What is oral and maxillofacial surgery?

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Dante A. Gonzales, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a type of surgery used to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.

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