Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Services

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Orthognathic surgery (corrective jaw surgery)
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery
  • Dental Implants
  • Removal of wisdom teeth

Maxillofacial Trauma Surgery

  • Maxillofacial trauma (repair of facial fractures and soft tissue injuries of the head and neck)
  • Secondary reconstruction of trauma patients

Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (Pediatric)

  • Cleft lip and palate surgery
  • Craniofacial distraction osteogenesis
  • Cranio-synostosis surgery (skull reshaping)
  • Maxillofacial and craniofacial surgery (cleft lip and palate surgery)

Facial Aesthetic Surgery

  • Minimally invasive cosmetic surgery
  • Skin Care
  • Brow and forehead lift
  • Cervicoplasty (neck lift)
  • Cheek and chin implants
  • Laser resurfacing
  • Otoplasty (ear surgery)
  • Rhinoplasty (nasal surgery)
  • Rhytidectomy (face lift)

Head and Neck Surgical Oncology & Reconstruction

  • Cysts and tumors of the head and neck region
  • Head and neck pathology (oral cancer, tongue cancer, salivary gland tumors, tumors and cysts of oral cavity)
  • Head and neck reconstruction (microvascular flap reconstruction)
  • Skin cancers of the head and neck (melanoma)
  • Salivary gland tumors of the head and neck

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Sleep Apnea Surgery

  • Sleep apnea (snoring) surgery
  • Robotic surgery for sleep apnea
  • Non-surgical management of sleep apnea

Diagnostic Procedures and Evaluations

The evaluation process will include the following components:

  • Complete history and physical examination of the head and neck and oral cavity
  • Radiographic evaluation of the maxillofacial region
  • If indicated, 3-D plastic facial and skull model fabrication to facilitate diagnosis and surgery (virtual surgery)
  • Team approach towards specific deformities (craniofacial deformities, head and neck cancer)

Each patient receives a comprehensive consultation that includes information on the injury or disease process and recommended treatment, as well as an explanation of the postoperative and recovery period.