Oral and Facial Surgery
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. (American Dental Association)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are a recognized specialty of Dentistry that requires 4-6 years of training after dental school in a hospital setting, which includes extensive training in anesthesia, trauma surgery, crainiofacial surgery, and treating medically comprised patients.
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