How can I Prepare for Oral Surgery?

Prepare for Oral Surgery

Like many medical procedures, oral surgery can be scary to patients. However, it is important to be prepared for the operation to resolve a pressing health condition and prevent the situation from worsening and creating longer-term problems. The surgeon handling the procedure will offer guidance and instruction on what the patient needs to do before and after the operation to achieve optimal results. This guidance should be followed as closely as possible. Patients should ask as many questions as needed[…] Read More

What are Craniofacial Implants?

Deformities in the mouth, jaws, face, and skull often impact one’s self-confidence. Those suffering from craniofacial deformities may choose facial reconstruction surgery. However, in some cases, surgeons cannot reconstruct patients’ facial features due to burns, surgery, or accidents; that is where craniofacial implants offer an appropriate alternative for patients. Craniofacial surgery is often performed on those born with a cleft palate or lip, a congenital deformity that Johns Hopkins University researchers estimate impacts one in 700 children. Other facial anomalies[…] Read More

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