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St-Elisabeth site - Uccle
02-614 20 00
St-Michel site - Etterbeek
02-614 30 00
Bella Vita Medical Center
02-614 42 00

Stomatology and maxillo-facial surgery

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ABOUT THE STOMATOLOGY WARD

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Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a surgical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the mouth and face, in the surgical as well as in the medical field.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is constantly evolving and attempts to treat and correct diseases of the tissues of the mouth and face.

Areas of action:

  • Skeletal malformations 
  • Congenital malformations 
  • Head and neck cancer 
  • Pre-prosthetic reconstructive surgery
  • Implantology
  • Dental restoration

Procedures performed:

  • Orthognathic surgery: correction of irregularities in the bones (osteotomy) are usually intra-oral procedures. Several surgical techniques are possible (direct fixation or distraction osteogenesis) depending on the type and severity of malformation.  The procedure may be prepared and performed with 3D computer-aided surgical stimulation.
  • Preprosthetic surgery
  • Bone grafting
  • Implantology and dental restoration: in the case of partial or complete edentulism, combined with different grades of bone atrophy, surgeons may practise any form of bone reconstruction. They have new techniques at their disposal (CT-scan based diagnosis, 3D planning, computer-aided surgery, direct placement of dental implant and immediate loading) as well as a wide range of implant systems adapted to each individual case (one or several surgical procedures).
  • Cancer surgery: our staff has extensive experience in treating orbital and eyelid pathologies and/or head and neck cancer (benign or malignant tumours), as well as in all aspects of resection and reconstruction of hard and soft tissues.