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What is an example of a surgery that a maxillofacial / oral surgeon would do?

What is an example of a surgery that a maxillofacial / oral surgeon would do?

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Ahmad’s Answer

Great Question.

Depending on the needs of the patients. Wisdom teeth extractions would be the first that comes to mind. Impacted wisdom teeth are very common often requiring the tooth to be broken in the jaw into pieces and removed very carefully in a quick outpatient procedural setting. Also things such as implant placement for example metallic posts (anchors) for false teeth and prosthetics. The range for a skilled surgeon can go as far as Cleft Pallet or Le Fort procedures for bite corrections and even procedures to remove oral cancers and nerve-saving procedures for stroke victims or Palsy. I hope this helps. Reach out if you have any more specific questions.

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Dr. Ed’s Answer

Le Fort fractures

Dr. Ed recommends the following next steps:

Complex trauma to facial bones, mandibular (jaw bone) fractures
Wisdom tooth or impacted tooth extraction
Dental implants
Cleft palates
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Bhavna’s Answer

Hello Benito,
An example of a surgery a maxillofacial/oral surgeon might perform is a dental implant procedure, where a titanium post is surgically implanted into the jawbone and allowed to heal, after which a prosthetic tooth is attached to the post.
I hope this helps.
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Lawrence "Loren"’s Answer

https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/news-and-events/media-centre/media-background-briefings-and-statistics/oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery/#:~:text=Oral%20%26%20Maxillofacial%20%2D%20surgery%20of%20the,around%20the%20cervico%2Dfacial%20structures.
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Thank you comment icon The content of this link describes the procedures that oral and maxillofacial surgeons perform, fully answers Benitos question. Lawrence "Loren" Farmer CSFA
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Karem’s Answer

Treating mostly of road traffic accidents, maxillofacial tumors excision, Implants, prosthetic devices installments.

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