Dr Andrew Bridgeman

Melbourne

About Dr Andrew Bridgeman

Dr Andrew Bridgeman is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Armadale, VIC, Australia.

The following description is a generic description for the category and does not necessarily reference all the services/ procedures offered by Dr Andrew Bridgeman.


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and 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 (TMJ) joint (the jaw joint); malocclusions (improper bites) or other orthodontic problems. Maxillofacial 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.

Contact Dr Andrew Bridgeman

03 9500 1117

Ste 1, 87 Wattletree Rd, Armadale

87 Wattletree Rd Melbourne VIC 3143 Australia
Page last updated on 23 November 2017