Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - What?
are affected by multiple problems in their mouth, jaws and related organs. These
cause various troubles including pain, headache, chewing problems, breathing problems
and sometimes even affect facial appearances. Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons
are primary equipped to deal with such situations and cases. They are experts
in diagnosis, Surgery, adjunctive treatment of these diseases or problems which
are associated with the hard and soft tissues in the oral and maxillofacial region.
To become an oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, a student has to complete their normal 4 year course in dental school and then have to take a residency program in an approved hospital based surgical residency for a minimum of 4 years, where theyll be exposed to actual cases and training. On completion, the surgeons normally take up specialized courses in specific areas.
Due to recent advances in medical field and research and development in the field or oral surgery, the surgery has become safe and simple and a lot of the common surgeries can be performed by the OMS surgeon in their office or on an out-patient basis. Thus oral surgery is providing a way for people to treat their long standing pain and problems in a simple and effective way.