Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is a speciality of Dentistry, that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders affecting the face, neck, head, jaws and mouth.
Zion Hospital's team of experienced doctors are experts in both medicine and dentistry. The department relies on a multidisciplinary approach partnering with specialists from other departments including oncologists and plastic surgeons.
Surgeries are done on patients to treat impacted teeth and for successful extraction of difficult tooth and bone grafting.
Orthognathic surgery / Facial deformity:
Surgeries of the dentofacial areas are performed to correct the jaw, facial structure and growth. It is used for treating a multitude of problems including:
- Difficulty Biting, Chewing and Swallowing
- Sleep Apnea
- Cleft Lip and Palate
Trauma includes facial injuries of both the soft tissue and the bones of the face. Facial trauma which is mostly caused due to accidents, usually becomes a source of severe pain.
Salivary Gland Diseases
Salivary Gland Diseases include
- Various Cancerous and Non Cancerous Tumours
- Viral and Bacterial Infections
- Sialolithiasis (Salivary Stones)
- Sialadenosis (Recurrent Swelling of the Salivary Gland)