Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons

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    1. 1. ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEONS
    2. 2. DENTAL SPECIALTY <ul><li>ORAL MEANING MOUTH </li></ul><ul><li>MAXILLOFACIAL MEANING THE FACE AND NECK </li></ul><ul><li>AN ORAL SURGEON IS ALTERNATE NAME FOR THIS SPECIALIST . </li></ul><ul><li>ORAL SURGEONS COULD ALSO BE CONSIDERED AS COSMETIC SURGEONS . </li></ul>
    3. 3. SCHOOLING <ul><li>4 YEARS UNDERGRADUATE STUDY </li></ul><ul><li>4 YEARS DENTAL SCHOOL </li></ul><ul><li>4-6 YEARS RESIDENCY TRAINING </li></ul><ul><li>AND AFTER COMPLETING THE PROGRAM STUDENTS MANY TAKE THERE BOARD EXAMS. </li></ul><ul><li>SURGEONS WHO WANT TO EXPAND THERE SCOPE PRACTICE CAN DO SO WITH ANOTHER 1-2 YEARS OF SCHOOLING. </li></ul><ul><li>AVERAGE LENGTH OF SCHOOLING FOR A SPECIALTY DENTIST IS 12-14 YEARS.. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Ethicon knot tying practice suture board <ul><li>This allows you to practice many surgical suture knots </li></ul><ul><li>There is a small cup to allow you to practice tying in a small area which can replicate a deep wound or in the mouth. </li></ul>
    5. 5. DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENTS <ul><li>DENTAL IMPLANTS </li></ul><ul><li>WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>MISALIGNED JAWS </li></ul><ul><li>( INCLUDING TMJ’S ) </li></ul><ul><li>MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA </li></ul><ul><li>TUMORS AND CYSTS OF THE JAW AND MOUTH-(ORAL CANCER) </li></ul><ul><li>DENTAL SURGEONS ALSO TRAINED TO ADMINISTER ANAESTHESIA </li></ul>
    6. 6. DENTAL IMPLANTS <ul><li>PATIENT GETTING CENTRAL INCISOR IMPLANT PUT IN </li></ul>
    7. 7. IMPACTED WISDOM TEETH <ul><li>Some Dentist’s will perform wisdom teeth extractions, however if they are impacted they may recommend you to an Oral Surgeon </li></ul>
    8. 8. Orthognathic surgery <ul><li>- Orthognathic surgery is also known as corrective jaw surgery. </li></ul><ul><li>- An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon uses Orthognathic surgery to reposition one or both jaws. Moving the jaws also involves moving the teeth, therefore, Orthognathic surgery is usually performed in conjunction orthodontics </li></ul>
    9. 9. Maxillary Anterior Aesthetic Reconstruction <ul><li>All porcelain crowns on six maxillary anterior crowns </li></ul>
    10. 10. TMJ DISORDERS <ul><li>Do you clench or grind your teeth? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you wake up with sore or stiff jaw muscles? </li></ul><ul><li>Does stress make the pain worse? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have unexplained headaches or facial pain? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have jaw or face pain as a result of a car accident or trauma to your face? </li></ul>
    11. 11. MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA DEALS WITH: <ul><li>Facial lacerations </li></ul><ul><li>Intra oral lacerations </li></ul><ul><li>Avulsed (knocked out) teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Fractured facial bones (cheek, nose, or eye socket) </li></ul><ul><li>Fractured jaws (upper and lower jaw)   </li></ul>
    12. 12. ORAL CANCER <ul><li>Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons recommend that everyone do an oral cancer self-exam once a month </li></ul><ul><li>You are at high risk if you are a smoker, drinker and user of smokeless tobacco. </li></ul><ul><li>THINGS TO CHECK FOR: </li></ul><ul><li>- Reddish patches - Whitish patches - A sore that fails to heal and bleeds easily - A lump or thickening of the tissues - Chronic sore throat or hoarseness - Difficulty in chewing or swallowing </li></ul>
    13. 13. ORAL CANCER SELF EXAM <ul><li>IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES TO DO, IT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE. </li></ul>
    14. 14. FACTS ON ORAL CANCER IN CANADA <ul><li>IN 2007 THERE WERE 3,200 NEW CASES OF ORAL CANCER </li></ul><ul><li>MEN-2,100 CASES </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN-1,050 CASES </li></ul><ul><li>DEATHS TOTAL 1,100 </li></ul><ul><li>-MEN- 740 </li></ul><ul><li>-WOMEN-360 </li></ul>
    15. 15. ORAL SURGEONS AND ANAESTHESIA <ul><li>ORAL SURGEONS UNDERGO EXTENSIVE TRAINING IN THERE PROGRAM TO BE ABLE TO USE ANAESTHESIA ON PATIENTS . </li></ul><ul><li>3 DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANAESTHESIA </li></ul><ul><li>- LOCAL ANAESTHESIA (FREEZING) </li></ul><ul><li>I.V SEDATION(PARTIALLY CONSCIOUS) </li></ul><ul><li>GENERAL ANAESTHESIA (FULLY ASLEEP) </li></ul>

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