Oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS or OMFS) specializes in treating many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.
Specialists with Years of Additional Training
To minimize risk, you should see an oral surgeon if you need an advanced procedure, such as wisdom tooth extraction or dental implants. Not only do oral surgeons have extensive training and experience, their facilities are equipped specifically for surgery and must undergo regular safety evaluations.