The fact that plastic surgery, which moves in line with the demands of those who care about the aesthetic appearance, can serve in a wider range, has made many people feel healthier physically and psychologically. Likewise, the services of “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery” are very valuable for those who are disturbed by congenital or subsequent disorders in the Mouth-Chin and Face area. Jaw and facial deformities; jaw joint and facial pain; dental implants; correction of jaw losses due to accidents and tumors; jaw fractures and injuries; impacted teeth; In sports safety and oral cancers, the advancement of surgical techniques and the development of device technology enable success in treatment.
Jaw and facial deformities can be congenital as well as subsequently due to accidents or diseases. As mentioned earlier, the increase in the demands of the people, due to aesthetic concerns, shapes the work done in the field. For example; the lower or upper jaw is short or long relative to each other, the face is too long or too short, the jaw disorder that causes the front teeth not to close, the lower jaw is very ambiguous, the upper jaw is too saggy and the gums appear too much while smiling, deformities that only concern the tip of the chin concern the science of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
People with this type of problems are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also functional (chewing and speaking).
Bone Extension (distraction osteogenesis)
The use of bone lengthening technique, which is frequently used for limb lengthening in orthopedics, is almost revolutionary. Thanks to this method, congenital jaw shortness in children and inadequate development of the face can be corrected, and large bone losses can be treated as a result of tumors and accidents.
The advantages of the bone lengthening method:
In addition to easy and safe application, it does not require bone removal from another part of the body. Also, the skin and muscles can be shaped by stretching with the bone. With bone extension method, large deformities can be corrected, jaw bone melts can be treated and dental implants can be applied easily.