Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery performs examinations, diagnoses and treatments of pathological states of the oral cavity, jaws and face on children and adults. The department focuses mainly on the following areas:

1. Oral and maxillofacial trauma and post-trauma reconstructive surgery.

2. Examination, diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant lesions of the oral and maxillofacial region.

3. Orthognathic Surgery for correction of maxillofacial deformities such as mandibular, maxillary and genial lateral, sagittal or vertical deformities, anterior and posterior open bite, and facial asymmetry.

4. Craniomaxilloacial deformities: Cleft lip and palate, hemifacial microsomia, Treacher-Collins syndrome, Pierre Robin sequence, Crouzon syndrome, Aperts syndrome, and other craniofacial anomalies.

5. Distraction osteogenesis for post-trauma reconstructive procedures, correction of craniomaxillofacial deformities, cleft palate deficiencies, and obstructive sleep apnea.

6. Surgical, endoscopic, and medical treatment of temporomandibular joint and salivary gland pathology.

7. Oral medicine and oral pathology.

8. Osteomyelitis, osteoradionecrosis, BRONJ/MRONJ (bisphosphonate/medicine related osteonecrosis of the jaws), and other forms of bone pathology.

9. Post-resection maxillofacial reconstructive surgery.

10. Simple and complex head and neck infections.

11. Preprosthetic surgery such asalveolar bone augmentation using autogenic and exogenic bone grafting, distraction osteogensis, and segmental jaw osteotomy.

12. Dental implantology.

13. Dentoalveolar surgery.

Many of our patients are treated in full collaboration with the Departments of Plastic Surgery, ENT, and Neurosurgery, the Cleft Lip and Palate Unit, and other relevant specialties.

The inpatient department provides services for hospitalized patients undergoing surgery, while the outpatient clinic offers ambulatory surgeries, consultations, examinations, and post-treatment follow-up.

Special emphasis is given to the education of medical students, dental professionals and residents in oral and maxillofacial surgery, extensive academic activities, and clinical research.