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Dentistry: Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Definition

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. From the American Dental Association

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Professional Associations

Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Journals

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Feed

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryThis monthly journal offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Practice-applicable articles help develop the methods used to handle dentoalveolar surgery, facial injuries and deformities, TMJ disorders, oral cancer, jaw reconstruction, anesthesia and analgesia. The journal also includes specifics on new instruments and diagnostic equipment and modern therapeutic drugs and devices. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is recommended for first or priority subscription by the Dental Section of the Medical Library Association.

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