Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery

Published/updated: 10/07/12 15:24

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical speciality concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.Consultant specialists working in this area are called  Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons frequently work alongside other specialists including orthodontists, oncologists, neurosurgeons, plastic surgeons, and ENT (ear, nose and throat) surgeons.

Services available

This area can include the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, skin cancer, cleft lip and palate, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, temperomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections. The Trust holds twice weekly clinics and a weekly day case list at Solihull Hospital. Also there are joint clinics with Orthodontics and a fast track clinic every Friday.

Contact details

Please call 0121 424 2000 and ask for the relevant department

Service Manager Name

Sue Rogers

List of Consultants

Mr Keith Webster, Consultant Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon

Mr Rhodri Williams, Consultant Maxillofacial and Oral Surgeon

Links

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  www.baoms.org.uk/

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