Maxillofacial surgery is the branch of dentistry that deals with surgical interventions in the entire oral cavity. These interventions in the oral cavity can affect the teeth, the jaw bones and the surrounding soft tissue, i.e. the entire periodontium including the gums.
The most common surgical indications include the following Removal of äwisdomthe Root apex resectionthe surgical removal of cysts in the jaw and periodontological regenerative measures to build up jaw bone. The insertion of implants is also preceded by oral surgical therapy, such as Sinus lift.