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A 34-year-old member asked:

Oral and maxillofacial surgery questions?

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Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 43 years experience
Yes: There are a number of oral and maxillofacial surgeons on this website who can provide answers to questions.

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A 43-year-old member asked:

What does oral and maxillofacial surgery entail?

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Dr. Donald Cohen
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 43 years experience
A lot: Oral ; maxillofacial surgery is a specialty of dentistry. It includes dental extractions with special training for wisdom teeth, treatment of dental infections, cysts of the jaws, dental implant placement, repair of facial injuries from trauma, and jaw surgery for facial deformities or abnormal growth and bite discrepancies. The dental management of the medically compromised patient is included.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What is oral and maxillofacial surgery?

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Dr. Scott Harwood
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 46 years experience
Dental Specialty: Oral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to treat 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 facial) region.
A 48-year-old member asked:

How does a career in oral and maxillofacial surgery sound ?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Great: That's great. Go for it. Study hard in school and in training.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Does medicaid cover oral and maxillofacial surgery?

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Dr. Scott Beard
Urogynecology 26 years experience
Depends on state: And if your doctor takes medicaid- many don't.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Why would someone need to have oral maxillofacial surgery?

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Dr. Brian Dorfman
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 20 years experience
Several Reasons: Oral and maxillofaical surgeons have a broad scope of practice. These include dental extractions, wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, bone grafting, trauma surgery, TMJ surgery and treatment, orthognathic jaw surgery, cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery becuase of pathology or trauma, sleep apnea and snoring, biopsies, etc.

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