Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery mainly concerns all organs and tissues in the mouth, teeth and jaw area. It is necessary to apply to this surgical department for the treatment of all diseases involving the cheek, tongue, lips and salivary glands, jaw and jawbone and teeth in the mouth. In cases where orthodontic treatments are insufficient with jaw surgery, the oral and maxillofacial surgery provides necessary intervention and performs various procedures to treat the problems.

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical department that covers all these facial regions. It also deals with the treatment of diseases that cause aesthetic and functional problems. Problems requiring surgical intervention in the field of this department may occur due to injuries and blows, congenital problems or failure to treat orthodontic problems. With the surgical procedure performed under anaesthesia, it is ensured that people do not feel any pain or discomfort during the treatment.

Who are the Ideal Candidates?

For mouth, teeth and jaw related issues, patients should consult a maxillofacial surgery specialist. Especially the procedures performed in this field and the conditions requiring treatment are as follows:

  • Cleft palate and lip problems occuring due to facial impact and are disturbing
  • Problems in activities such as chewing, biting and swallowing due to orthodontic problems
  • Loss of teeth in the future due to wear and tear on the teeth
  • Problems with breathing and sleep apnoea
  • Extraction of impacted teeth
  • Dental implant applications
  • Correction of hard tissues in the mouth before prosthetic applications
  • Removal of tumours and cysts occurring in the jawbone or soft tissues in the mouth
  • Elimination of infections occurring in the jaw, face and teeth
  • Correction of fractures in the jaw and teeth
  • Treatment of jaw joint diseases

At Antalya Smile Designs, many procedures and treatment methods are offered. These include aforementioned surgical applications. Treatment of facial problems helps patients to have the aesthetic smile they look for. Also, important functions such as swallowing and chewing are recovered.