Reconstructive Surgery

After treatment for cancer, following severe facial injuries in accidents and loss of parts of the jaws and face from war injuries or gun shot wounds, it is desirable to rehabilitate the patient to chew, eat, speak, and have a more normal appearance. This often involves the cooperative management of multiple surgical specialties to replace missing parts of the face, jaws, and teeth.The Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon is uniquely qualified with training in Dentistry, Medicineand the surgical arts to providebone grafting and soft tissue management replacing missing facial bones and placement of dental implants to restore more normal function.

Repair of congenital defects such as cleft lip and palate are also a part of our practice.The team approach to management of these complex deformities is important to achieve the best results for the patient.Our surgeon can repair a variety of bony and soft tissue defects to allow for proper development of the jaws and eruption of the permanent teeth.Coordinate treatment with Plastic surgery, speech therapy and Otolaryngology enables the patient to achieve maximum rehabilitation of function and appearance.