Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the one of the surgical specialties of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the teeth, mouth, jaws, face and neck.

Kamala Dental Specialty Hospital provides minor and major maxillofacial surgeries at it’s highly equipped surgical operatory with the latest surgical instruments and emergency management systems. This NABH accredited facility is fool-proof and safe.

Minor Surgical Procedures

Major Surgical Procedures

Trauma Care - Minor and Major trauma care is available at Kamala Dental Speciality Hospital. And our chief surgeon Dr. Segin Chandran conducts these surgeries at Kamala Dental Hospital as well as many other Trauma Centers in town.

Cosmetic Jaw Surgery (Orthognathic Surgery)

also known as corrective jaw surgery or simply jaw surgery, is the surgery designed to correct conditions of the dentofacial deformities related to growth, sleep apnea, TMJ disorders, bite-related problems owing to skeletal deformities.

The complex jaw deformities and it’s corrections using braces followed by surgical corrections are undertaken at Kamala Dental Speciaity Hospital and Dr.Segin Chandran (chief surgeon) evaluateand suggests the treatment plan and his expertise in this field is widely accepted.

Typically in jaw surgery, the bone is modified, and realigned to correct a dentofacial deformity. At Kamala Dental Speciality hospital, our maxillofacial surgeon and the orthodontist will closely formulate a treatment plan using various feasibility studies to execute the same.

Patients will be able to get back to the normalcy of function and aesthetics in a short period of time with long lasting and stable results for their lifetime.

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Correction

The cleft lip and palate repair is needed for the highly unfortunate children and untreated adults as this deformity is considered to be the second most commonly seen congenital deformity among the Indian population. We have a dedicated a team of surgeons, giving the best corrections possible and our team includes a Maxillofacial surgeon, an orthodontist, a pedodontist, an otolaryngologist, an auditory and hearing specialist, a pediatrician, a plastic surgeon, a psychologist, and a few social workers. The correction of cleft lip and palate is not only a cosmetic correction but the surgery is intended to close the cleft defect and to restore the function thus allowing the facial structures to grow normally.

Surgery for Craniofacial Deformity

Craniofacial Deformity are deformities of the face and neck from birth. Unlike cleft lip and cleft palate, they are rare. In such patients, Jaw correction and re-construction of the facial bone and skull may become necessary. A team of craniofacial surgeons, and Dr. Segin Chandran (chief surgeon) - Kamala Dental Specialty Hospital work in these areas of expertise to help those unfortunate ones.

Surgical treatment of head and neck cancer

The screening of oral cancer and pre-cancerous conditions are done at Kamala Dental Speciality Hospital in a routine fashion. Biopsy and Histopathological examination is the best way to investigate such lesions. Resective and Reconstructive surgery of the head and neck region is done in the most sophisticated way. Nowadays digital protocols have been adopted by Dr. Segin Chandran and the Surgical Team at Kamala Dental specialty hospital for doing such surgeries.

TMJ Surgeries

The temporomandibular joint is the joint connecting the lower jaw to the cranial base. The normal joint functioning gets affected due to arthritis, degenerative changes, congenital deformities and these conditions result in, clinical symptoms like painful mouth opening, restricted mouth opening, clicking and popping sounds, habitual dislocation and so on and so forth. Such conditions are well diagnosed using OPG and MRI and treated by conservative and surgical options.

Non-surgical options like occlusal splints and physiotherapy or even minimally invasive procedures like arthrocentesis (cleaning of the joints) may be sufficient to relieve the adhesions and getting the joint back to normalcy.
Surgical options are compulsory for conditions like relief of ankylosis or joint replacement.

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