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What is the consultation required before an OMS surgery

Posted on 8/22/2022 by Office
What is the consultation required before an OMS surgeryThe first appointment will involve consultation where the treatment option and diagnosis are explained. A medical history will be evaluated, and where another appointment for treatment will be set. The patient should accompany the following when going for the first appointment a slip with the previous surgeries. Any x-rays, if there are any, the medications the patient is currently taking, any medical or dental insurance documents, if the patient is under the age of 18, are required to be accompanied by a guardian or a parent. If the patient is undergoing anesthesia for surgery, there is a mandatory pre-operative consultation.

Treatments which are involved in oral maxillofacial surgery.

An oral maxillofacial surgeon provides treatment to many conditions. Their treatments include wisdom teeth management. These are the last teeth that develop and should emerge from the gum line. The jaw is always significant to accommodate them, but sometimes they fail and become impacted; therefore, removing them might be necessary. When the wisdom teeth are affected are difficult to clean and might be before tooth decay, gum diseases, and infections. The Cleft palate and the cleft lip occur when the nasal cavity and mouth portions do not grow properly in fetal development. A gap in the lip or a spilled is formed. It is corrected by surgery. The oral maxillofacial surgeon corrects the defect using surgical procedures until the condition is corrected fully.

Other treatments in oral maxillofacial surgeries include

Facial trauma refers to any injury to the jaw, the face, and the mouth, injuries in the maxillofacial region affect the ability to swallow, speak and breathe. The experts try to correct this trauma with surgery and several visits by the patient to the oral maxillofacial surgeon. Temporomandibular joint surgery is also a condition that oral maxillofacial surgeons try to correct. This is a joint located in front of the ear where the lower jaw and the skull meet. TMJ treatment can be either surgically or non surgical, depending on the damage.


Derrick Flint, MD, DDS | Matthew Largent, MD, DDS

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