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Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon Vs Periodontist
What kind of dentist should I come to be diagnosed? (endodontist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or periodontist) i've got root canals for my front teeth two years ago. Since last year, every time i bite food with my front teeth, a shooting pain happens
Who is the most experience by volume of cases completed to do dental implants.. Periodontics, Prosthodontics, or oral & Maxillofacial surgeon.
Depends: All depends on your location and the specialists there. Most important is the level of expertise for your needs. Volume probably goes to the Oral Surgeons, then Perio, then Prostho. Best bet is to see the Prosthodontist first as they will be the captain of the restorative ship. If the implant is not properly positioned, it may compromise the result. Often a team is in place. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Significant Differen: Oral surgeon is usually a dentist (can have medical degree) who does training in oral surgery plastic surgeon has usually completed 5 years of training in general surgery and an additional 2-3 years in plastic surgery. Plastic surgeon performs surgery on all areas of the body, while oral surgeons frequently limit their practice to the head and jaw. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different training: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons start in dental school and plastic surgeons start in medical school. At the end of the day, the individual surgeon varies in qualify and expertise more than the classification really does. Some maxillofacial surgeons just pull out molars all day. Some plastic surgeons do very little aesthetic work. These variations are important for the potential patient to assess. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on the DDS: Usually it is at least 40 hours a week. If there is hospital calls, then there will be more work hours. ...Read more
A lot.: Agree with prior answer- exception, undergrad degree does not need to have pre-med emphasis. Just need to complete prerequisites for your medical school which usually includes organic chemistry, calculus based physics, organic chemistry, and biology. Many schools like to see undergrad majors with some depth and variety like art or history. Once you get into medicine you won't have time to go back. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Enough!: Enough to live comfortably. But most professionals enter the field for the enjoyment and pleasure of the profession-not the amount of income they may receive. ...Read more
Oral surgeons: They work in dental and medical offices, clinic and in hospitals and other related areas. ...Read more
Yes: There are a number of people who graduated from dental school, completed an oral and maxillofacial residency, medical school and a residency in anesthesia who are now anesthesiologists. Even though they may have a dental/oral and maxillofacial training, many of these individuals may limit their practice to anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With the same experience of crown lengthenings performed, is an oral/maxillofacial surg. or a periodontist (both board certified) the better choice?
May be same: A maxillofacial surgeon deals with the maxilla and face. He may fix fractures, pull teeth and things along that line. An oral surgeon is going to work mostly with the mouth. He will do most of the surgeries through or around the mouth, but may also do things related to the jaw and maxilla bones that form the mouth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Oral surgeon ?: Even oral & maxillofacial surgeons aren't fond of the moniker but are stuck with it anyway. Oms's do surgery of the mouth, jaw bones, and the surrounding structures. Injuries, wisdom teeth, jaw fractures, laceration repairs, dental implants, teeth extractions, bone grafts, reconstructive surgery (orthognathis), tumors, facial cosmetic (plastic), other pathology, i know i've left something out! ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
An Oral History of--: Depends on training and experience.Oral means...oral, inside the mouth,which also involves adjacent tissues. Maxillo-refers to structures above the gum line-& facial,the rest of the face(usually not the nose).That leaves the mandible, i.e. jaw.Some do it all, others specialize, others are restricted to the mouth . Thank God you didn't ask about Prosthodontics,Endodontics, Orthodontics, or hernias ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with TMJ/D what is the treatment for this please I'm waiting to be seen by an oral maxillofacial surgeon but req'd advise please?
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