Oral and maxillofacial surgery
The fields of facial
trauma surgery, oral surgery, head and neck surgery, jaw
surgery, facial aesthetic surgery, including cleft lip and
cleft palate repair, and facial
plastic surgery fall under the umbrella of the surgical
speciality known as oral and maxillofacial
Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, surgical treatment, and additional care of diseases, traumas, and deformities that impact the hard and soft tissues of the mouth and maxillofacial region on a functional and aesthetically.