Oral & Maxillofacial

What are the different types of treatments that can be treated by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon?

With experience and expertise, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon can diagnose and treat oral cancer, deformities of the face, teeth which are impacted and severe infections in the maxillofacial areas. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can perform dentoalveolar surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, render pathological tests and biopsies with treatment and undertake placement of dental implants in spite of serious and severe health conditions of the patient with bone loss and gum disease besides correcting facial deformities.

Who are the candidates who need corrective surgery of the jaw?

People or patients who have an irregular bite that results from jaws or teeth that are misaligned need corrective jaw surgery. Some people have the problem where the lower and upper jaws do not have a synchronized growth rate with others having birth defects and injuries that impact jaw alignment. When there is misalignment of the jaws, corrective surgery of the jaw is needed.