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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Gay-Escoda, "Quality of life following lower third molar removal," International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.
Perez, "Surgical management of congenital deformities with temporomandibular joint malformation," Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, vol.
A 65-year-old white woman presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Pernambuco School of Dentistry, Universidade de Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil, complaining of a purplish lesion on the left lateral border of the tongue.
The patients of ENT, Eye and with maxillofacial surgery requirement have been facing hardship due to delay in construction work of the new building.
tEchniquE and trouBlE-shooting British Journal of oral and Maxillofacial surgEry 2012; 50; 739 -744
Damascus, SANA - Caretaker Minister of Higher Education Malik Ali discussed with the directors of university hospitals and deans of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at Damascus University means of hospital boosting work at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and raising its educational level.
He was then admitted to a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Thomas Jefferson University hospital, where he was elected chief resident in his final year.
The educational establishment will cover training of qualified medical personnel in the field of dentistry, scientific and practical researches, developments in dentistry, and maxillofacial surgery.
The venture is the brainchild of Jonathan Shepherd, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, who is based at the dental hospital at the University Hospital of Wales.
Complications in oral and maxillofacial surgery. 1st ed.
Sjogren, "The odontogenic keratocyst: a benign cystic tumor?" Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, vol.