Maxillofacial Surgery

Maxillofacial Surgery

The Maxillofacial Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon and Maxillofacial is a physician with specific training for the treatment of various pathologies of the mouth, face and neck. Surgical treatment always aims at the rehabilitation of function and aesthetic harmony.

Surgeries / Procedures performed at the HPA Health Group:
  • Oral Surgery;
  • Cosmetic surgery of the face and neck;
  • Pathology of the temporomandibular joints;
  • Surgical removal of tumours of the face, both benign and malignant;
  • Congenital anomalies of the face;
  • Development changes of the face;
  • Diseases of the salivary glands;
  • Trauma of the face.

Related tests:
  • Orthopantomography;
  • Radiology of the face;
  • CT Scan of the face;
  • MRI of the face;
  • Ultrasound of the face;
  • Skin and bone biopsies.

Main pathologies/diseases:
  • Treatment of alterations of the mouth, such as cysts, impacted teeth, jaw bone atrophy  etc;
  • Treatment of benign and malignant tumours of the mouth, and jaw and soft tissue structures of the face;
  • Congenital anomalies  of the face (malformations, undershot and overshot jaw bone, asymmetry of the face, etc ...);
  • Diseases of the salivary glands (parotid, submaxillary, etc ...) such as tumours, calculi, inflammation and others;
  • Trauma of the face;
  • Cosmetic surgery of the face and neck.

Common symptoms

Ulcerations, pain, psychological problems, chewing difficulties, saliva changes, breathing difficulties.

Strong points of this Specialty at the HPA Health Group:
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery;
  • Trauma of the face;
  • Face the development changes, especially the collaboration of orthodontics which together  restore the correct position to the jaw bones, which in some cases also requires corrective surgery "chin", nose, molars and other;
  • Surgery of the salivary glands.


medical specialty available on the following units