MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY IN SWITZERLAND
Maxillofacial surgery was born during the First World War, when surgeons developed techniques to repair the soldiers’ mutilated faces also called “broken mouths”. Today in Switzerland, a maxillofacial surgeon is a specialist in facial surgery.
In close collaboration with dentists from the dental center of Laclinic in Montreux, Dr. Jean-Charles BAYOL performs orthognathic surgery (treatment of facial dysmorphoses such as prognathisms or retrognathisms), as well as pre-implant surgery (bone grafting in the jaws to enable the placing of dental implants).
The orthognathic surgery aims to reposition the jaws. Thus, the surgeon operates directly on the facial skeleton. This procedure usually follows an orthodontic treatment which is...
PRE IMPLANT SURGERY
Bone capital deficiency of some patients sometimes forces to resort to pre-implant surgery before placing a dental implant and a dental prosthesis. Then, it comes to rebuild the...