Empowering Smiles, Transforming Lives.
Driven by precision and compassion, our maxillofacial and oral surgeon specialises in enhancing both the aesthetics and functionality of the face and oral region.
Anyone who is missing teeth or wearing dentures is a candidate for dental implants and can benefit from increased chewing efficiency and improved appearance or speech. Dr. Hermann W Kluge is involved in all stages and levels of dental implant rehabs.
When a defect in the bone is created by a tooth extraction or periodontal disease, it is important to replace that lost bone with a material that will become bone again. Healthy bone is necessary for healthy teeth.
Serious problems can develop from impacted wisdom teeth, i.e. pain, infection, and crowding or damage to adjacent teeth. If you have wisdom teeth they should be evaluated for possible problems.
Fractures (broken bones) can involve the lower jaw, upper jaw, cheekbones, eye socket, and combinations of these bones. At Kluge+, we treat many influential athletes that include the Blue Bulls and Springbok rugby players.
Orthognathic surgery often requires a team approach with the oral and maxillofacial surgeon and the orthodontist.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders are a family of problems related to your complex jaw joint. If you have had symptoms like pain or a “clicking” sound, you’ll be glad to know that these problems are more easily diagnosed and treated than they were in the past. At Kluge+, Dr. Hermann W Kluge specializes in TMJ replacements, with over 100 custom full TMJ replacements done, making him one of the leading TMJ replacement surgeons in South Africa.
The inside of the mouth is normally lined with a special type of skin (mucosa) that is smooth and pink in colour. Any alteration in this appearance could be a warning sign for a pathological process. The most serious of these is oral cancer.