Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is that branch and specialty of dentistry which is concerned with and includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of disorders, diseases, injuries and defects, involving the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions and related structures. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a dental specialist who has successfully completed an accredited advanced education program in oral & maxillofacial surgery and who currently holds such specialty designation from a Provincial Dental Regulatory Authority.

Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons