Beauty and personality is important to life otherwise you may lose much of your confidence and appeal and it may have a negative impact on your career and success. But many times we come across through various accidents that left us with an injured face, scared head or cleft lips which compromise our social appeal. Thus it is important for us to get rid of these incidences as soon as possible and here comes the role of Plastic and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery services that can help us lead a normal life without bothering much about our social appeal.
With this guide we have tried to describe the nitty-gritty of Plastic and Oral maxillofacial Surgery so that people visit their physician with an informed mind.
So, before we move ahead with other parts of it let’s discuss first what Plastic and Oral Maxillofacial surgery is and would be defining it.
What is Plastic and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery?
Plastic and oral maxillofacial surgery is a discipline of medicine that involves treating diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the soft and hard tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region of the human body.
Who are the regulatory bodies in this domain?
Medical practice is a very organized and regulated profession wherein concerned regulatory bodies keep a vigilant eye on each of the activities of various players and it is important for people to know which is the authoritative regulatory body in their jurisdiction and whether the intended physician by it or not. For example, in the United States the regulatory body for such practice is American Dental Association, in the United Kingdom it is Royal College of Surgeons of England. In Canada it is governed by Royal College of Dentists of Canada and in Australia by Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. In India the regulatory body is Medical Council of India.
Apart from this there are many questions those should be asked prior to visiting such a surgeon. And these questions are:
Is the surgeon certified and accredited- This is one of the most important questions those should be asked by a patient prior to visiting such a surgeon. Most of the surgeons are certified and accredited by the respective regulatory body and these regulatory bodies maintain a database of these practitioners.
Does the surgeon have enough experienced- Experience is another important criteria on the basis of which we can determine if a surgeon is worth visiting or not. In this profession more experienced a surgeon is higher is the success rate.
What about privacy- Privacy is one of those things that matter a lot to the patients and therefore it is important for them to ensure right at the beginning that the privacy of the patient can be maintained. Reputed surgeons like, Dr Elhadi Babiker knows the importance of privacy and thus he does everything to ensure privacy of their patients.