What is Maxillofacial surgery?

Maxilla

Maxilla refers to the jaws. The lower maxilla, or lower jaw, is currently called the mandible and the term maxilla refers to the upper jaw.
 
Jaw and Teeth X-ray - Oral Surgery in Massachusetts
 

Specialized Dentistry

Maxillofacial surgery involves procedures to the jaw of the face, and can involve difficult tooth extractions, corrective surgery, or to prepare an area for dental implant installations, to name a few. Maxillofacial surgery requires extensive training and experience, and we are proud to offer this specialized service to the community.