Anterior Maxillary Distraction is an absolute beauty of a technique wherein new bone is made to be deposited by the patient’s own body. It’s a type of distraction osteogenesis.
Why AMD ?
Research has proven ( we have one of the, if not THE largest publications on [ + ]
The history of oral and maxillofacial surgery dates back to 500BC. Even the famous ancient physician Hippocrates described the treatment for a dislocated mandible in his works. The 1800’s saw the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery getting established as a field specializing in the [ + ]
Hemangiomas are benign (non-cancerous) tumors composed of cells that are a part of the blood vessels. These may be visible at birth or may not be recognized until the first few weeks or even months of life. They usually grow in size anywhere until 2-10yrs, [ + ]
What is tongue tie?
In its literal sense, tongue tie or ankyloglossia is a congenital condition where the tip of the tongue or the base of it is attached to the floor of the mouth or back of the gums of lower teeth.
Often one can [ + ]
Change your identity: a case of correction of the Habsburg jaw
The famous Habsburg jaw has been a characteristic of a royal lineage in the European families. However this “magnificient” protruded strong lower jaw is seen all over the world amongst many populations.
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We all have heard of kidney stones. But salivary stone?! Not heard of it?
What is a sialolith ?
Sialolithiasis is a condition that causes stones to develop in the channels that pass saliva, also known as the salivary ducts. Salivary stones are small deposits of calcium [ + ]
Facial scars are reminders left by injuries of the past. They also could be caused by past surgeries, none of which are pleasant to the eye. Scars are an emotional, psychological, functional and esthetic burden, especially on the face. It may even prevent from moving [ + ]
Jaw diseases (cysts and tumors) constitute a wide spectrum of conditions which cause swelling, pain, weakening, resorption of the jaw, loss of teeth, etc. These can occur due to various reasons such as genetics or associated with an impacted tooth. Depending on the size and [ + ]
“It’s hard to build but easy to destroy”. Such is the case with road traffic accidents which result in fractures of the face most often, fracturing the jaw bones and damaging associated structures. One cannot go back to their regular food habits if the fractured [ + ]
The nose is the most noticed part of a human face. Cleft nasal deformity is indeed a challenging task for the surgeons as it involves skin, mucosa, cartilage and skeletal structures, etc. The appropriate approach regarding the cleft nasal deformity correction is debated till date. [ + ]