Specially made maxillofacial prosthetic pieces can make a profound difference in a person’s life. Used to restore a person’s facial features, and improve their quality of life, maxillofacial prosthetics are commonly provided for those who have suffered a debilitating trauma, or have serious congenital issues. Our practice provides a wide array of different pieces, depending… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Maxillofacial Surgery and Prosthetics
Maxillofacial Prosthetics Can Help Restore Oral Functions
For patients who have suffered facial trauma, or for those who are born with facial defects of disabilities, a maxillofacial prosthetic can have a tremendous positive impact. The creation of a prosthetic can help a person by restoring key oral functions, like biting and chewing, which may be compromised by facial damages or abnormalities. These… Read more »
Seeking Major Restorative Care From Your Dentist
Your dentist is ready to help when you have a cavity that needs to be treated, or when you have a tooth that is lost or damaged in an accident. While you may feel confident that routine restorative care will be available to you at your dentist’s office, you may be unsure of what to… Read more »
Seeking Help In The Form Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery
Some oral health problems call for advanced care. When they are needed, surgical treatments can make important improvements. One form of oral surgery that can help patients with dental troubles is the placement of dental implants, which can hold prosthetic teeth. Implants make it possible for your restoration to stay in place permanently, and provide… Read more »
Not All Dentists Provide This Specialty!
Have you ever heard of Maxillofacial Prosthetics? It’s a subspecialty of Prosthodontics and involves the rehabilitation of patients suffering from disabilities or defects due to trauma or disease, or that were present at birth. In such cases, a prosthesis may be required for cosmetic and/or psychosocial reasons. For more serious cases, a prosthesis may be… Read more »
What Is Maxillofacial Surgery?
includes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face, and neck. An OMF surgeon requires dual qualification in both dentistry and medicine and treats conditions that require expertise from both backgrounds. Some issues that may require OMF surgery include facial pain, facial disproportion, impacted teeth, temporomandibular joint disorders, cysts, tumors, head and… Read more »