Oral and maxillofacial surgery is done for treating many diseases, injuries and defects face, jaws the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
Following things are done under oral and maxillofacial surgery:-
Severely decade or destructed teeth which cannot be saved are removed. It is also performed to treat crowding of teeth. Some extractions are performed with the non-surgical procedure but some of them are performed with a minor surgical procedure like 3rd molar extraction.
Cyst & Tumor are surgically removed with proper evaluation & dignostic procedures.
Any kind of trauma to head & neck region due to Road traffic accident or assault are treated under guidence of Oral Surgeons after proper examination and explanation to the patient.
Reduced mouth opening due to excess consumption of tobacco or betal nut chewing may lead to cancer. If it is diagnosed and treated on time it can be cured.