What is Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery?
Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery is the largest discipline of dentistry that deals with advanced implantology practices, such as dental implants, bone augmentation and sinus lift and with diagnosis and medical and surgical treatments of congenital and acquired disorders of mouth, teeth and jaw and mandibular and maxillofacial deformities as well as traumatic, functional and aesthetic disorders.
Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial surgeons carry out surgeries for disorders, such as wisdom teeth, impacted teeth, temporomandibular joint disorders, jaw cysts, jaw fractures, lengthening of the jaw bone, dental implants and resection of the apex. Dentists should pass an exam and joint a specialty program in order to be awarded as Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial surgeon. They are qualified as Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the end of a 5-year program.
What are the indications of Jaw Surgery?
Jaw surgery operations should be carried out by specialists for conditions written below.
- Diseases of jaw bone.
- Infections of mouth, jaw and face
- Wisdom teeth, impacted teeth
- Jaw fractures
- Advanced implant procedures
- Cleft lip and palate
- Lost soft and hard tissue
- Diseases of salivary glands
- Intraosseous lesions
- Cysts and tumors of the jaw
- Joint disorders
- Maxillofacial anomalies
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint diseases
Although local anesthesia ensures adequate numbness for jaw surgeries, general anesthesia can be administered for specialized jaw surgery operations that involve mouth, jaw and face.
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