About Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

DEPARTMENT OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS or OMS) specializes in surgery of the face, mouth, and jaws. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty. Oral Surgery is a separate recognized specialist confined to surgery within the mouth. OMFS is a specialty of dentistry

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a regional specialist surgeon treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex: anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, and skull, as well as associated structures.