A range of oral and maxillofacial surgical operations are carried out on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia or conscious sedation. These include: pre-implant surgery placement of dental/facial implants, removal of impacted teeth, intra-oral and facial soft tissue procedures.
More major operations, for example those for salivary gland disease, trauma, facial deformity or cancer, are carried out on an inpatient basis under general anaesthetic.
- Facial injuries, management of complex craniofacial fractures and soft tissue injuries of the mouth, face, and neck.
- Reconstructive surgery, including microvascular free tissue transfer.
- Orthognathic surgery for the correction of facial disproportion
- Pre-implant surgery, including the use of implants to retain facial or dental prostheses and associated bone grafting techniques as part of oro-facial reconstruction.
- Removal of impacted teeth and complex buried dental roots.
- Removal of cysts and tumours of the jaws
- Management of benign and malignant lesions of the salivary glands
- Temporomandibular joint surgery