RWTH University Hospital Aachen

Aachen, Germany


Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Frank Hölzle

Prof. Dr. med.

Frank Hölzle

Specialized in: oral and maxillofacial surgery

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Frank Hölzle covers the entire field of specialization, including microsurgical reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. A special focus is on the interdisciplinary therapy for treating tumors, malformations, traumas and treatment before the use of prostheses and implants.

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Aachen has an up-to-date equipped polyclinic with 12 procedure units, where You can receive care from a highly qualified team under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Frank Hölzle. The team consists of 25 doctors and 10 dental assistants with a special education. Moreover, the Department supervises a 24-hour service of emergency dental care and offers all surgical options of dental care from a simple tooth extraction and up to jaw reconstruction surgery with the following implantation or dental prosthetics. Within the counseling on implantation, the doctors discuss specific situations and develop treatment plans. 

The range of services of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Hospital Aachen under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Frank Hölzle includes, i.a.:

  • Plastic and reconstructive facial surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Dermatosurgery
  • Craniofacial anomalies (dysgnathia, cleft lip, jaw and palate)
  • Alternations of the mucous membrane of the oral cavity
  • Oncological diseases
  • Traumatology
  • Septic surgery of head and neck
  • Pre-prosthetic surgery
  • Implantology/implant prostodontics
  • Dentoalveolar surgery
  • Defect prosthetics/ epithetics 
  • Laser therapy and aesthetic use of a laser
  • Functional and aesthetic Botox therapy 



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