ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON IN NAVI MUMBAI

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a surgical speciality that focuses on diagnosing and treating problems and injuries that affect the jaws, mouth, teeth, gums, and other structures in the head and neck region.

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can treat impacted or problematic wisdom teeth, cleft lip and palate, facial trauma (e.g. fractures), temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), dental implants, oral and jaw tumors, sleep apnea and perform corrective jaw surgery.

Dr Parth Shah and Dr Kopal is a highly expert and experienced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons with a high success rate of treating challenging cases with maxillofacial surgeries and has been able to restore their oral and dental health, smile, image and confidence as well.

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Services Offered by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Navi Mumbai

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Navi Mumbai offer a wide range of dental treatments, procedures and solutions. They offer accurate diagnosis of chronic dental pain, dental implantations and dentures, removal of impacted teeth, treatment of oral diseases. In addition, they are capable of performing bone grafts, bone transplantation, reconstruction of the jaw to resolve an abnormal bite.

Also, they treat temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders that affect the area where the lower jaw attaches to the skull and injuries related to trauma to the face, jaw and mouth.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are trained and capable of cleft lip and palate and other congenital abnormalities, diagnosis, treatment of cysts, tumors, cancer and other growths in the head and neck, and treatment of facial fractures and damaged maxillofacial tissue.

As one of the leading oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Seawoods, Navi Mumbai,  Dr Parth Shah and Dr Kopal of Casa Dentique offers highly specialized oral and maxillofacial treatments such as:

Facial Trauma Reconstruction

Facial trauma reconstruction involves surgical procedures that focus on repairing and restoring the functional and aesthetic appearance of the face after an injury. The procedures include fracture repair, soft tissue repair, dental and oral surgery, and reconstructive surgery.

Jaw Reconstruction Surgery

Jaw reconstruction surgery involves repairing and restoring the structure and function of the jaw after injury, disease, or congenital deformity. The goal of jaw reconstruction surgery is to improve the patient’s ability to chew, speak, and breathe and restore the face’s normal appearance.

Orthognathic surgery & procedures

Orthognathic surgery, also known as corrective jaw surgery, is an oral and maxillofacial surgery used to correct jaws and teeth abnormalities. Orthognathic surgery is performed to fix problems related to the jaw and teeth such as overbite, underbite, open bite, asymmetry bite, and crowding of teeth. Le Fort I osteotomy, Bimaxillary osteotomy, Genioplasty, Sagittal split osteotomy (SSO) are some types of jaw surgeries.

The orthognathic surgery cost varies from treatment to treatment and dentist to dentist. It could begin from 250,000 INR to 600,000 INR or more.

Bone augmentation with bone grafts

Bone augmentation, with bone grafts, is a surgical procedure performed to add bone to an area of the jaw where there is a deficiency. The procedure may be performed in multiple stages and may require several months of healing time before the implant can be placed. The type of bone graft material, the surgical technique, and the type of dental implant used all affect the cost, healing time and the outcome of the bone augmentation.

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    Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

    Apart from conservative treatment options, and depending upon the diagnosis of the patient’s temporomandibular joint disorder, Dr Parth Shah will suggest:

    • Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint,
    • Arthroscopic temporomandibular joint surgery or
    • Temporomandibular joint arthroplasty
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    Maxillary sinus augmentation

    Maxillary sinus augmentation, also known as sinus lift surgery, is a procedure that is used to increase the height and width of the jawbone in the upper back of the mouth, in the area where the molars and premolars are located. This procedure is typically required when there is insufficient bone height in the upper jaw to support dental implants.

    Management of space infections

    Space infections are a type of infection that occurs in the deep spaces of the head and neck. Various factors, including dental procedures, trauma, surgery, and other underlying medical conditions can cause them. Depending on the location and the extent of the infection, surgical intervention may be necessary to remove infected tissue, drain abscesses, or create a pathway for pus to drain.

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    COST OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY IN NAVI MUMBAI

    The cost of oral and maxillofacial surgery in Navi Mumbai, varies widely depending on the procedure performed and the facility.

    The approximate cost of various dental procedures

    • Tooth Extraction
    • Wisdom tooth extraction
    • Dental implant placement
    • Corrective jaw surgery

    Also, the cost depends on the –

    • The complexity and type of surgery
    • The materials and equipment used
    • The surgeon’s experience and qualifications

    It is important to note that these are approximate costs and may vary depending on the individual case and the specific hospital or clinic. Additional expenses include the cost of pre-surgery consultations, diagnostic tests, anaesthesia, surgical facility fees, and post-surgery care.

