about oral & maxillofacial surgery
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a dental specialty involving the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, defects, and injuries related to the functional and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws, face and neck. The scope of practice includes preventive, reconstructive, and emergency treatment of craniofacial structures.
Surgery Outside the Hospital Setting
Office surgery can save you time and money. Oral and maxillofacial surgery practices have well-equipped facilities for the safe completion of a variety of outpatient
oral surgery procedures. With a range of anesthetic options available, your comfort will be ensured.
Qualifications of an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists whose training consists of four years of dental school followed by an additional four or more years of an accredited, hospital-based, surgical residency program.
OMS residents rotate through related medical fields such as general surgery, anesthesia, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and plastic surgery. Residents also receive training in physical diagnosis which includes the assessment of a patient's medical, surgical and anesthetic risks.
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