Learn about the oral and maxillofacial surgery treatments to fight congenital or acquired diseases from all the facial structure.
Early extraction of the wisdom tooth helps avoid serious complications such as damage to neighbouring teeth or to the facial nerves.
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint formed by the upper part of the mandible and the temporal bone of the skull.
The surgical team at the Maxillofacial Institute are specialised in performing maxillofacial surgery for infants, children, and adolescents, and can treat both congenital malformations and acquired problems.
The majority of salivary gland tumours are benign. However, despite their benignity, these tumours tend to grow and may cause facial deformity, irritation and pain, as well as affect the facial nerve. The first priority is for the maxillofacial surgeon to rule out the presence of malignant tumours.
Cancer in the Maxillofacial region is one of the 10 most common cancers that occurs in the human body. It manifests itself in the form of tumours that generally appear on the face, the neck and in the mouth.
Facial trauma may involve injuries to the soft tissue of the face to the mandible or maxilla, the cheekbones or the zygomatic arch, the nose, eye sockets or the teeth.