It also involves corrections applied in hard and soft tissues of mouth to help making of prosthesis. In fact maxillofacial surgery title is a very general and efficient treatment model, therefore jaw-face region, lower jawbone joint, salivary gland diseases are within study fields of maxillofacial surgery. Detection and treatment of some systematic diseases, symptoms within the mouth are observed under this title. There are advanced implant surgery applications such as placing implants into jawbone, putting bone grafts as a result of the fact that bone required for implant is insufficient, which are frequently applied in dentistry.
Another issue included within the scope of maxillofacial surgery is natal or subsequently developed jaw face anomalies. The situations such as frequently encountered cleft palate and lip, disorder of chewing function and aesthetics due to ahead or behind positioning of lower or upper jaw are included among them.
Traditional techniques such as x-ray and advanced techniques, in which three dimensional bone model of the patient in the same size is achieved by supporting with tomography, are used within the scope of maxillofacial surgery diagnosis methods. By this means, operation plan may completely be performed by making pre-operative definite diagnosis. In order to be successful in diagnosis and treatment, multidiscipliner studies with other specialty fields of dentistry such as orthodonty and prosthodontics are required.