Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are recognized specialists who are surgically trained in a hospital based residency program for a minimum of four years. There they rotate alongside medical residents in internal medicine, general surgery and anesthesiology, and also spend time in otolaryngology, plastic surgery, emergency medicine and other specialty areas. Their training focuses, though, on the hard (ie, bone) and soft (ie, skin, muscle) tissue of the face, mouth, and jaws. Their knowledge and surgical expertise uniquely qualify them to diagnose and treat the functional and esthetic conditions in the maxillofacial anatomical area. The scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery practice includes, among others:

  • Outpatient Anesthesia

  • Oral / Dental Surgery

  • Surgical Correction of Facial Skeletal Deformities

  • Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery

  • Facial Trauma Surgery

  • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

  • Oral Pathologic Conditions

  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery