Norton Children’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Norton Children’s oral and maxillofacial surgeons treat conditions that affect the mouth, jaw and facial structures in children and teens.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a dentistry specialty focused on caring for conditions that affect the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Norton Children’s offers routine and specialized oral and maxillofacial care for children.

Why Should Your Child See a Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

A child’s face has many important nerves and growing bones. A pediatric-trained oral and maxillofacial surgeon provides specialized care for children with congenital conditions or injuries.

Our oral and maxillofacial team consists of oral and maxillofacial specialists including board-certified surgeons, radiologists, dentists, and pathologists.

Multidisciplinary Care for Your Child

Our oral and maxillofacial surgeons work with pediatric anesthesiologists to ensure that each child receives a safe experience during a complex surgery.  In addition, the team partners with other subspecialists from Norton Children’s Hospital to provide care related to complex congenital conditions.

Collaboration with UofL Physicians for Your Child’s Care

We partner with physicians from the University of Louisville to offer highly skilled care for your child. Norton Children’s Hospital serves as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Louisville School of Medicine. These doctors are professors and active researchers helping to advance medical care through clinical research and education.

The Norton Children’s Difference

The care your child needs is close to home at Norton Children’s. With a 125-year presence in Louisville, Norton Children’s is a leader in pediatric care across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, providing an expanded footprint that includes:

Norton Children’s Offers Specialized Programs and Services, Including:

  • Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, and the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which is one of the oldest oncology programs continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Norton Children’s Heart & Vascular Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, a pioneer in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Norton Children’s heart surgeons performed Kentucky’s first heart transplant in a newborn in 1986, making the hospital the second site in the United States for infant transplants. Norton Children’s Hospital will be home to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (expected completion in 2019).
  • Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, including a Level 4 epilepsy center
  • Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
  • The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
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