Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons
specialise in treatment of the mouth, face and jaws. (‘Maxillo’ comes from maxilla, the major bone of the upper jaw.) There is a wide range of procedures. Dentoalveolar surgery (to the teeth and bone that surrounds it) includes: removing and transplanting teeth; inserting dental implants; soft tissue or bone grafting; apicectomy (root tip removal); pericision or fibrotomy (detachment of the fibres that attach the tooth to the bone via the gum); and frenectomy (removal of tissue). Orthognathic surgery treats conditions of the face and jaws related to structure and growth, temporomandibular (
) joint (the jaw joint); malocclusions (improper bites) or other
surgery includes treating trauma (injuries) such as broken teeth and jaws, and tissue trauma. It also treats a range of other disorders, including of the soft tissues and salivary glands.
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Our aim is to create the ideal treatment plan and outcomes for the patient’s individual requirements, across the areas of IMDO, Jaw Surgery, Facial Implants, Dental Implants, and Sleep Apnea correction . . . .