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Maxillofacial Surgery in Thailand

Details of dental clinics and medical centers in Thailand performing Maxillofacial Surgery.
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Yanhee Hospital

Yanhee International Hospital is a modern international hospital with 400 beds capacity and equipped with facilities to serve inpatients and outpatients for medical, cosmetic and aesthetic procedures.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Yanhee Hospital

Bangkok Hospital Phuket

A multi-specialty tertiary hospital located in Phuket. The hospital provides medical services to Thai locals as well as international patients. Aside from medical procedures, it also offers dental services through its Dental Center.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Bangkok Hospital Phuket

14 listed dentists:

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Dr. Boonyanat Guensri, DDS

Tooth implants, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Sirisak Eakpisutsunthorn, DDS.

Dental - Endodontics (Root Canal)

BNH Hospital

The Dental Center at BNH Hospital has over 40 dentists and dental surgeons on staff, covering all dental specialties. All dentists at BNH speak English, and many received some or all of their training in USA or Europe.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at BNH Hospital

36 listed dentists:

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Ramkhamhaeng Hospital

Ramkhamhaeng has the resources, experience and expertise to provide international quality health care at very competitive prices.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Ramkhamhaeng Hospital

Chaophya Hospital

The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Chaophya Hospital

4 listed dentists:

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Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital

Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital is the main hospital of the Samitivej hospitals group. It provides quality tertiary care, from cosmetic surgery to major operations such as open heart surgery.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital

Bangkok Christian Hospital

A general hospital located on Silom road, the business center of Bangkok. The hospital offers a range of medical services, both inpatient and outpatient, including a large dental center.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Bangkok Christian Hospital

5 listed dentists:

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Dr. Anusorn Pisanusan

General Dental Care

Dr. Anutr Sudhikam

General Dental Care

Aek Udon International Hospital

The Aek Udon International Hospital is the largest medical center in the province of Udonthani, providing health care services to the local community.


Maxillofacial Surgery is available at Aek Udon Hospital

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About Maxillofacial Surgery

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is maxillofacial surgery?

Maxillofacial surgery is a surgical subspecialty of medicine that diagnoses and treats defects, diseases and injuries to the hard and soft tissues of the mouth (oral) and jaws and face region (maxillofacial). These diseases, injuries or defects may interfere with the function or aesthetics of the oral and maxillofacial region.

Who performs maxillofacial surgery?

This kind of surgery is performed by a maxillofacial surgeon. Such a surgeon is specialized in treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex. This includes the anatomical area of the skull, face, mouth, and jaws as well as associated structures.

What kind of training do maxillofacial surgeons have?

Depending on the location, maxillofacial surgeons may have training in general medicine, dentistry, and surgery. Training and qualification in medicine can be optionally undertaken. They may also undergo additional optional training for 1or 2 years in oral and maxillofacial surgery fellowship training. This fellowship can be in the following areas:

  • Cosmetic facial surgery
  • Head and neck cancer-microvascular reconstruction
  • Cranio-maxillofacial trauma
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Head and neck reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial regeneration

Why see a maxillofacial surgeon?
  • To have dental implants inserted to replace teeth.
  • To have oral surgical procedures performed
  • To have an oral, facial or jaw cyst or tumor diagnosed and treated.
  • To have your jaw aligned
  • To have your jaw joints repaired
  • To have facial and jaw reconstruction after cancer surgery
  • To have the facial bones realigned after facial trauma.
  • To consult so as to determine whether to have aesthetic surgery
  • To have a tooth extracted

Surgical procedures

Treatments may be performed on the craniomaxillofacial complex which includes the face, neck, mouth, jaws and include:

  • Dentoalveolar surgery: This is surgery for difficult tooth extraction, to remove impacted teeth, extractions on medically compromised patients, bone grafting or pre-prosthetic surgery, dentures, or other dental prostheses.
  • Surgery to insert bone fused maxillofacial implants and dental implants for attaching bone anchored hearing aids and craniofacial prostheses.
  • Cosmetic surgery of the head and neck: This includes facelift, browlift, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, septoplasty, cheek or chin augmentation, genioplasty, lip enhancement, oculoplastics, neck liposuction, injectable cosmetic treatments, chemical peel and botox
  • Corrective jaw surgery and surgical treatment of sleep apnea

How to prepare for maxillofacial surgery

If opting for sedation or general anesthesia you should not drink or eat anything 6-8 hours prior to the surgery. Also, ensure to have someone to take you home after the procedure. Any prescribed medication should be taken with only a small sip of water.

After care : Bleeding: Most bleeding is usually under control by the time you leave. Some blood-tinged saliva or oozing may continue for a day. Pain: The doctor will prescribe medication to manage any pain you may experience. Swelling: This may occur immediately after the procedure. It may gradually increase over 1-3 days. Ice packs may control the swelling. Nausea: This may result from the anesthesia or pain medication. Diet: You should eat soft foods and drink liquids 1-2 days following the surgery. Hot and spicy foods should be avoided Oral hygiene: This should not be avoided. Brush your teeth as usual and use warm salt water to rinse the mouth after each meal. The surgical area should not be brushed for at least 4 days following the surgery. Activity: You can resume regular activities gradually after the first 2-3 days. This is because strenuous activities can promote bleeding. Fever: It is normal to have an elevated body temperature following the procedure for a day. Side effects: These are temporary and improve as healing progresses. They include an earache, restricted mouth opening, and discoloration of the skin, the temporary ache of the adjacent teeth and stretching or cracking at the mouth corners.

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