Oral and maxillofacial surgery

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What is oral and maxillofacial surgery?

TeethOral and maxillofacial surgery is a specialist surgical field involving the correction or rebuilding of the face following trauma or disease. It is also concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck. The surgeons in this field also work with dentists and speech therapists in performing corrective surgery in malformed mouths and jaws.

Reasons to see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Some of the common concerns for seeing an oral maxillofacial consultant are:

  • Facial pain
  • Craniofacial disorders
  • Cosmetic reasons
  • Reconstruction

Wide range of treatments

The Oral and Maxillofacial surgery department at BMI Healthcare offer treatment for a wide range of conditions including:

  • Vascular anomalies
  • Facial pain
  • Cysts
  • Tumours
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Craniofacial disorders

The type of oral and maxillofacial surgery you will receive will depend on your condition. Your oral and maxillofacial surgeon will assess your condition and give you a specialist opinion. If further diagnostic tests or treatment are required, these will be explained fully during your consultation.

How BMI Healthcare can help

The Oral and Maxillofacial surgery department at BMI Healthcare offers you fast, direct and convenient appointments with a consultant specialising in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Your consultant may be able to reassure you that what you are experiencing is nothing to be concerned about or they can discuss treatment options that could relieve your symptoms so you can return to enjoying your life.

Together, you and your consultant can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package to achieve optimum results.