Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
What are the procedures of Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery? What treatments are performed within the scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery? Why is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery important?
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery operations and surgical procedures related to jaw tissues are the names given to operations. Oral, Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery; Operations such as wisdom tooth extraction, sinus lifting, jaw bone augmentations, jaw joint operations, apical resection operations, zygomatic implant operations are performed.
All the tissues in the mouth, jaw bone, the relationship of the teeth on the jaw bone with the jaw and the treatment of the gingival tissue diseases that occur in this region are included in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Oral, Maxillofacial Surgery Treatments
The majority of the society is approaching with prejudice against wisdom tooth extraction and this operation is feared so much by individuals. Especially the wisdom teeth extraction, which has become the fearful dream of many people, and it is postponed due to prejudgment which causes further problems.
But it should be known that the horror tales about wisdom teeth extraction are extremely painless operations. In our clinic in Nişantaşı, we promise to our patients a painless and comfortable wisdom teeth operations. So, what kind of problems may occur if you wisdom tooth extraction postponed?
Wisdom teeth that are not be fully erupted may cause many dental and gingival problems.. An inflammatory problem of gingival tissue may occur, especially if wisdom teeth are trapped under the gum, which is a common condition. This may cause bad breath, as well as the decays of neighboring teeth.
If the gingivitis progresses, the sensitivity in the area increases and the inflammation can spread to the tooth roots or even the jawbone. In addition, if wisdom teeth cannot find proper position and palce on the jawbone can cause teeth to slide and whole teeth structure become distorted over time.
For this reason, unhealthy wisdom teeth in the mouth threatens general oral and dental health. For this reason, wisdom teeth extraction is an essential operation.
How Wisdom Teeth Operation Performed?
Before wisdom teeth extraction, the structure of the teeth and surrounding tissues are evaluated by radiological imaging techniques. Since wisdom teeth extraction is a surgical operation, the area is numbed by anesthesia before the operation, like all other surgical operations we perform in our clinic.
Then, the extraction performed without damaging the surrounding tissues. The teeth divided into smaller pieces and removed from the jaw bone; then the remnants in the area are cleaned and sutured with a small stitches.
How Long Does The Wisdom Teeth Operation Take?
First of all, we should state clinically that no pain is felt during the procedure, since the area before the wisdom teeth extraction is numbed. Operation time is between 10 minutes and 30 minutes. Although there is swelling in the tooth extracted area that will last for a few days, wisdom teeth extraction is a painless operation in general terms.