What is Faciomaxillary Surgery?

Faciomaxillary surgery is a special type of dentistry that involves operations to correct diseases, injuries, and defects on your face, jaw, or mouth also. Faciomaxillary surgeons are advanced specialists who diagnose and treat problems with bones and tissues of your jaw & face.

Faciomaxillary Surgery includes

The reasons why maxillofacial surgery in Bangalore is performed is –

  • To correct the congenital abnormalities such as cleft lip and palate.
  • To diagnosis and treating the cysts, tumor, cancer and other growths in the head or neck.
  • Operating and correcting the fractures

How long is recovery for maxillofacial surgery?

The recovery from faciomaxillary surgery will take about 6 weeks after surgery but complete healing will take up to 12 weeks if treated from the faciomaxillary.

What should be done before maxillofacial surgery?

The following things should be done before maxillofacial surgery

  • Symptoms, medical history, examination
  • Order tests as X-rays or 3D scans
  • Diagnosis, physician opinion for the fitness

What happens after maxillofacial surgery?

The following things can be felt after the maxillofacial surgery

  • Bleeding
  • Bruising
  • Limited use of the jaw and teeth.
  • Swelling.

What are the risks or complications of maxillofacial surgery?

Faciomaxillary surgery can have the following risks

  • Bleeding
  • Dry socket
  • Infection
  • Injury to teeth, lips, tongue, cheeks, chin, nasal cavity, sinuses, or maxillofacial bones or tissue
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Possible damage to nerves
  • TMJ disorders

What are the Instructions after surgery?

Instructions to be followed after Faciomaxillary surgery are given below

  • Apply ice packs to reduce inflammation
  • Avoid crunchy foods, chewy foods
  • Avoid tobacco products and alcohol
  • Don’t exercise for a few days
  • Rest to prevent complications
  • Rinse your teeth despite brushing