Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery is a dental surgical specialty which involves the diagnosis, surgery and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the face and the oral cavity.
More simply put, the oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the orthopaedic and the plastic surgeon of the facial region. He or she is an individual who addresses problems ranging from the removal of impacted teeth, replacement of teeth with dental implants, repair of facial fractures, correction of misaligned jaw, treatment of jaw joint disorders, diagnose and treatment of face and jaw pathology and correction of congenital facial deformities.
Simple tooth extractions
Wisdom tooth surgery
Dental implant surgery
Orofacial cyst and tumor surgery
Bone grafting and sinus lift surgery
Correction of Facial bone fractures
Post traumatic facial deformity correction
Corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery)
Treatment of congenital facial deformities including Cleft lip and palate
Temporomandibular joint (Jaw Joint) pain /disorder treatment