Dental Research

Dental Research: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

This is a surgery that comprises the treatment of diseases or injuries of the jaw, teeth, and tissues in the mouth.¹

Things Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery can do for a patient:

It is a dental subject that looks into the diseases of the oral and maxillofacial area of the face. It explores and diagnoses these maladies by researching through the sources of clinicals, radiographic, microscopic, and biochemical.²

Oral and Maxillofacial surgery are men or women certified in dentistry but, have gone through more medical school for surgery also.² They can do a wide variety of surgeries for the face, jaw, teeth. These oral surgeons go to school for an extra 1 or 2 years after medical or dentistry school.


  • ¹ What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?; - University of Maryland Medical Center.
  • ² Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; - Dental Student Books

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