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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When surgically placed by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS), dental implants can last a lifetime.
Cosmetic surgery for the oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
He will be seeing a maxillofacial surgeon in the morning.
Harley Street's Karim Hussain - a maxillofacial surgeon with training as a doctor - was treating the woman's wisdom teeth.
Consultant oral maxillofacial surgeon Eric Nash, said, "The first national mouth cancer awareness week was held in October 1995 and 26 patients with cancer came to open access clinics as a result of the publicity and were cured of their disease.
Stephen Marquardt, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon at UCLA's Medical Center, who has designed a model based on a series of triangles that molds what could be considered the most perfect face - a model that the documentary shows both Tom Cruise and Kate Moss fit in uncannily, while Cleese notes, ``To my surprise, it didn't fit my face at all.
Transfacial access for neurosurgical procedures: An extended role for the maxillofacial surgeon.
For private practice clinicians in oral surgery, Jensen, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, compiles 22 chapters on alveolar bone graft augmentation for dental implantology in a handbook that moves away from the idea of implant success and insertion of titanium into bone to one of gingiva-alveolus-implant success and alveolar reconstruction.
Oloyede, consultant maxillofacial surgeon at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
Hempe and Wooley will join a contingent of about 30 people that will include two anesthesiologists, general surgeons, a gynecologist, pediatricians, internists, and a maxillofacial surgeon, Talty said.
It is always nice to see patients under preventative circumstances rather than through the facial trauma cases in the emergency room or extractions of teeth that cause pain," says Bryan Bailey, a Board Certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
Alfredo Tendler is an accomplished Board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon whose credentials and training reflect his commitment to deliver the very best care to his patients and leadership within his specialty.