    It is always a good idea to discuss with the treating oral and maxillofacial surgeon to understand the treatment options, costs and post-surgery follow-up sessions.

    FACTORS THAT CAN AFFECT THE COST OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL TREATMENT

    Type of Procedure: The cost of oral and maxillofacial treatment can vary depending on the procedure performed. For example, simple tooth extraction is less expensive than a more complex procedure such as corrective jaw surgery.

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    Location:

    The cost of oral and maxillofacial treatment depends on the clinic’s location. For example, treatment may be more expensive in a central metropolitan area than in a suburban area.
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    Materials and Equipment:

    The cost of oral and maxillofacial treatment can also be affected by the materials and equipment used. For example, the cost of treatment may be higher if the facility uses advanced technology or state-of-the-art equipment.
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    Surgeon’s Experience and Qualifications:

    The cost of oral and maxillofacial treatment can be affected by the surgeon’s experience and qualifications. Surgeons with more experience and advanced training may charge more for their services than less experienced surgeons.
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    Overhead Costs:

    The cost of oral and maxillofacial treatment can include overhead costs, which vary depending on the hospital or clinic chosen for the procedure.

    These factors are likely to influence the cost of treatment which the patient should bear in mind before proceeding with the treatment.

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    Procedure of maxillofacial surgery

    The nature of maxillofacial surgery depends on the problem and procedure. Sometimes, the surgery can be done as a day procedure, and the patient can go home after. On the other hand, some treatment plans may require multiple surgeries to get the desired outcome.

    Maxillofacial surgeons can provide anaesthesia to reduce pain or put the patient to sleep. The healthcare team will discuss with the patient whether anaesthesia is necessary and the most suitable.

    After the procedure, the surgeon will use stitches to close any wounds. Additionally, the surgeon may place packing in the mouth to guard the teeth or wound and to absorb fluids such as blood and pus. After surgery, the patient will be instructed to care for their mouth and manage any pain or discomfort.

    PRE & POST OPERATIVE GUIDELINES FORORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL TREATMENT

    General preoperative guidelines for oral and maxillofacial treatment are:

    • No eating or drinking anything for a certain period before the surgery (usually 8-12 hours).
    • Discontinuing blood thinners or anti-inflammatory drugs and other medications, as directed by the surgeon.
    • Arrange for transportation to and from the surgery facility
    • Human support is required at the clinic and home post-surgery

    Postoperative instructions can include the following

    • Bite on a gauze pack for about 30 minutes to control bleeding and allow a blood clot to form.
    • Application of ice packs to the surgical area to reduce swelling.
    • Taking prescribed pain medication as directed by the surgeon.
    • It is essential to be regular in follow-up appointments as directed by the surgeon to check for healing and make sure that the recovery is on track.
    • Following a soft food diet for some time after the surgery.
    • Brush teeth gently and avoid using straws, smoking, or a waterpik for some time after the surgery.

    Recovery and Aftercare of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    The recovery and aftercare of oral and maxillofacial surgery vary depending on the dental performed and the patient’s overall health. A full recovery may take a few days to several months, depending on the type of surgery and the general health status.

    It’s essential to follow the postoperative instructions carefully and to contact the surgeon or oral and maxillofacial clinic with any questions or concerns. Following the surgeon’s instructions and taking good care of oneself after surgery can help ensure a smooth recovery and a good outcome.

    However, some general guidelines for recovery and aftercare include:

    • Soft food diet for some time after the surgery
    • Brush teeth gently
    • Avoid using straws, smoking, and using a Waterpik
    • Visit the doctor for follow-up appointments
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol to speed up the recovery process
    • Keep the surgical area clean and dry to avoid any infection
    • Avoid strenuous activities, such as exercise or heavy lifting, for some time after the surgery

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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    How long does it take to recover from maxillofacial surgery?

    The recovery time after maxillofacial surgery can vary depending on the procedure performed. In general, patients can expect to fully recover from the surgery several weeks or even months.

    Is oral and maxillofacial surgery painful?

    Oral and maxillofacial surgery can be associated with some pain and discomfort. The level of pain and discomfort can vary depending on the procedure performed and the patient’s pain tolerance.

    During the surgery, patients are given anaesthesia or intravenous sedation to minimize pain and discomfort. After the surgery, pain is controlled with medications prescribed by the surgeon, such as opioids or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

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