Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons have advanced training and experience in the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions and injuries affecting the head and neck. After the completion of four years of dental school, an Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon an additional 4-6 years of formal training in treating the craniomaxillofacial complex. This is one of the 9 dental specialties that is internationally recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA).
An Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon can diagnose and treat a variety of conditions. The following are a few of the conditions that an Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon is able to diagnose and treat on a regular basis in patients: