Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the speciality of dentistry which includes the diagnosis ,surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases ,injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
We do everything from correcting cleft palate to rebuilding jaws ,cheeks ,noses ,eye sockets and forehead damaged in accidents .we remove complex tumors as well as impacted and nonrecoverable wisdom tooth.
Facial cosmetic surgery is performed to enhance the visual appearance of the facial structures and features .common procedures include rhinoplasty , chin and cheek implants.
Cleft lip and cleft palate are openings or splits in the upper lip , palate or both .the treatment begins at birth .the surgery restores normal function with minimal scarring.
Facial injuries and fractures of the facial skeleton often require immediate surgical attention .the majority of maxillofacial injuries is caused by accidents ,sports mishap and sadly acts of violence.
Oral cancer develops in the tissues of the mouth or throat .lip and oral cavity cancer treatment can include surgery ,radiation therapy or both.
Oral precancerous lesions like oral leaukoplakia , oral submucous fibrosis ,oral erythroplakia and lichen planus have the potential to develop into oral cavity cancer .timely treatment include surgical intervention ,topical and systemic treatment alternatives such as corticosteroids and retinoids .