Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases and Surgery
In the department of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery; all soft structures such as tongue, cheek, lips, salivary glands in the mouth; Diagnosis and surgical treatments of all disorders involving teeth, jaws and jaw joints are performed. Surgical methods planned according to the type of operation and the characteristics of the patient can be applied under local anesthesia, sedation or general anesthesia.
Disorders that form the jaw or facial structure cause aesthetic and psychological problems in people. People apply for maxillofacial surgery due to different oral problems such as pain in the jaw, wear and damage to the teeth. They have potential problems such as biting, chewing and swallowing food. Elimination of problems caused by loud breathing, difficulty in speaking, snoring, abnormal shape and size of the mouth opening is also within the scope of this department.
What is Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery?
The oral, dental and maxillofacial department is the branch that deals with infections and other pathological conditions of all soft and hard structures. Cysts, tumors and treatments for them that occur in the mouth or jaw are also included in this branch. Conditions requiring dental treatment with general anesthesia or sedation:
- Pediatric patients whose treatment cannot be continued in the dental unit,
- Adult patients with extreme anxiety,
- Procedures for which long-term procedures are foreseen and mouth opening cannot be achieved within this period,
- Patients with a high gag reflex,
- Neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, dementia, where there is difficulty in communicating with the patient,
- Patients who do not have enough time for their treatment for various reasons.
What Services are Performed in the Field of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery?
Mouth, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery procedures constitute a multidisciplinary structure covering a wide range of subjects. The services provided in the field of oral, dental and maxillofacial surgery are as follows;
- Dental extraction and tooth extraction with complications
- Surgical tooth extraction
- Embedded tooth extraction
- Implant applications (single tooth implant treatment, full mouth implant treatment, immediate implant treatment, All on four, All on six)
- Bruxism (teeth clenching treatment)
- Orofacial pain diagnosis and treatment
- Diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases
Dental Treatment for Individuals with Special Needs
Individuals with special needs are individuals who have individual, developmental and educational differences compared to their peers due to various reasons such as illness, accident, syndrome and need special education services. Dental treatments for individuals with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), mental and physical disabilities, psychological problems or fear of dentists are performed under general anesthesia.
What are Mouth, Tooth and Jaw Applications?
It includes application parts covering oral, dental and maxillofacial surgery. It allows the solution of both medical and cosmetic problems. Some of these applications are as follows;
- Implants (jaw, face, teeth),
- Dental extraction procedure,
- Removal of an impacted tooth,
- Sinus Lifting (sinus elevation),
- Jaw surgery includes jaw tip aesthetics, jaw bone amputation, mandibular osteotomy, double chin surgery,
- In the field of jaw joint surgery, jaw joint flushing, open joint surgery,
- Cyst or tumor resections,
The treatments applied to our patients who cannot adapt to dental treatments due to physical or mental disabilities, who have fear of dentists, who cannot adapt to treatment, and who have syndrome are performed under intravenous sedation and general anesthesia in the operating room in our hospital.
These treatments are applied in the operating room environment through an anesthesiologist and oral, dental and maxillofacial surgeon. According to the needs of our treated patients, treatment follow-up is carried out by preparing a control time in certain periods deemed appropriate by the specialist.