The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery services to evaluate and treat infants and children with oral, maxillofacial, and craniofacial disorders. Dr. John Caccamese works closely with other medical and dental specialists to facilitate interdisciplinary care.

Patient Conditions We Treat

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Dental disorders
  • Jaw size discrepancies
  • Facial trauma
  • Facial and jaw tumors
  • Congenital and acquired craniofacial anomalies (including Treacher Collins syndrome, Hemifacial Microsomia/Goldenhar Syndrome, Pierre Robin Sequence, Binder Syndrome and Craniofacial Dysostosis)
  • Pediatric sleep apnea
  • Ankyloglossia ("tongue-tie")
  • Temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Prenatal evaluations and counseling
  • Postnatal diagnostic assessments
  • Radiology and medical modeling
  • Interdisciplinary medical evaluation (including general pediatrics, genetics and pediatric anesthesiology)
  • Interdisciplinary dental evaluation (including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry and prosthodontics)

Specialized Treatments

  • Same day and inpatient surgery
  • ICU monitoring and management
  • Sophisticated anesthesia for children
  • Outpatient sedation for dental extractions
  • Interdisciplinary medical and dental management