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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons provide consultation for and treatment of oral, facial and upper jaw trauma, diseases or abnormalities of growth and development, malocclusion, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders and facial pain. Treatments include:

  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Dental and facial implants
  • Bone grafting
  • Extraction and surgical removal of teeth
  • Orthognathic (jaw) surgery for the correction of congenital, developmental and acquired oral and maxillofacial deformities
  • Oral appliance treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea

Facial-Skeletal Deformities Clinic
This clinic specializes in the surgical treatment of facial deformities present at birth or resulting from disease or injury.

Dental and facial implants are available for individuals who have lost teeth. For your convenience, our oral and maxillofacial surgeons can coordinate with a general dentist at the Oral Health Center for the implant tooth replacement.

Oral & Maxillofacial Reconstruction Clinic
Experts in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction treat patients after trauma or tumor removal.

Oral Pathology, Oral Cancer
The specialists at the Loyola Oral Health Center include oral pathologists and oral medicine specialists who diagnose and treat diseases of the oral cavity, including oral cancer.

Temporomandibular Joint and Facial Pain Clinic
Treatments include TMJ reconstruction.

Wisdom Teeth Removal
Wisdom teeth are known for the dental problems they can cause, and removing them can be an important part of oral health.


Ongoing studies include oral and maxillofacial reconstruction after ablative cancer surgery, TMJ reconstruction with custom prostheses and oral implants.