involves treating disease, injuries and defects of the mouth, teeth and surrounding structures through surgery.
The dental specialty involving the diagnosis and treatment of diseases requiring surgical intervention.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a specialty of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of congenital or acquired diseases, dysfunction, defects or injuries of the mouth, jaws, face, neck and associated regions.
Oral surgeons treat diseases, injuries and developmental abnormalities of the oral cavity, teeth, jaws and adjacent structures.
Surgical procedures on the mouth including extractions, removal of cysts or tumors, and repair of fractured jaws
The diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects which involve the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. It is a recognized international dental specialty, which requires a minimum length of formation of 5 years for a basic medical training and 4 years for a basic medical and dental training, in the European Union. In the U.S.A. and Canada it is one of the 9 dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association and the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.