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What is Maxillofacial Surgery?

…   An exact literal definition of oral and maxillofacial surgery when taken from the dictionary would be as follows: Surgery 1. The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of injury, deformity, and disease by manual and instrumental means. 2. A surgical operation or procedure, especially one involving the removal or […]

What is Oral Surgery?

Oral Surgery is the branch of dentistry dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of disorder, disease, injury and defect of “maxillofacial” structure.  Maxillofacial can be defined by breaking the word into two parts, “maxillo” meaning maxilla or jaw bones and “facial” meaning the structure of the face.  A maxillofacial surgeon is an expert in the […]