianapolis and graduated from North Central High School. After completing his undergraduate degree in Biology at Indiana University, Dr. Howell ... >> read more

Our Facilities

Dr. Howell started South Central Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice in 1984 ... >> read more

South Central Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, located in Bloomington & Bedford Indiana, provides a variety of procedures involving: Wisdom Teeth, Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, Oral Pathology, Intravenous Sedation, TMJ Disorder, Facial Trauma, and Orthognathic Surgery including Bedford, Bloomington, Brazil, Columbus, Jasper, Linton, Martinsville, Mitchell, Terre Haute, Vincennes, and Washington, Indiana.