Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • Alveolar Bone Graft
    Can be performed to allow the teeth to develop in the right place by putting bone in the socket or building up new bone for dental implants.

  • Arthroscopy for Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
    You may need this procedure if you experience jaw pain and find that your jaw is not moving like it should.

  • Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy
    A type of jaw surgery in which the lower jaw (mandible) is split bilaterally (moved forward or backward) to straighten it to a more balanced and functional position.

  • Cleft Lip/Palate Bone Graft
    It involves taking a small amount of bone from one place (usually the hip, head, ribs or leg) and placing it in the area of the cleft near the teeth.

  • Dental Appliances
    Dental appliances are devices that can be custom–made by a dentist or oral surgeon to fit your teeth and jaw.

  • Distraction Osteogenesis
    <p>Distraction osteogenesis is an orthognatic surgical procedure used to stretch or expand bone in the jaw to correct a dentofacial deformity caused by congenital or developmental factors, or by trauma or disease.</p>

  • Le Fort Osteotomy
    When an abnormally positioned jaw is giving rise to malocclusion problems (a misalignment of teeth), Le Fort osteotomy is often recommended.

  • Maxillomandibular Advancement
    Maxillomandibular advancement is a surgical procedure in which your upper jaw (maxilla) and lower jaw (mandible) are moved forward to correct a facial deformity or sleep disorder such as sleep apnea.

  • TMJ Replacement
    A TMJ replacement involves fitting implants to the shape of your skull and lower jaw and replacing your jaw with these implants.

  • Teeth Extraction
    A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from the mouth performed by an oral surgeon.