Maxillofacial Reconstruction/Trauma

Maxillofacial Surgery in Bangalore

Maxillofacial reconstruction surgery is performed by trained and skilled surgeons to manage and treat facial trauma and oral cancer.

Facial injuries include:

  1. Facial lacerations
  2. Intra-oral slash
  3. Lost teeth
  4. broken facial bones (cheek, nose, or eye socket)
  5. unsymmetrical upper and lower jaw
  6. formation of lumps on the lips, gums, and inside of the oral cavity
  7. Maxillofacial Trauma

Causes that lead to maxilla-facial trauma include accidents, sports injuries and oral cancer. Facial trauma can cause injury to skin, gums, bone, teeth, facial nerves and salivary glands.

Soft Tissue Injuries: When soft tissue injuries cause lacerations on the face. These defects are rectified by suturing.

Bone Injuries: Fractures of facial bones are treated based on the location and severity of the fracture.

Knocked-out teeth: lost teeth are re-implanted using dental implants

Cancer symptoms: Red or white patches in the mouth, Lumps on the lips, gums, cheeks, tongue or throat, unexplained pain, bleeding or swelling in the gums, face or neck

In severe cases, the purpose of reconstruction is a one-stage repair performed by the application of distinguished oral and maxillofacial surgery techniques. A delayed cure has been swapped by immediate surgical treatment and restoration of small bone fragments augmented by bone grafts and mini-plate rigid fixation. This advance allows the surgeons to reach the goal of restoring pre-injury facial manifestation and function and minimized revision surgery.

If the treatments are delayed then that can lead to further complications. Advancement in oral and maxillofacial surgery surgical techniques established a higher standard of care for the rectification of facial injuries.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons provide treatments to patients suffered from tumor resection, with a variety of dental, bone, and soft tissue reconstructions techniques that will correct the complicated facial tumor-related injuries. From bone grafting, platelet-rich plasma enhancement, distraction osteogenesis and to orthognathic surgery, most of the defects that affect the patient can be repaired by the surgeons.

Surgery to reconstruct the mouth using tissue grafts: after the oral cancer treatment, a part of the jaw bone or portion of the tongue may be lost. Reconstruction surgery is performed to rebuild the mouth organs and to regain the ability to talk and eat. For this, the surgeon transplants grafts of skin, muscle or bone from other parts of your body to reconstruct the mouth. Dental implants are used to replace the natural teeth. Implants may be placed at the time of the cancer treatment or after the recovery period.

At Anew advances aesthetic daycare centre, we offer the best and latest techniques of Maxillofacial reconstruction treatment from well qualified and experienced specialists to evaluate and select the best treatment choice based on the individual patient’s condition. To know more about Maxillofacial reconstruction procedure and treatment cost book an appointment now.

Authored By Dr. K Prem Anand - Facio Maxillary & Aesthetic Surgeon, Bangalore