Left TMJ or Subcondylar fracture fixed by ORIF

TMJ surgery in India

This patient sustained a Road Traffic Accident and come to Dr. Richardson’s dental and Craniofacial Hospital with lot of hope. He reported difficulties like inability to open wide and chew food, and we recommended a TMJ surgery.

DIAGNOSIS:

We identified fractures in the mandible in two places by taking a Cone Beam CT scan.

  • The right body of the mandible
  • The left TMJ or Temporomandibular joint or the jaw joint.

ORIF:

An excellent team headed by Dr. Sunil Richardson did Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF). And he was absolutely fine in two days – post TMJ surgery .

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