What is maxillofacial surgery?
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
At our center we offer full spectrum of oral and maxillofacial surgical care competing with world standard. Our department performs the whole spectrum care from minor oral surgeries to complex craniofacial surgeries.
What are the different sub-specialities?
Surgical extraction of teeth, third molar surgery (wisdom tooth surgery), Pre-prosthetic surgery (before denture placement), Closure of oro-antral fistula Peri-implant surgeries (sinus lift procedure, ridge augmentation and block grafting
Cysts and tumors of the jaws:
Various cysts of the jaws, Surgery of benign tumors affecting jaws (odontogenic and nonodontogenic – ameloblastoma, myxoma, giant cell lesions, ossifying fibroma, vascular malformation of jaws, neurofibroma, schwanoma, fibroma, ect)
Management of fractures of craniofacial complex including mandible, maxillae and midface, nasal bones, zygoma, naso-orbito-ethmoid, frontal nones.
Salivary gland surgery:
Salivary stone removal, Duct plasties, Surgeries for benign and malignant tumors of minor and major glands (pleomorphic adenoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma ect) – parotidectomy, submandibular gland excision. Contact Shalby Hospital for Maxilofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery, Maxilofacial Hospital, Oral Hospital, Oral Clinic, Maxilofacial Clinic, Maxilofacial Hospital, Oral Hiospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.
Surgery for acute and chronic dislocation (TMJ disc and capsule surgeries), TMJ ankylosis release (gap and interpositional arthroplasties), Surgeries for internal derangement, TMJ arthroscopy.
Cleft and craniofacial surgery:
Cleft lip and palate repair, Complex facial cleft repair, Palatal defect closure, Cranioplasty and orbito-midfacial advancement for craniofacial synostosis.
Orthognathic surgery and craniofacial distraction osteogenesis:
Genioplasty (chin surgeries),Jaw deformity correction – mandibular and maxillary advancement and setback, Jaw advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnea, Facial profile correction, facial height and width correction, Mandibular and midfacial lengthening by distraction osteogenesis.
Ear, nose reconstruction, Various local and regional and pedicled flaps, Non-vascularised bone grafts, Microascular free composite tissue transfer.
Esthetic facial surgery:
Rhinoplasty (nose correction), blapharoplasty (eyelid surgery), face lift (aging face correction), brow lift, forehead left, submental liposuction (double chin correction)
Fascial space infections and abscess, ludwig’s angina, oseteomyelitis of jaw bones
Maxillofacial neurologic surgeries:
Treatment of facial palsy, trigeminal neuralgia
Pre-malignant and malignant conditions of the jaws and mouth:
Surgery for oral submucos fibrosis (mouth opening surgery in tobacco chewers), White patchs – leukoplakia, management of oral cancer