Oral and Maxillofacial

What is the meaning of maxillofacial?

Maxillofacial means jaws and face, which combines with mouth becomes the domain/area of specialization of oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

What is oral treatment/surgery?

This is a branch of dentistry which deals in diagnosing and surgically treating injuries, diseases, defects of jaws, mouth, face etc. This also includes dental implants, removing decayed teeth, biopsy and taking of cysts as well as tumors of jaw and mouth, treating facial trauma and jaw reconstruction.

What treatment/procedures are followed by oral and maxillofacial surgeon?

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons perform the following procedures/treatments:

Does the treatment require x-rays?

X-rays are always taken before the treatment begins as it gives a clear picture of the disorder in the teeth or the bones.