Maxillofacial surgery

What is Maxillofacial surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and Maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. In most countries around the world, including the United States, Canada and Australia, it is a recognized specialty of dentistry; in others, such as the UK, it is recognized as a medical specialty.

Questions and answers on "Maxillofacial surgery"

I went to the dentist today, they said I have cavities, and am losing my jaw bone, then they gave me a paper to see an oral and maxillofacial...

doctor1 MD

thanks for your query, i have gone through your query, the infection secondary to decay of teeth might have resulted in osteomyelitis means...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

hello i am 19yrs old and i just had a maxillofacial surgery of my lower jaw last month on 3rd june'11 and there is small lump on my left cheek...

doctor1 MD

Hi ! Good evening. I am Dr Shareef answering your query. Even though it needs to be examined personally, from your history it seems to be a non...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

admitted through E/R in the ward patient was in special care for observation Patient was give pain free antibiotics and pain killers and regularly...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
As per the information provided your patient seems to have third nerve palsy involving both its upper and lower division. The reason for it is...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Maxillofacial surgery


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy
Related Lab Tests
Related Medical Topics