Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery (facial) is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaw and the hard and soft tissues of the oral region.
Often seen as the bridge between dentistry and medicine, the specialty is extensive.
Some treatments include:
- Head and neck cancer – microvascular reconstruction
- Cosmetic facial surgery (facelift, rhinoplasty, or removal of any concerns)
- Craniofacial surgery and pediatric maxillofacial surgery (cleft lip and palate repair, surgery for craniosynostosis, etc.).
- Cranio-maxillofacial trauma (soft tissue and skeletal injuries to the face, head and neck).
Due to the nature of the work, oral and maxillofacial surgeons often work alongside a variety of specialists in other fields.
This often includes diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial pain and impacted teeth.
Ormiston Hospital safely treats these issues by way of surgery in our modern hospital environment. Supported by world class facilities know you are in the best hands with one of our expert surgeons.