Oral and maxillofacial surgery is considered a specialty in dentistry both in our country and in many other countries. In this surgery branch, there is an expertise in all operations including the gums on the tooth, the tissues surrounding the teeth, inner cheeks, tongue, palate, jaw and jaw joints.

How Is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Get Done?

Surgical procedures on the mouth and jaw are performed by expert dentists. It is done by local anaesthesia or general anaesthesia in dosages that vary according to the oral structure of the person and surgical procedure.

What Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Do Treat?

The problems that are corrected within the scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery includes jaw and facial changes that may result from hereditary characteristics or may arise with birth or certain traumas. Among these problems there are upper and lower jaws, the cleft palate or cleft lip, jaw-closing disorders, chewing and biting functions.

Among these surgical procedures there are recession, implant procedures, cyst surgery, bradectomy (lip-tongue ligation), and vestibuloplasty performed to clarify bone before prosthesis and wisdom tooth removal.