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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Another possibility is carrying out a facial reconstruction of what the girl would have looked like.
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The facial reconstruction was commissioned by the BBC programme Meet the Ancestors.
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