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 [ + ]
Face is the chief seat of beauty and the nose is right in the middle of it all!!
Many a time, Rhinoplasty can bring about such a magnificent improvement in the facial appearance, that we are reminded of Shakespeare’s saying – “A face that could launch [ + ]
Orthognathic surgery is a facial plastic and maxillofacial surgical procedure done to correct the various discrepancies that occur in the alignment of jaws. Normally the upper and lower jaws are arranged such that the upper jaw is forwardly placed than the lower jaw. But in [ + ]
The temporomandibular joints are the two joints that connect the lower jaw (mandible) to the temporal bone of the cranium. Part of the mandible that forms the temporomandibular joint is known as mandibular condyle. Injury to the para symphysis or symphysis region of the mandible [ + ]
What are Wisdom teeth?
Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties(17-25 years). Most adults have four wisdom teeth, one in each of the four quadrants, These teeth in some individuals are misaligned( Impacted teeth ) and [ + ]
What are the various reasons for loss of hair from moustache?
Moustache forms a significant feature to men in their facial features. When the hair in this region is not in alignment, or if there is irregular shaping or loss of hair due to an accident, [ + ]