|Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
The specialty of dentistry and discipline of pathology that deals with the identification and management of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions. It investigates the causes, processes, and effects of these diseases. Its practice includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, and biochemical examinations.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: The specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects. It involves both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.