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The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Penn includes the following divisions:


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgeons in the division of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Penn provide consultation and treatment for:

  • Congenital jaw deformities
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Hair transplantation and micrografting
  • Infections of the teeth and maxillofacial area
  • Lesions and tumors
  • Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and snoring
  • Trauma

Our surgeons also have special expertise in:

  • Bone grafting
  • Dental implants
  • Evaluation and removal of wisdom teeth
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthroscopy and surgery

Oral Medicine
Specialists in oral medicine provide consultation and non-surgical medical treatment for a variety of complex disorders including:

  • Dental treatment in the operating room for patients with complex physical and medical problems
  • Diseases of the oral mucous membranes (lining of the mouth) and lips
  • Diseases of the salivary glands and dry mouth disorders
  • Facial pain syndromes and oral and facial nerve pain
  • Halitosis (bad breath)
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and disorders of the jaw muscles

Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation
Our team of prosthodontists, periodontists and orthodontists specializes in the restoration and replacement of teeth, mouth and facial structures using the latest, most advanced techniques including:

  • Crowns and dentures
  • Dental implants
  • Invisalign™ and orthodontics
  • Periodontal therapies
  • Saliva stimulation/replacement
  • Tooth whitening
  • Veneers

Specialists in the division of oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation work closely with general dentists, as well as other specialists, including plastic surgeons, otorhinolaryngologists and oncologists. Our staff treats a variety of complex conditions, including reconstruction and rehabilitation of patients with head and neck cancer, congenital and developmental anomalies and traumatic injuries. Our division is one of the only programs in the Philadelphia region that offers prosthetics for the nose, eyes and ears.

 


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