Oral and Maxillofacial surgery has become a popular mode to remodel facial and dental structures of patients. Defects of the human jaws and associated facial structures are easily cured. Oral and Maxillofacial surgery is a specialty area that plays a significant role and is a boon in improving facial aesthetics. Teeth are an integral part of the jawbones and face. Maxillofacial surgery, a specialty of dentistry, not only aligns the bone but also the teeth, so that the functions of chewing and facial aesthetics are maintained.
The main advantage of Maxillofacial surgery is that is leaves no scars on the patient's face. This surgery can be used to treat people with a variety of facial defects like a small chin, small upper or lower jaw fractures of the facial bones as a result of accidents, falls or sports injuries protruding upper or lower front teeth.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists who perform surgery on both soft tissue (skin and muscle) and hard tissue (bone and cartilage) of the maxillofacial area.