What do Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons do?
Often seen as the bridge between medicine and dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck The scope of the specialty is extensive and includes the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections The principle subspecialties of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery Surgeons may choose to train and specialise in one or more of these specialised fields of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery:
Surgical treatment of head and neck cancer – the removal of the tumours and subsequent reconstruction, including microvascualar free tissue transfer.
Surgery for Craniofacial Facial Deformity - the correction of congenital or acquired facial deformity primarily to improve oro-facial function, but also often to overcome facial disfigurement and restore quality of life.
Oral & Maxillofacial - surgery of the teeth (including implants), jaws, temporomandibular joints, salivary glands and facial skin lesions.
Oral Medicine – diagnosis and management of medical conditions presenting in and around the cervico-facial structures.
Craniofacial Trauma – treatment of facial soft and hard tissue injuries of the craniofacial structures.
Cosmetic surgery – surgery to enhance facial aesthetics, and improve quality of life.
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There is no pain due to the application of anesthesia. In dental implant treatment, it is normal to feel a slight pain after the procedure due to the opening of the gingiva.
You can return to work immediately after the operation. You can start work after 1-2 days.
Smoking and alcohol use after the operation may prolong the healing process. Smoking can cause bacteria formation in the oral tissues. Bacterial growth can increase the risk of infection. Therefore, our patients should stay away from smoking for a certain period of time.
All-On-4 treatment is a full chin restoration technique on 4-6 implants. The name may change according to the number of All On 4 - All On 6 implants. Aesthetic smile design, painless treatment and patient satisfaction are aimed in the All On 4 procedure, which is performed for the completion of missing teeth.
This treatment can be applied to all edentulous (no teeth) patients who do not have any systemic disease that may prevent dental implant surgery and have sufficient bone volume.
All On Four is a procedure that can be performed under local anesthesia. However, necessary assistance can be provided.
The treatment system that your dentist deems appropriate does not harm the teeth. This process does not cause any structural changes in the teeth. Does not harm tooth enamel.
Home Teeth Whitening.
Office Type Teeth Whitening (Bleaching in a clinical setting)
Single Teeth Whitening (Internal whitening of root canal treated teeth)
Combined Teeth Whitening (Home+Office type whitening)
Generally, the color slowly loses its whiteness after bleaching. It is recommended to provide maintenance with 1-2 sessions every 4-6 months.
It is a treatment procedure performed to change the appearance of the teeth in cases that cannot be repaired with filling.
It does not require any extra care apart from the cleaning processes before the dental veneer. We remind you again that it is necessary to brush the teeth at least twice a day and to clean between the teeth with dental floss at certain intervals.
Bridge tooth treatment is performed by creating a bridge between two teeth by taking support from the neighboring teeth on both sides of a tooth cavity.
Yes, bridge application can be done without cutting teeth and this is a very modern application. This application is called glass fiber teeth.
Bridge teeth are generally recommended for patients whose oral structure is not suitable for implants. If the patient's mouth and jaw bone structure or soft tissue structure is not suitable for implant use, bridge tooth treatment is recommended for these patients.
If you are not satisfied with the appearance and color of your teeth, the colors of your teeth are whitened, cracks and cracks are corrected. The suitability of your jaw structure for your teeth is determined and a treatment plan is created. A smile aesthetic is designed according to your facial structure, skin color and lip structure.
It can be applied to those who have crooked teeth, abnormal coloration and staining in their teeth, and those who have missing teeth.
It is the whole of the treatments to get a brand new and aesthetic smile by changing the smile line. As a holistic treatment type, digital smile design is preferred. Our dentist creates a smile design suitable for your face type and jaw line using digital technologies.