Archive for category Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

A Case of Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery

A young lady came to our clinic complaint that she was not happy about her face because of her lower jaw was too long. On top of that, her teeth weren’t aligned well. After examination and a few x-ray, we found that she had a few problems: Her lower jaw was long as compared to […]

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery – Introduction

Corrective jaw, or orthognathic, is a surgery performed by the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons aimed to correct wide range of skeletal irregularities that cause disharmony in teeth and facial facial appearance; as well as interfering speaking and reduce chewing efficiency, and worst of all, obstruct breathing. Beside enhancing patient’s appearance dramatically, orthognathic surgery is also […]

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Multiple Dental Extractions

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Electrosurgery

What is Electrosurgery? Electrosurgery is the application of a high-frequency electric current to biological tissue as a means to cut, coagulate, desiccate, or fulgurate tissue. (These terms are used in specific ways for this methodology—see below). Its benefits include the ability to make precise cuts with limited blood loss. Electrosurgical devices are frequently used during […]

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a regional specialist surgeon treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex: anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, skull, as well as associated structures. In the US, the name oral and maxillofacial surgery should be abbreviated most appropriately as OMS, rather than OMFS as some sources suggest. The abbreviation OMFS may […]

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Topics What is wisdom teeth? Impacted Wisdom Teeth Signs and Symptoms of Impacted Wisdom Tooth Consequence of impacted wisdom teeth Treatment Options Indication of Wisdom teeth Extraction Surgery or Not Surgery? Surgical Removal of Wisdom Tooth For Anxiety Patient… What Do I Need to Do During Recovery? Complication of Wisdom Tooth Surgery What is wisdom […]

Dental Implant (In-Depth)

Topics What is dental implant? Composition of an Implant Anatomy of Implant Who should perform the Implant placement? Surgical procedure Surgical planning Implant placement procedure Healing time Surgical timing Restoration Procedure For missing single tooth Multiple missing tooth Impression taking Crown/Bridge fabrication Restoration of crown/bridge in the mouth   What is dental implant? Dental implant […]