What is reconstructive surgery?
Reconstructive surgery is a procedure to treat jaw injuries or jaw trauma. It depends on the severity,
jaw injuries can affect a person’s facial appearance and even basic tasks like eating, talking or oral
Who needs reconstructive surgery?
People with jaw injuries or jaw trauma and is having difficulty with basic jaw movement such as eating,
talking and brushing of teeth.
If you show any of these symptoms, a consult with our maxillofacial oral surgeon can help you understand
the condition and we will be able to advise you more on the treatment options available.
How is reconstructive surgery conducted?
Reconstructive surgery is performed in a hospital by a maxillofacial oral surgeon, under general
anaesthesia. It will require 2-4 day of hospital stay. The length of surgery depends on upon the
complexity of the case. Routine surgery on one jaw typically takes one to two hours. Surgery that
involves multiple procedures may take as long as three to five hours.