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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a surgical specialty that involves surgery to correct a wide range of inuries, defects and diseases in the head, neck, face, jaws and the tissues in the oral and maxillofacial region.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a surgical specialty that involves surgery to correct a wide range of inuries, defects and diseases in the head, neck, face, jaws and the tissues in the oral and maxillofacial region.

The National Dental Centre Singapore (NDCS) provides a wide range of surgical services ranging from dentoalveolar surgery to orthognathic surgery and the management of jaw tumours; as well as patients with salivary gland, mucosal diseases facial pain and temporo-mandibular joint problems. KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) provides dental and oral-maxillo-facial surgery focusing on children.

Common Procedures

Orthognathic surgery

Orthognathic surgery is a combined orthodontic and surgical treatment approach to the correction of dental and jaw abnormalities. After the surgery, it will enable the patient to have better chewing and an improved speech.

Treatment for Cleft Lip / Palate

A child may be born with a cleft lip, a complete or incomplete cleft palate or both. There are different forms of clefts. This include Cleft Lip , Cleft Lip and Palate Submucous Cleft Palate, Mircoform Cleft Lip. It requires long-term management depending on the severity and type of the deformity.

Find a Doctor

Find your Dental Specialist

This clinical specialty is available at:


KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Children's - Dentistry and Dental Surgery

Tel: (65) 6225 5554
National Dental Centre Singapore
Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Tel: (65) 6324 8910