Maxillofacial surgery is the medical-surgical specialty that deals with the prevention, study, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the pathology of the mouth, face and craniofacial territory, as well as the organs and cervical structures related to them.
Although the maxillofacial surgeon coincides in many areas with the dentist they are different. he professionals specializing in maxillofacial surgery have a training that brings together dental knowledge and surgical knowledge in head and neck, oncology and facial reconstructive surgery, dentofacial anomalies and facial aesthetics, pathology of salivary glands, jaw joint and tooth eruption, bone reconstruction of the jaws and rehabilitation with dental implants.
Why should I undergo Maxillofacial Surgery?
Maxillofacial surgery provides solutions to functional and aesthetic problems caused by deformities of the facial skeleton that cause an incorrect position and contact between the teeth. The lack of harmony between the size of the upper jaw and the jaw can cause not only aesthetic but also functional problems, especially with regard to chewing. If orthodontics cannot solve it, then maxillofacial surgery will be necessary.
Hospitals with Maxillofacial Surgery
Hospital Quirón Marbella
The Quirón Hospital located in Marbella has specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Hospital Vithas Xanit International
At the Vithas Xanit International Hospital in Benalmádena they have treatments and surgery related to the maxillofacial specialty.
Clínica Cuevas Queipo
The Cuevas Queipo Clinic is a center specialized in multidisciplinary Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery. They have more than 25 years of experience and innovation in the dental and maxillofacial world.