Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

What is oral and maxillofacial surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a speciality dedicated to the study, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of congenital or acquired diseases of the entire facial structure.

The specialists in maxillofacial surgery at the Maxillofacial Institute treat all types of diseases, including everything from maxillary or mandibular bone deficiency to problems with the salivary glands or oral mucosa, temporomandibular joint disorders, facial trauma and head and neck tumours.

The specialty covers a wide variety of procedures. The maxillofacial surgeon performs from complex interventions of reconstructive craniofacial plastic surgery, surgery of the skeleton of the face, procedures of aesthetic surgery of the face and neck to extractions of wisdom teeth, apicectomies or placement of dental implants.

The maxillofacial surgery specialists of the Maxillofacial Institute treat all types of possible diseases:

We also have a specialized unit in Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Maxillofacial Physiotherapy Unit for better post-surgical rehabilitation, or for those cases referred by an otolaryngologist.