Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial surgery refers to the extensive branch of dentistry that deals with the severe problems related to jaws, face, mouth and neck. The problems include oral cancers, impacted teeth, facial disproportion, salivary gland diseases, facial pain, temporomandibular joint disorders, mouth ulcers, and pathology of jaw bones, cyst and tumors. Maxillofacial surgeons are trained in oral surgery. They help general dentists and orthodontist in many cosmetic surgeries.

 

The procedures performed by an Oral surgeon are as following:

  • Tooth Extraction – the most common treatment performed by an oral surgeon. A dentist refers his patients to the oral surgeons for wisdom teeth removal/extraction.
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery or Orthognathic Surgery – the treatment is performed to correct an improper or misaligned bite. This procedure includes cosmetic reshaping of the jaws that is performed to correct facial imbalance, bite fit or jaw closure issues, birth defects, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder and other defects/abnormalities.
  • Palate Surgery or Cleft Lip – the treatment is performed to correct the facial structure caused by the birth defects.
  • Bone Grafting – is performed when jaw bones get damaged due to periodontal diseases. The surgery is done to replace the part of jaw that provides support to teeth.
  • Reconstructive Surgery – the treatment is performed to reconstruct the face damaged by disease or injury.
  • Dental implants – immediate implants ,all on four and all on six.Zygomatic implants

In addition to these procedures, the oral and maxillofacial surgeons are also experts in cosmetic surgery and restorative dental treatments. They are trained to replace dental implants, obstructive sleep apnea and oral cancers (cysts and tumors).

 

Maxillofacial Surgery in Delhi

If you want to correct your facial imbalance and reshape your jaw then go to an oral surgeon with experience. Visiting a non-professional can cause more harm to your jaws and face. At Abhirachna Dental clinic our oral and maxillofacial surgeons treats his patients with care and provides them the best oral and maxillofacial surgery in South Delhi.  Maxillofacial surgery in Delhi starts at Rs. 5000.

Before & After Maxillofacial Surgery

Before & After Maxillofacial Surgery

Before & After Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial Surgery - Delhi - Before
Maxillofacial Surgery - Delhi - After

FAQs

What are the benefits of oral and maxillofacial surgery?

The benefits of maxillofacial surgery are improved chewing function of your teeth, improvement in speech, balanced appearance of your lower face, and aesthetically pleasant smile.

When should I get my wisdom tooth extracted?

If you have an infected wisdom tooth with inflammation in its surrounding area, pain in the jaw and bad breath or foul taste in the mouth then you should visit your dentist. Your dentist then may refer you to an oral surgeon for wisdom tooth extraction.

What are the risks involved in Corrective Jaw Surgery or Orthognathic Surgery?

The risks involved are infection, blood loss, and jaw fracture, loss of a portion of the jaw, relapse of corrected jaw to the original position, jaw joint pain and issues with bite fit. You may also feel pain and soreness at the site of surgery.

What precautions should I take post oral and maxillofacial surgery?

Post oral and maxillofacial surgery you should eat nutritious foods that are soft and easy to chew. Consume bananas, soups, yoghurt and mashed potatoes. Make sure to hydrate. Drink enough water, and consume nutritious fluids like coconut water. Also follow a healthy oral regime. Avoid using alcoholic mouthwash. Instead rinse your mouth with salt-water five to six times a day especially after eating food. This will stop further infections. Brush your teeth very gently. Over brushing your teeth may result into bleeding at the site of surgery which may further cause infection. You should quit smoking as it may prolong the process of recovery/healing. Mild pain is normal after the treatment but if you feel severe pain then see your dentist immediately. Maintain your appointments with our oral surgeon at Abhirachna Dental clinic for fast recovery.

How long the maxillofacial surgery takes to heal?

The average recovery time for oral or maxillofacial surgery is two weeks. In order to recover fast, follow the instructions given by your dentist. Take your pain medications regularly. Use icepack to reduce the swelling on your face.

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