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Why You Should Consider an Oral Surgeon in Singapore for Your Facial Aesthetic Procedures

bigstock-Asian-doctor-woman-portrait-S-48848585Did you know that facial aesthetic procedures can be done by a wide range of medical and dental professionals in Singapore, from general doctors and dentists to surgical specialists? So how can the average Singapore patient, who isn't an expert on medical professionals or aesthetic procedures, choose the best provider for his or her facial aesthetic procedure? The answer is quite simple – choose a Singapore oral surgeon, even if your procedure will be a non-surgical one.

In Singapore, aesthetic facial procedures are separated into two basic categories, minimally invasive and invasive procedures. Facial aesthetic procedures that fall under the minimally invasive category include the injection of cosmetic products, including most dermal fillers and neurotoxin solutions, as well as other non-surgical cosmetic procedures, such as chemical peels or microdermabrasion, for instance. These procedures can be done by most any medical or dental professional, provided he or she has completed an accredited training course specific to these procedures. Surgical specialists, like Singapore oral and maxillofacial surgeons, are qualified to perform both minimally invasive procedures and invasive ones, such as eyelid surgery, facial implants, face lifts, and facial bone contouring, among many others.

So why is a Singapore oral and maxillofacial surgeon your best choice for both minimally invasive and surgical facial aesthetic procedures? Because of the sort of specialized training they undergo to become dentistry's surgical specialists. Oral surgeons spend a minimum of four years – after completing dental college – being trained in a hospital based residency program. They train with medical residents in general medicine, general surgery, anesthesiology, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), plastic and reconstructive surgery, among other specialty areas, becoming experts in all aspects of facial anatomy, including the bone, skin and muscles of the face, mouth and jaw. Due to this extensive, hands-on surgical training, oral and maxillofacial surgeons are uniquely qualified to perform procedures that involve these areas, including facial aesthetic procedures, from minimally-invasive procedures to surgical ones.

So, the bottom line is that when it comes to facial procedures, choosing an oral and maxillofacial surgeon means that you are placing your procedure in the hands of the very best-qualified medical professional. Whether you're having a minimally-invasive procedure, such as Botox or dermal fillers, or complex surgical treatment, like cosmetic jaw surgery, a Singapore oral surgeon has the level of expertise, skill and experience you need to ensure that you get the optimal results you're looking for from your facial aesthetic procedure.

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