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Procedures

This page provides written information to patients, potential patients and carers on numerous oral and maxillofacial conditions, procedures and treatments.

Anaesthesia More information on what anaesthesia is and how it's used.
Bone Grafting Replacing lost or damaged bone.
Cleft lip and palate The multidisciplinary approach and the therapy protocol
Cleft Ultimate Treatment Oro-facial and Cranio-maxillo-facial Deformities
Dental Implants If you are missing any of your natural teeth, implant dentistry can provide you with teeth that look and feel like your very own.
Dry Socket A dental condition that occurs when the blood clot at the site of a tooth extraction is dislodged
Facial Injuries: Treatment and Prevention Maxillofacial injuries, also referred to as facial trauma, encompass any injury to the mouth, face and jaw.
Frenectomy Surgical release of a frenum.  The frenum is the tag of “skin” between the lip and gum (labial frenum) and below the tongue (lingual frenum).
Orthognathic Surgery Surgically reposition of the jaw(s) to establish a normal relationship between the upper and lower jaws.
TMJ Disorders The temporomandibular joint is the connection between the temporal bone of the skull and the lower jawbone (mandible).
Wisdom Teeth The wisdom tooth (or third molar) is usually the last tooth to erupt into the mouth anytime after about 16 years of age.