Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specialises in diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and defects related to neck, head, jaws and tissues of the mouth and jaw and facial regions. It requires expertise from both medical and dental background. There are numerous problems which affect the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections are kept into consideration. A maxillofacial surgeon should have training in dentistry, surgery and general medicine. Oral and maxillofacial specialists work with patients of any age from infants to elderly individuals. They treat infants who are born with different problems of their skull or face. In adults their work involves surgery due to an injury or accident, and in older people for treating oral cancer and tumours of the face and head.
Related Journals: Oral Health and Dental Management, Oral Health Case Reports, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery