driven towards excellence in dental implants
and oral and facial surgery

Oral & maxillofacial surgery – Carbondale, IL

Uncompromising Quality

Comprehensive Expertise

Unwavering Passion

For treatments as complex as full mouth rehabilitation or facial plastic surgery, you never want to compromise on the team you choose. Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires a meticulous balance of skill, artistry, and technology to achieve personalized outcomes that last a lifetime. Don’t go just anywhere; go to the passionate team whose specialized training and decades of experience have established them as leaders in orofacial surgical care in Southern Illinois.

With a commitment to excellence and over 45 years of combined experience, the expertise of our oral and maxillofacial surgeons is comprehensive, ranging from wisdom tooth extraction and dental implants to periodontal therapy and facial surgery. We remain dedicated to your comfort by leveraging minimally invasive techniques, advanced surgical technologies, and office-based anesthesia. If you are searching for an oral surgeon in Carbondale, IL, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of Carbondale!

45 Years Combined Experience
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Over 45 years of combined experience
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Over 600 dental implants placed each year
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Over 5,000 extractions completed each year

Our Facility

Meet the Surgeons


Frederick Gustave, DDS

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Frederick Gustave, DDS

Dr. Gustave has established himself as one of the leading oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the Carbondale, IL community and beyond. With decades of experience, he specializes in wisdom teeth extractions, reconstructive orthognathic surgery, and orofacial trauma care. He is board-certified by the American Board of Oral Implantology and a member of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery as well as a founding member of GROWS Study Club, a bi-state association of surgeons and restorative dentists.

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Billy B. Laun II, DDS

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Billy B. Laun II, DDS

Dr. Billy Laun was born and raised on a farm just outside of Pawnee City, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Nebraska’s College of Dentistry and then completed his surgical training at the University of Buffalo where he was exposed to the full scope of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Our Featured Services

Dental Implants

Whether you’re missing one tooth or all your teeth, choose the permanent solution with dental implants. Our surgeons place over 600 dental implants each year using guided techniques that secure the long-term function and health of your restoration. We offer a comprehensive range of dental implant , including Full Mouth Dental implants , to treat patients with simple to complex cases.

Wisdom Teeth Extractions

If you have impacted wisdom teeth or need multiple extractions, choose our oral surgeons who complete over 5,000 extractions each year. We are the experts in wisdom teeth extractions and removal of problem teeth with immediate placement of dental implants. Our surgeons are also trained and licensed to offer IV sedation to ensure a comfortable, pain-free appointment.

Periodontal Surgery

Dental implants can decay if infection affects the surrounding tissues and bone. Treating peri-implantitis is similar to treating gum disease. We use the PerioLase MVP-7 dental laser to eradicate bacteria and diseased tissues.

Facial Aesthetics

Look and feel your best with personalized and lasting facial aesthetic treatment. Dr. Laun specializes in facial surgery for cosmetic and functional purposes, from rhinoplasty and jaw surgery to eyelid surgery and chin contouring. Dr. Laun is also trained in non-surgical treatments, including BOTOX®, Kybella®, and Juvéderm®.

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