With advancements in surgical technology, maxillofacial surgery is now an option to change and improve the structure of the face. Oral-maxillofacial surgery involves slight alterations to facial and dental features such as the jaw, neck, and mouth. This type of surgery is increasingly popular, and the number of surgeons trained in this area is increasing.

Benefits

Maxillofacial surgery can be used to properly align bones and teeth while maintaining strong chewing ability and improving facial features. Facial scars can be removed, and undesirable feature such as awkwardly shaped jaws, a small chin, buckteeth, or a gummy smile can all be fixed through maxillofacial