TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint (hing of the jaw) is a very unique joint with multiple compexities not seen in other joints. On occassion, TMJ abnormalities can create symptoms such as mild headaches to severe pain and inability to move your jaw joint. A consultation is necessary to figure out the cause of your symptoms.
The upper (Maxilla) and lower (Mandible) jaws don’t align properly. If you have such a discrepancy, then you may need to work with an orthodontist as well as Oral Maxillo Facial surgeon to coordinate the ideal alignment.
Obstructive Sleep apnea (OSA) is the inablility to oxygenate properly during sleep due to an obstruction. This leads to low oxygen levels and can cause further medical problems with a significant increased risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. This is a very serious condition that needs careful attention and treatnment.
Severe facial injuries can be seen in a variety of circumstances, with car accidents and sports injuries being the leading cause. Immediate attention is typically required in the majority of causes of maxillofacial trauma. If broken bones are invovled and displaced, the fractures must be returned to the oiginal position and stabilized until the healing process is complete.
Cleft lip and palate is the most common facial deformity. Children with cleft lip can suffer from other serious consequences in addition to affecting their appearance–this includes the ability to suckle and swallow as we as proper vocalization. The procedure typcially takes place within a few months of the baby’s life and is important to aid with further development.
Our Imaging system gives our practice state-of-the-art technology to help diagnose potential issues more accurately and provide treatment with unprecedented confidence. Our new 3D system enables us to perform a wider range of diagnoses and treatments in our office, helping to reduce multiple visits. allows us to choose the field of view, or scanning area, that best suits your specific treatment needs.