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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In this phase the orthodontist and oral surgeon are extremely important in completing final alignment, or positioning, of the teeth.
William Edis QC said that it was a tragic story and that Aghabeigi was a highly-qualified oral surgeon who came to Birmingham in 2003 and had provided valuable service to the public.
Perhaps lysine will also help what your oral surgeon calls lichenoid mucositis.
A 22-year-old woman (body weight: 127 Ibs [58 kg]) sought care at an emergency department (ED) for dizziness approximately 5 hours after her oral surgeon extracted four wisdom teeth.
Bae Jung-ho, an oral surgeon at Seoul's Yonsei Severance Hospital, operated on the boy last month.
Smart is an oral surgeon and chairman of the board of directors of the Medical Center of South Arkansas.
Arizona State sophomore Jen Albert made an unscheduled visit to an oral surgeon Saturday night following ASU's win over Arizona in a quarterfinal game of the inaugural Pac-10 Conference women's basketball tournament at McArthur Court.
Working with Ugo Ripamonti, an oral surgeon at the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa, Reddi has applied the protein to coax damaged bone and tooth-anchoring connective tissues to repair themselves.
Representing the perspectives of several different specialties, Moore (Emery University Medical Center; otolaryngology, Grady Memorial Hospital) discusses issues pertinent to pediatric facial trauma from the viewpoint of the oral surgeon, neurosurgeon, dentist, ophthalmologist, otolaryngologist, radiologist, plastic surgeon, and craniomaxillofacial surgeon.
He was referred to an oral surgeon for removal of the torus mandibularis.
Scott Harrington is a Tulsa oral surgeon caught amidst a public health scare that involves many of his patients inked a contract every three years with a state agency to offer safe care to juveniles in custody.
Six months after the onset of her initial symptoms, the patient developed purulent drainage, and she was referred to an oral surgeon.