Hannover Medical School (MHH)

location_on Hannover, Germany
9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (229745)

Nils-Claudius Gellrich

Prof. Dr. med.

Nils-Claudius Gellrich

Specialized in: oral and maxillofacial surgery

The Department of Maxillofacial Surgery at the Hannover Medical School, headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Nils-Claudius Gellrich, encompasses all specialties of treatment, education and research in the field of maxillofacial surgery. The range of services contains the up-to-date technologies of the dental surgery, especially all techniques and methods associated with replacement of lost bone substance of the jaw and preparatory measures for the dental implantology.

The focuses of the Department are on dental and maxillofacial traumatology, treatment of complex cleft lip and palate deformities and other congenital and acquired facial pathologies, benign and malignant tumors of the oral and maxillofacial region as well as inflammatory diseases. The particular strength is a possibility of conducting precise virtual operations with the aid of computer before actual reconstruction surgeries are carried out. For this purpose, the Department has at its disposal the latest technologies of image analysis up to intraoperative navigation.

Apart from that, the Department under Prof. Dr. Dr. Nils-Claudius Gellrich is a world-leading institution in the field of reconstructive orbital surgery.

Main medical areas of the Department:

  • Dental implantology
  • Dentoalveolar surgery
  • Craniofacial injuries 
  • Orthopedic surgery (dysgnathia)
  • Treatment of cleft lip and palate deformities
  • Tumor surgery
  • Tissue transplantation and microsurgery
  • Surgery of jaw joint
  • Computer-assisted surgery (CAS, intraoperative navigation)
  • Dental radiology

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