Maxillofacial surgery is a specialization of dentistry which focuses on problems around the mouth, jaw and neck. The Maxillofacial Surgeon removes impacted wisdom teeth, address facial pain, and fixes overbites and jaw deformities.
After an accident, a patient is referred to a MF Surgeon if he or she has suffered severe facial injuries. Surgery can help to correct cosmetic and other damages to the face as a result of the accident. For people with birth defects and deformities, a referral for MF Surgery can be life changing. MF Surgeons specialize on the treatment of Cleft Lips and Palates and other disfiguring deformities.