Oral & Maxillofacial surgery
The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides the highest standard of surgical care for patients with benign and malignant tumors of the head and neck region, soft and hard tissue trauma of the oral and maxillofacial region, dentofacial and cleft deformities, and basic oral surgical procedures including removal of teeth and the placement of implants.
Services provided include:
Emergency surgical treatment of traumatic maxillofacial injuries
Emergency treatment of oral facial infections
Treatment for oral and maxillofacial pathology
Corrective surgery for facial dysplasia affecting the jaws
Sleep apnea treatment using surgical and non-surgical options
Maxillofacial reconstruction with bone grafts and soft tissue following trauma and ablative tumor surgery
Preprosthetic surgery including dental implants
Dental alveolar surgery (including wisdom tooth removal) with outpatient general anesthesia or IV sedation
Routine dental care or nonsurgical emergency dental treatment is not provided.
The department is also active in the management of:
Facial nerve injury
Temporomandibular joint problems that are amenable to surgical therapy
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