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Maxillofacial Surgery

In the Department of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery; all soft tissues such as tongue, cheek, lips, salivary glands in the mouth; Diagnosis and surgical treatment of all diseases involving teeth, jaw and jaw joints are performed. Maxillofacial surgery, also known as orthognathic surgery, is a good option for problems that cannot be resolved through orthodontics alone. Surgical procedures planned according to the type of operation and patient characteristics; It can be applied under local anesthesia, sedation or general anesthesia.

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral, dental and maxillofacial surgery, also called oral and maxillofacial surgery, are operations performed by a highly trained dental surgeon. Treatment of diseases related to the face, jaw and mouth, correction of injuries or defects are the operations performed in this unit. Jaw surgeries are suitable operations to be performed after growth has stopped. Treatment of patients who cannot adapt to dental treatments due to their physical or mental disability, who have fear of dentists or operations, and who cannot communicate well, are generally among the services performed under general anesthesia and operating room conditions. Maxillofacial surgery applications include:

  • To correct an injury or a congenital condition involving the face such as cleft palate-lip,
  • To prevent further wear and tear of the teeth and thus tooth loss in the future,
  • Facilitating activities such as biting, chewing and swallowing,
  • Relieving respiratory problems such as mouth breathing and obstructive sleep apnea

What Services Are Provided Within the Scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinical practice is a disciplinary structure that includes a wide variety of subjects. The services provided within the scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery in our department are as follows:

  • Extraction of teeth that may or may not be associated with wisdom teeth problems,
  • Extraction of impacted teeth,
  • Surgical or non-surgical extraction of normal teeth,
  • Dental implant applications and, when necessary, sinus lifting (sinus elevation), graft (bone powder-autogenous block grafts) applications,
  • Surgical correction procedures in both hard and soft tissues in the mouth before prosthesis application,
  • Diagnosis and treatment of tumoral or cystic formations that develop in both soft (tongue, cheek, lips, salivary glands) and hard tissues (teeth, bones) in the mouth,
  • Treatment of infections developing in the jaw, teeth and face area,
  • Treatment of fractures in the jaw and teeth,
  • Treatment of temporomandibular joint (jaw joint) diseases,
  • Surgical treatment of jawbone fractures with temporomandibular joint,
  • Removal of soft tissue defects in and around the jaw bones and implant operation
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What are Oral Teeth and Jaw Applications?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery includes extensive application areas and allows solving both medical and cosmetic problems. Some of these applications can be listed as follows:

  • Implant (maxillofacial, dental)
  • Tooth extraction
  • Impacted Tooth Extraction
  • Sinüs Lifting
  • Genioplasty, Maxillary Osteotomy, Mandibular Osteotomy, Bimaxillary Osteotomy within the scope of jaw surgery
  • Arthrocentesis, Arthroscopy, Open Joint Surgery within the scope of temporomandibular joint (jaw joint) surgery
  • Cyst or Tumor Resections
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