Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral & Maxillofacial (OMF) Surgery is a combination of dental, medical and surgical expertise required in the diagnosis, treatment and surgery of diseases, injuries,mouth ulcers and defects affecting the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of mouth, jaws, face and neck (oral and maxillofacial region). In simple words, the oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the orthopaedic surgeon of the facial region. The surgeons specializes in surgery of the teeth, the jaw, facial muscles and bones, ranging from the most difficult tooth extractions to the most complicated fractures. Indications for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery:

  • Wisdom teeth
  • Jaw, oral, or facial cyst
  • Trauma
  • Dental implants
  • Jaw tumors and cancers
  • Bone grafts and tooth implants
  • Facial and jaw reconstruction
  • Facial fractures
  • Facial malformations (cleft lips etc.)
  • Temporo-mandibular joint problems
  • Mouth ulcers and infections