A tooth extraction is the removal of the tooth which have become unrestorable because of tooth decay,
gum diseases or dental trauma.
If teeth are crowded, sound teeth may be extracted to create space so the rest of the teeth can be straightened easily with braces.
Supernumerary teeth, which are blocking other teeth from coming in.
Teeth in the fracture line.
Wisdom teeth usually begin to come in between the ages of 17 and 21. Impacted wisdom teeth is the failure of the wisdom teeth to erupt fully into the mouth. They may become impacted because there’s not enough room in your mouth for them. An impacted tooth can be painless. However, when an impacted wisdom tooth tries to come in, the flap of gum on top of it can become infected and swollen. Patient even feel pain in nearby teeth, or in the ear on that side of the face. Such impacted tooth is removed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
The temporomandibular joint is the joint of the jaw, sometimes referred to as the TMJ. Problems with your jaw and the muscles in your face that control it are known as Temporomandibular Disorders. Injury to the jaw, joint or muscles lead to TMJ disorders. A TMD caused by bruxism or clenching may be corrected by using an occlusal guard or splint. A multiple treatment approach is necessary for Jaw Joint Disorder.
Simple and straightfoward fractures are fixed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in our clinic, while major ones are referred to hospitals.