Maxillofacial Surgery

09/29/2022by admin0

Among the many specialties of dentistry we have an important area called maxillofacial surgery.

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Maxilofacial Surgery

Among the many specialties of dentistry we have an important area called maxillofacial surgery.

WHAT IS MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY?

Maxillofacial surgery, also known as orthognathic surgery, refers to the medical specialty dedicated to the study, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of problems related to the anatomical structures of the face, skull, head and neck, as well as of the oral cavity, jaws and teeth.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery also includes the study, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of congenital or acquired diseases and facial growth disorders of the entire facial structure.

The specialty covers a wide variety of procedures. The maxillofacial surgery specialist performs from complex craniofacial reconstructive plastic surgery, facial skeleton surgery, face and neck cosmetic surgery procedures to wisdom tooth extractions, apicectomies or placement of dental implants.

The following treatments are performed by a maxillofacial surgery spec ialist:

Reconstruction of the jaws for some reason of genetic malformation, alterations of growth, trauma , etc.

Extraction of oral tumors.

Oral cyst removal.

Complex dental extractions.

Bone grafts.

Extraction of wisdom teeth close to the nerve.

Reconstructions and treatment post oncological treatment in the head and neck area.

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