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Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial surgery is a surgical specialisation within the scope of dentistry. It involves the treatment or rectification of diseases, injuries, and defects pertaining to the face, jaw, or mouth. It deals with problems of the bones and tissues of your jaw and lower face(maxillofacial area).

Maxillofacial procedures treat jaw problems, such as:
• Bone grafting or transplanting bone from another area of the body to replace bone that’s missing in the jaw
• Reconstructing the jaw to correct an abnormal bite
• Treating Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders that affect the area where the lower jaw attaches to your skull
• Treating injuries related to trauma to the face, jaw, and mouth.
• Correcting congenital (present at birth) abnormalities such as cleft lip and palate
• Diagnosing and treating cysts, tumours, cancer, and other growths in your head and neck
• Diagnosing reasons for chronic facial pain.
• Treating facial trauma (injury), such as facial fractures or damaged maxillofacial tissue

Our Expert Consultants

Dr. Girish S
Consultant maxillofacial surgeon