Deals primarily with the removal of teeth, treatment of jaw fractures, removal of tumors, and correction of malformed facial bones. Other specialties include oral pathology, and public health dentistry.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries involving the function and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions.
The removal of teeth and the repair and treatment of other oral problems, such as tumors and fractures periodontist Advanced gum disease; inflammation of gum tissue, which causes bone loss resulting in tooth loss if, untreated.
A dental procedure classified under a schedule of oro-surgical operations published by an insurer (i.e.: those covered by the policy). These procedures refer to specific procedures relating to teeth, jaws and other parts of the mouth or face. Should not be confused with routine dentistry, which is not normally covered by PMI.