oral and maxillofacial surgeon


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oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Oral and maxillofacial surgeon

A dentist who is trained to perform surgery to correct injuries, defects, or conditions of the mouth, teeth, jaws, and face.
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A close liaison between Gynaecologist and Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon is of paramount importance for the successful management fascial space infections in pregnancy.
Spreading odontogenic infections are one of the most common type of serious orofacial infections en- countered by oral and maxillofacial surgeons ranging from simple dental caries to life threatening Ludwig's angina and mediastinitis.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons undergo a significant amount of specialized training as part of their residency so they are qualified to administer a range of anesthesia options, ensuring patients are pain-free and safe during their procedure.
He is Chief of Dentistry at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Vice President of the Board of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and previously serving as Editor of the state association's newsletter, member of several association committees, and President of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Health Foundation.
The piloting of questionnaire was done using local emergency and accident dept with oral and maxillofacial surgeons.
The results of this study would have been different if it were conducted at a unit where oral and maxillofacial surgeons are a part of the emergency response team and patients with high FISS scores would have been more frequently encountered.
The management of fractures to the maxillofacial complex remains a challenge for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, demanding both skill and a high level of expertise.