Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

Maxillofacial surgeons include rectifying and treating injuries or obstacles in the anatomical areas of mouth, jaw, neck, head and other facial tissues.

Frequently Asked Questions

Popular Treatments for Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon

This is a popular but limited list of treatments for Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon. Some Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon locations may provide more or less treatment options than others.

Dental Implants

Implants can be placed by either a general or specialist dentist. The type of dentist that performs the implant is less important than the training and experience of the dentist.

Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Facial cosmetic surgery is for the patient who decides to cosmetically change or improve the appearance of their face, mouth, teeth and jaws.

Facial Reconstruction

Facial reconstruction is a highly specialized surgery that covers the entire anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, and skull, as well as the associated structures. Usually performed on patients whose facial appearance and structure has been affected by physical trauma or illness.

Fixing Dental Implants

Dental implants are known to have a 90% success rate but if you fall victim to a failure you may end up seeing an oral surgeon for corrective solutions.

Orthognathic Surgery

This procedure aims to re-align your jaw to correct a wide range of dental irregularities. Orthognathic surgery also known as corrective jaw surgery can improve chewing, speaking and breathing.

Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is the removal of teeth from the jaw bone socket.

Treatment of Oral Cancers

Surgery is often the first treatment for removing oral cancers and is performed by a highly trained oral surgeon.

More information, references and sources.

Here are some external links that may contain useful information about Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon.

Name Description
The American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons Leaders in the Education, Art, and Science of Facial Reconstruction.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS).