Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical process done to correct wide range of diseases, injuries and defects in the body parts such as head, neck, face, jaws along with the tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. It is a standard international surgical procedure, usually done by specialist surgeons, expertise of treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex, comprising of the mouth, jaws, face, skull, as well as associated structures.
We understand the complex nature of any type of oral surgery and that’s why we are carefully explaining the process to our patients, so that they can understand what can happen during the surgical procedure. We are also giving our patients the full pre-surgery and full pre-surgery and post-surgery instructions for staying fully prepared.
Common Oral Surgery Procedures
There are special surgical techniques followed for the removal of affected wisdom teeth appropriately in each individual case. In case where the wisdom teeth is fully erupted in normal scenario, it can be treated by proper cleaning of that during the regular check up your dentist and there can be no problem such as decay. Minor abnormalities related to the eruption wisdom tooth can be taken care of by your dentist, or removal might be the best option.
An affected tooth is one that has not erupted through the bone. Once your orthodontist refers you to us for treatment, we will work in collaboration with your orthodontist enhancing the eruption of affected teeth, thereby saving the tooth.
Normally, your mouth is lined up with pink and smooth tissue. If it’s spotted by your dentist or physician or you yourself to be bumpy or discoloration in the tissue, the doctors who are well-trained are able to identify the cause of the symptoms and determine, if there’s additional need for a simple tissue biopsy that can be performed in our hospital.
Sometimes, the jawbone attached to the missing teeth may go for atrophy or decrease in size. This often creates a condition for dental implants. This is the surgical procedure which involves the replacement of the missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex and can pose a significant health risk to the patient or fail to heal properly. We now have the expertise to do the implants of proper length and width which gives the chance to restore functionality and esthetic appearance.
Teeth is extracted as a whole, known as routine extraction or can be surgically removed by parts of the tooth or bone to help in the removal of that tooth completely. The type of the extraction that’s to be done is determined at the time of surgery to facilitate the ease of extraction. We can extract as many teeth as possible during the surgery if the medical condition so demands. Our surgical team will make all effort to lessen trauma to your jaw or mouth.