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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Colin Bell has served 6 years on the advisory committee of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
He studied Medicine at the University of California, Davis and completed a Residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
Bailey is an AOCMF faculty member and strives to stay up to date on all aspects of the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
After a medical internship in general surgery, he completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in San Antonio.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a highly specialized form of dentistry.
4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The need for dental implant treatment in older patients remains high, considering the prevalence of partial and complete loss of one's teeth, according to an article in the November 2013 issue of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, entitled Virtual Surgical Planning for Treatment of Severe Mandibular Retrognathia With Collapsed Occlusion Using Contemporary Surgical and Prosthodontic Protocols.
This is truly the future of oral and maxillofacial surgery in the United States.
Shulman is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and lectures at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA), a surgical procedure performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons to move both the upper and/or lower jaws forward, has been shown to noticeably improve obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis of the Posterior Airway Space After Maxillomandibular Advancement for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, an article published in the August 2013 issue of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
This now brings to 60 the number of Harcourt Health Science journals in the IDEAL collection, including the European Heart Journal, the British Journal of Cancer, the British Journal of Plastic Surgery, the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery and the Journal of Hand Surgery.
Between 1988 and 1991 held Clinical Extern positions at the, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Bellevue Hospital Centre, New York.
Prior to its official introduction at the Hawaii meeting, the new Bident unit and a line of procedure-specific instruments were previewed in September at meetings of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.