Oral and maxillofacial surgeons (OMS) are the surgical specialists of the dental profession. Our doctors practice the full scope of the specialty, which includes the diagnosis, surgical treatment and management of defects and injuries related to the function and aesthetics of the face and jaws. We treat wisdom teeth, reconstruct shattered faces, correct misaligned jaws, and treat cancers of the neck, face and mouth. Our OMS team has specialized knowledge in pain management and each doctor is trained to administer anesthesia, allowing Mass General's OMS Center to maximize patient comfort and safety in an office setting.
This information is provided as background for parents who are seeking care for children with cleft lip and palate. You are encouraged to ask any questions you may have when you see the doctor or a member of our staff.
Technology that allows the replacement of missing teeth.
Procedures to treat diseases and conditions of the teeth as well as soft and hard tissue surrounding the teeth.
Our comprehensive multi-specialty practice provides all your family's dental needs under one roof.
Mass General has an innovative treatment program for this benign yet aggressive tumor that is less radical and experiences better outcomes than traditional radical treatments.
Maxillofacial trauma includes injury to the face and jaw resulting most commonly from sports, accidents or violence.
Maxillofacial trauma is injury to the face and jaws normally resulting from accident, violence, or sports.
OMS specialists at Mass General are leading the field in bringing the benefits of minimally invasive surgical techniques to the oral and maxillofacial region.
The OMS Care Center maintains dedicated pain management specialists to help patients with chronic pain manage their symptoms within the context of their daily lives.
Dental implants allow permanent, stable replacement of teeth lost to accident, injury or disease.
A minimally-invasive treatment for patients with facial deformities involving the gradual lengthening of bone using a "distractor".
Your doctor may recommend IV sedation for your comfort during your OMS procedure. This is performed safely in our outpatient care center.
Corrective surgery of upper or lower jaw to correct bite, injury or deformity.
Surgical removal of impacted, diseased or symptomatic third molars.
Known as "TMJ" this disorder may be the result of many complex causes.
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