oral and maxillofacial surgery

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oral and maxillofacial surgery

[¦ȯr·əl and ‚ak·sə·lō¦fā·shəl ′sər·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A branch of dentistry that treats diseases and abnormalities of the maxillofacial region by surgical means.
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Then investigating agency decided to go in for DNA test and facial reconstruction and facial super imposition of all skulls found.
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The exhibit showcases how facial reconstruction sharpens anthropologists' image of humanity's past.
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The unaffected side of the biker's face has been used to create a mirror image, which will enable perfect facial reconstruction.
the Richard III Society commissioned a facial reconstruction of the king based on the human remains found at the Greyfriars in Leicester.
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