oral surgeon


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or·al sur·geon

a dentist who specializes in oral surgery.

oral surgeon

den·tal sur·geon

(den'tăl sŭr'jŏn)
A general practitioner of dentistry.
Synonym(s): oral surgeon.

Oral surgeon

A dentist who specializes in surgical procedures of the mouth, including extractions.
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I decided to assist in providing individuals, patients, with the resources to find trained oral surgeons who do.
William Edis QC said that it was a tragic story and that Aghabeigi was a highly-qualified oral surgeon who came to Birmingham in 2003 and had provided valuable service to the public.
The firm believes patients with permanent injuries should hold the negligent dentist or oral surgeon accountable for their mistakes.
After the game, an oral surgeon reset the teeth, provided a retainer to protect the teeth, and Albert returned to duty but played sparingly in Arizona State's semifinal victory over Oregon on Sunday.
One of the reasons patients are often referred to an oral surgeon is the full range of Anesthesia options offered during procedures.
Representing the perspectives of several different specialties, Moore (Emery University Medical Center; otolaryngology, Grady Memorial Hospital) discusses issues pertinent to pediatric facial trauma from the viewpoint of the oral surgeon, neurosurgeon, dentist, ophthalmologist, otolaryngologist, radiologist, plastic surgeon, and craniomaxillofacial surgeon.
He was referred to an oral surgeon for removal of the torus mandibularis.
Six months after the onset of her initial symptoms, the patient developed purulent drainage, and she was referred to an oral surgeon.
On the other hand, where's the medical advancement that will allow an oral surgeon to fix your teeth in a single procedure?
The attachments on the braces and wires allow the oral surgeon to use miniature elastics to hold the jaws closed during healing.
He is survived by his wife Isabelle, who is an oral surgeon, two children--Jerome, 27, a student at the American Academy of Dramatic Art, and Annabelle, 22, who is studying Pharmacy at Montpellier University--and his mother.
Michelle Young, the daughter of a Taiwanese aerospace engineer and an oral surgeon from Brazil, achieved a 4.