Patients affected by cleft lip and palate have an overall disfigurement of the face. One of the reasons for this is the associated nasal deformity found in cleft patients. The various changes seen in the nasal structure of cleft patients include the twisted nose, a [ + ]
A graft is any tissue that is taken from the same person or another person to use in another area of the body where it is required. Grafts can also be obtained from synthetic materials like silicone. Thus grafts materials can be broadly classified on [ + ]
The concern for the shape of the nose is not only for cosmetic purposes but also for correction of functional problems. Apart from creating a beautiful face, a perfect anatomical structure of the nose resolves the functional problems like breathing difficulties. Patients with problems like [ + ]
Shape and symmetry of nose is a spot of bother in the face for most of the individuals. Perfect nose helps create a beautiful symmetry to the face. Surgical rhinoplasty is a boon for the patients aspiring for a perfect nose. The various corrections that [ + ]
Most of the Patients with cleft palate deformity treated by surgeries acquire speech difficulties. Apart from normal cleft palate cases, a rare condition exists, known as the submucous cleft palate. The submucous cleft palate is also a congenital defect of the palate, formed in the roof of [ + ]
Orthognathic surgery is a procedure by which various jaw anomalies can be corrected. Problems in speaking, biting, chewing, swallowing and breathing, unwanted stress on the jaw joint (TMJ) and facial muscles can be caused by Disproportionate jaws.
corrective jaw surgery underwent at Richardsons dental and craniofacial [ + ]
The tongue is a primary organ of taste in the gustatory system. It helps in the manipulation of food and swallowing. A major function of the tongue apart from taste and mastication & swallowing is the enabling of speech in humans. Ankyloglossia or tongue-tie is a congenital anomaly in which there is an [ + ]
Lower jaw or Mandibular fractures are one of the most common facial fractures. The most common reason being road traffic accidents in at least this part of India. It could be prevented or the incidence reduced significantly by wearing seat belts and wearing helmets while [ + ]
Traumatic injuries to the nose can occur due to contact sports, interpersonal altercations or due to road traffic accidents. These injuries frequently lead to damage of the bone and cartilage support, and change the appearance of the nose, resulting in deviations, asymmetries and sometimes airway problems. [ + ]
What are the fractures involving the Temporomandibular joint?
Fractures involving the mandibular condyle are the most difficult to treat because the condyle is most close to temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
How is the temporomandibular joint different from other joints?
TMJ is one of the most complex joints in the [ + ]