Archive: Oral and Maxillofacial

Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery (Post operative wound care after Facial Surgery)

Keep the dressing dry at all times. • Remove the pressure dressing after 24 hours. • Use extra pillows when sleeping as this will help reduce swelling and bruising. •...

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Oral (Mouth) Biopsy

This leaflet has been designed to improve your understanding of any forthcoming treatment and contains answers to many of the commonly asked questions. If you have any other questions that...

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Jaw Joint Problems Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

The temporomandibular joint (jaw joint) is located in front of the ear where the skull and the lower jaw meet. The joint allows the lower jaw (mandible) to move and...

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Lichen Planus

This leaflet has been designed to improve your understanding of any forthcoming treatment and contains answers to many of the commonly asked questions. If you have any other questions that...

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Exposure of Impacted Upper Canine

This leaflet has been designed to improve your understanding of any forthcoming treatment and contains answers to many commonly asked questions. If you have any other questions that the leaflet...

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Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (Jaw Joint Problems – Self help)

If you experience jaw joint pain the following may alleviate some symptoms. If symptoms persist or get worse it is important that you see your doctor or dentist. 1. A...

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Oral Maxillo Facial Surgery

Pain • There should be no pain immediately after the operation due to the local anaesthetic use. This should last for 3-4 hours before sensation returns slowly and care should...

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