Specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of head and neck illnesses and injuries include oral and maxillofacial surgeons. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon completes an additional four to six years of formal training to address the craniomaxillofacial complex after four years of dental school. One of the nine dental specializations recognized by the American Dental Association and around the world is this one (ADA).

Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons

A wide range of problems can be diagnosed and treated by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. The problems, treatments, and operations that oral and maxillofacial surgeons deal with on a daily basis include the following, to name just a few:

  • Face reconstruction, facial pain, and TMJ
  • Wisdom teeth, impacted teeth, misaligned jaws, and tooth extractions
  • Apicoectomy for Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Halt the tooth’s decay
  • Oral tumors, cysts, cancers, and biopsies
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery for Sleep Apnea
  • Implant dentistry