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Oral and maxillofacial surgery specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mouth, jaws, the face and the neck.

Written by Doctify Team 27/04/2020

What is a Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mouth, jaws, the face and the neck. This discipline can be considered a combination of dentistry and medicine, with the majority of specialists being dual qualified in both dentistry and Maxillofacial surgery.

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Conditions of the mouth, jaw, face and neck may require the attention of a maxillary facial surgeon to correct any deformity. Common conditions treated by Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons include elements related to head and neck cancers. Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons also conduct a number of procedures including the reconstruction of maxillary facial trauma and jaw correction surgery.

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