Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a dental specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of conditions relating to the function and aesthetic aspects of the face, mouth, teeth and jaws (maxillofacial area).

Denticine offers cutting edge oral and maxillofacial surgery services. We can help patients regain their oral function, improve facial appearance, and achieve a confident smile.

Specialised Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Brisbane

Need specialised oral and maxillofacial surgery services in Brisbane? Denticine has got your back. We are experts in oral and maxillofacial surgical care. Whether you need wisdom tooth extractions, dental implants, or facial trauma management, our expert surgeons deliver exceptional results to you.

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Surgical Services You Can Trust

Dental Implants

Got missing teeth? Missing teeth can cause speech problems and speech difficulties. It can also negatively affect your self-confidence. Our maxillofacial surgeons in Brisbane are experts in dental implant surgery. We will replace your missing teeth, restoring their functionality with jaw augmentation as needed. As a result, you will be able to chew properly, speak clearly, and smile confidently again.

Facial Trauma Treatment

Facial trauma from accidents or injuries can lead to fractures or dislocations of facial bones. This can cause pain, facial deformities, and functional impairment. Our surgeons are well-equipped to handle facial trauma cases with a comprehensive treatment plan. Through our treatments, you can restore both the function and aesthetics.

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth do cause pain and are predisposed to infections. They can also cause alignment issues if they erupt or grow improperly. To alleviate the discomfort, you may need to remove these teeth. Our skilled surgeons perform safe and efficient wisdom teeth extractions. This will help prevent potential issues such as impaction, crowding, and infections.

TMJ Disorder Treatment

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders occur when there are problems with the temporomandibular joint. This can lead to jaw pain and headaches. You may also experience difficulty in opening or closing your mouth. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons will address any structural issues affecting your joint. This will help improve jaw function and ease the pain symptoms.

Oral Pathology Treatment

Cysts or tumours can develop in your jawbones or soft tissues of the mouth. Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons can perform surgery to correct. This is in addition to managing various mucosal conditions.

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Benefits of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Services

Improves Facial Aesthetics

Maxillofacial surgery can correct facial deformities. It can also enhance facial symmetry, improving your facial appearance after an injury.

Enhances Dental Function

Oral and maxillofacial surgery can address issues related to the bite and misalignment of the jaws. When our Brisbane surgeons align your jaws and teeth, your dental function will improve. This can lead to better chewing and biting.

Offers Pain Relief

Oral surgery can help relieve pain caused by TMJ or facial trauma. Once our surgeons correct the underlying issues, you may experience significant pain relief.

Increases Self-Confidence

If you have missing teeth, bite issues, or facial deformities, it may affect your confidence. Maxillofacial surgery can fix these issues, boosting your self-esteem and confidence.

How Our Process Works

Step 1: Initial Consultation

After you have received your referral from your General Dentist, our surgeons will assess your health and discuss your concerns during your first consultation. This will help them develop a more personalised treatment plan for you.

Step 2: Treatment Plan

We will explain the recommended procedures. Our dental care team will also give you detailed pre-operative instructions to ensure you are well-prepared for surgery.

Step 3: Surgery

Our experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeons will perform the procedure using advanced techniques and technology. This will ensure precision and optimal results.

Step 4: Recovery and Follow-up

We will provide post-operative care instructions to ensure safe healing. Our surgeon will also schedule follow-up appointments if needed to monitor your healing progress.

Why Patients Love Us

At Denticine, we’re your go-to dental clinic for oral and maxillofacial surgery in Brisbane. Our surgeons are passionate about delivering quality care and recovery. We use the latest technology to ensure safe and successful surgical outcomes.

Our surgeons focus on your needs and tailor treatment plans to fit your needs. When you choose us, you can expect optimal dental care. Our history of successful surgeries speaks to our commitment to excellence.

Consult Our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Brisbane

For all your oral and maxillofacial surgery needs in Brisbane, trust the experts at Denticine. We provide you with the finest surgical care and support you deserve. Let’s help you step towards a healthier, more confident smile.

Oral and Maxillofacial Services FAQs

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS)?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a specialised branch of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects involving the head, face, jaw, and neck.

What Procedures Are Considered Oral and Maxillofacial Services?

OMFS encompasses a wide range of procedures, including tooth extractions, jaw surgery, facial trauma reconstruction, corrective jaw surgery (orthognathic surgery), dental implants, and treatment of oral pathology.

When Is Oral Surgery Necessary?

Oral surgery may be necessary for various reasons, including impacted wisdom teeth, severe tooth decay, facial trauma, jaw misalignment, TMJ disorders, and the removal of tumours or cysts in the oral and facial regions.

What Is Orthognathic Surgery, and When Is It Recommended?

Orthognathic surgery, also known as corrective jaw surgery, is performed to correct abnormalities of the jaw and facial skeleton. It is recommended for patients with issues such as bite misalignment, difficulty chewing or speaking, and facial imbalance.

How Are Dental Implants Different From Traditional Dentures?

Dental implants are permanent replacements for missing teeth that are surgically implanted into the jawbone. Unlike traditional dentures, implants provide a stable and natural-looking solution for tooth loss, promoting better oral function and aesthetics.

Are Oral and Maxillofacial Procedures Painful?

Patients are typically given anaesthesia during oral and maxillofacial procedures, ensuring that they are comfortable and pain-free. Postoperative pain management is also provided to minimise discomfort during the recovery period.

What Is the Recovery Time for Oral Surgery?

Recovery time varies depending on the specific procedure. Simple extractions may have a shorter recovery period, while complex surgeries like orthognathic surgery may require a more extended recovery. Patients are advised to follow postoperative care instructions for optimal healing.

Can Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Address Facial Trauma?

Yes, oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained to treat facial trauma resulting from accidents, falls, or sports injuries. They can perform reconstructive surgery to restore facial aesthetics and function.

How Do I Prepare for Oral Surgery?

Preparation for oral surgery may include a consultation with the oral surgeon, discussing medical history, taking preoperative tests, and following any specific instructions provided by the surgeon. (for example conditioning the mouth with antiseptic mouthwash or gels). Patients also need to avoid eating or drinking for a specified period of time before surgery, under general anaesthetic.

Are Oral and Maxillofacial Services Covered by Insurance?

Many oral and maxillofacial procedures are covered by dental and medical insurance plans. It is advisable to check with the insurance provider to determine coverage and any out-of-pocket expenses.

Do I Need to Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Not in all cases. Many people are able to keep their wisdom teeth without any long-standing issues. Your dentist will be able to make a recommendation on whether you should have them removed.

Do I Need to Go Under for Oral and Maxillofacial Procedures?

Not all the time. Some procedures do not require you to go under. If you have anxiety about these types of treatments, it is possible to be sedated for the duration of the surgery.