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

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, and correction of injuries or defects are the procedures performed in this unit. Jaw surgeries are appropriate operations to be performed after growth has stopped. Treatments of patients who cannot comply with dental treatments due to physical or mental disabilities, who have a fear of dentists or operations, and who cannot communicate well are among the services generally performed under general anesthesia and in operating room conditions. Maxillofacial surgery applications include:

  • Correcting an injury involving the face or a congenital condition such as cleft palate or lip,

  • Preventing further wear and tear of teeth and therefore tooth loss in the future,

  • To facilitate activities such as biting, chewing and swallowing,

  • Relieve breathing 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 practices are a disciplinary structure that includes a wide range 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 tooth problems,

  • Extraction of impacted teeth,

  • Surgical or non-surgical extraction of normal teeth,

  • Dental implant applications, as well as sinus lifting (sinus elevation) and graft (bone powder-autogenous block grafts) applications when deemed necessary,

  • Surgical correction procedures for both hard and soft tissues in the mouth before prosthesis application,

  • Diagnosis and treatment of tumoral or cystic formations that develop in both soft (such as 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 jaws and teeth,

  • Treatments of temporomandibular joint (Jaw joint) diseases,

  • Surgical treatment of jaw bone fractures with temporomandibular joint,

  • Elimination of soft tissue defects in and around the jaw bones and implant surgery

What are Oral and Maxillofacial Applications?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery includes comprehensive 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

  • Sinus 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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