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Auckland DHB - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Regional Service

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Salivary Gland Surgery

Superficial Parotidectomy: an incision is made in front of the ear and runs down beneath the ear lobe. The superficial (top) lobe of the parotid gland is removed.

Submandibular Gland Removal: an incision is made just below the jaw bone and the submandibular gland removed.

Sublingual Gland removal: an incision is made along the floor of the mouth and the gland is removed.

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