Maxillofacial surgery is a specialized branch of surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects of the head, neck, face, jaws, and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions.
Types of Maxillofacial Surgery
Each type of maxillofacial surgery requires different techniques and approaches, and the specific procedure used will depend on the patient's individual needs and condition. Maxillofacial surgery at Elanic Medical encompasses a wide range of procedures, including:
- Gender reassignment surgeries, which can help a patient feel more comfortable with their appearance
- TMJ surgery, which can help to address painful issues with the jaw and mouth
- Genioplasty, a surgery that augments the chin or corrects issues involving this part of the face
- Oral surgery, which can be utilized to address a wide range of frustrating orofacial issues