The doctors who comprise the NBNC Maxillofacial Surgery Centre are among a select few individuals known nationally as leaders in their specialty due to their reputations as excellent surgeons and quality patient care providers.
Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery is a surgical specialty which involves the diagnosis, abortion surgery and adjunctive treatment of diseases, page injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
More simply put, the oral and maxillofacial surgeon is the orthopedic surgeon of the facial region. He or she is an individual who addresses problems ranging from the removal of impacted teeth to the repair of facial trauma.
The centre is equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment for diagnosis and outpatient treatment, with both local and general anesthesia. Our medical staff is very pleasant and attentive to the needs of our patients, in an attempt to help ease the stress of anxious patients.
Removal of Diseased and Impacted Teeth, and Anesthesia
At NBNC, we can help you remove impacted, damaged, and non-restorable teeth. We provide sophisticated, safe, and effective anesthesia services including intravenous (IV) sedation and general anesthesia so that you can undergo the procedure in an painless and comfortable manner.
Management of Orofacial trauma
Our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are trained, skilled and uniquely qualified to manage and treat facial trauma. Our doctors provide emergency room coverage for facial injuries including: facial lacerations, lip lacerations, intra-oral lacerations, fractured teeth, avulsed (knocked out) teeth and fractured facial bones (cheek or nose)
Fracture of the Maxilla & Mandible (Upper & Lower Jaw)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons care for facial injuries by repairing routine and complex facial skin lacerations (cuts), setting fractured jaw and facial bones, reconnecting severed nerves and ducts, and treating other injuries. These procedures include care of oral tissues, the jaws, cheek and nasal bones, the forehead, and eye sockets.
Zygomatic complex fracture
Fractures of zygoma are the most common fractures of the upper cheek. Non-displaced or minimally displaced fractures may be treated conservatively. Fractures with displacement require surgery consisting of fracture reduction with application of plates and screws to keep the bone fragments in place.
The physicians and staff of the ENT Centre at NBNC are dedicated to providing you with medicine of the highest order by creating a compassionate, healing environment that focuses on state-of-the-art clinical care, research and education.
- Tracheostomy: A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure to create an opening through the neck into the trachea (windpipe). A tube is usually placed through this opening to provide an airway and to remove secretions from the lungs. This tube is called a tracheostomy tube or trach tube.
- Rhinology: Rhinology pertains to sinus diseases and the anterior skull base.
- Sinusitis: acute, chronic Sinusitis or rhinosinusitis is inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. It can be due to infection, allergy, or autoimmune problems. Most cases are due to a viral infection and resolve over the course of 10 days.
- Environmental allergies: An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system. Symptoms such as red eyes, itchiness, and runny nose, eczema, hives, or an asthma attack. Allergies can play a major role in conditions such as asthma. In some people, severe allergies to environmental or dietary allergens or to medication may result in life-threatening reactions
- Rhinitis: Rhinitis is irritation and inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose. Common symptoms of rhinitis are a stuffy nose, runny nose, and post-nasal drip. The most common kind of rhinitis is allergic rhinitis, which is usually triggered by airborne allergens such as pollen and dander. Allergic rhinitis may cause additional symptoms, such as sneezing and nasal itching, coughing, headache, fatigue, malaise, and cognitive impairment. The allergens may also affect the eyes, causing watery, reddened or itchy eyes and puffiness around the eyes.
- Pituitary tumor: Pituitary adenomas are noncancerous tumors that occur in the pituitary gland.
- Empty nose syndrome describes a nose that has been physiologically crippled by excessive surgical removal of turbinates in the nose (mainly the inferior turbinates) in a surgical procedure known as ‘turbinectomy’ or ‘conchotomy’. It is therefore an iatrogenic condition that can and should be avoided.
- Severe or recurrent epistaxis: An epistaxis or a nosebleed is the relatively common occurrence of hemorrhage from the nose, 070-414 usually noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils. There are two types: anterior (the most common), and posterior (less common, more likely to require medical attention).