A dentist may recommend that his patient see a maxillofacial surgeon who has permission to properly administer general anesthesia and perform major surgical procedures to treat pathologies, Maxillofacial surgery is a surgical discipline that takes into supports jaws, mouth, teeth and trauma including advanced forms of dental implant procedures and tooth extractions.
A maxillofacial surgeon supports:
- Reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the jaws.
- Facial trauma (after a blow or an accident for example)
- Correction of teeth and jaw alignment
- Jaw dysfunction
- Bone grafting
- Treatment of sleep apnea when it is due to a badly positioned jaw.
Dentists often refer a patient to a maxillofacial surgeon when it comes to dental or facial trauma.
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