Conditions and diseases
Symptoms and causes
A maxillary fracture is a fracture of the upper and/or lower jaw. No two fractures are alike. Each maxillary fracture requires a specific approach.
Diagnosis and treatment
After the clinical and radiological examination, the physician will draft an individual plan for the patient.
If the fracture is dislocated, it must be put back into place under general anaesthesia. The surgeon fixates the fracture with titanium plates and screws. If necessary, these will be removed afterwards again.
Treatment centres and specialisations
Latest publication date: 21/01/2021
Supervising author: Dr Borghgraef Kristin