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  • ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEONS
  • DENTAL SPECIALTY
    • ORAL MEANING MOUTH
    • MAXILLOFACIAL MEANING THE FACE AND NECK
    • AN ORAL SURGEON IS ALTERNATE NAME FOR THIS SPECIALIST .
    • ORAL SURGEONS COULD ALSO BE CONSIDERED AS COSMETIC SURGEONS .
  • SCHOOLING
    • 4 YEARS UNDERGRADUATE STUDY
    • 4 YEARS DENTAL SCHOOL
    • 4-6 YEARS RESIDENCY TRAINING
    • AND AFTER COMPLETING THE PROGRAM STUDENTS MANY TAKE THERE BOARD EXAMS.
    • SURGEONS WHO WANT TO EXPAND THERE SCOPE PRACTICE CAN DO SO WITH ANOTHER 1-2 YEARS OF SCHOOLING.
    • AVERAGE LENGTH OF SCHOOLING FOR A SPECIALTY DENTIST IS 12-14 YEARS..
  • Ethicon knot tying practice suture board
    • This allows you to practice many surgical suture knots
    • There is a small cup to allow you to practice tying in a small area which can replicate a deep wound or in the mouth.
  • DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENTS
    • DENTAL IMPLANTS
    • WISDOM TEETH EXTRACTIONS
    • MISALIGNED JAWS
    • ( INCLUDING TMJ’S )
    • MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA
    • TUMORS AND CYSTS OF THE JAW AND MOUTH-(ORAL CANCER)
    • DENTAL SURGEONS ALSO TRAINED TO ADMINISTER ANAESTHESIA
  • DENTAL IMPLANTS
    • PATIENT GETTING CENTRAL INCISOR IMPLANT PUT IN
  • IMPACTED WISDOM TEETH
    • Some Dentist’s will perform wisdom teeth extractions, however if they are impacted they may recommend you to an Oral Surgeon
  • Orthognathic surgery
    • - Orthognathic surgery is also known as corrective jaw surgery.
    • - An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon uses Orthognathic surgery to reposition one or both jaws. Moving the jaws also involves moving the teeth, therefore, Orthognathic surgery is usually performed in conjunction orthodontics
  • Maxillary Anterior Aesthetic Reconstruction
    • All porcelain crowns on six maxillary anterior crowns
  • TMJ DISORDERS
    • Do you clench or grind your teeth?
    • Do you wake up with sore or stiff jaw muscles?
    • Does stress make the pain worse?
    • Do you have unexplained headaches or facial pain?
    • Do you have jaw or face pain as a result of a car accident or trauma to your face?
  • MAXILLOFACIAL TRAUMA DEALS WITH:
    • Facial lacerations
    • Intra oral lacerations
    • Avulsed (knocked out) teeth
    • Fractured facial bones (cheek, nose, or eye socket)
    • Fractured jaws (upper and lower jaw)  
  • ORAL CANCER
    • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons recommend that everyone do an oral cancer self-exam once a month
    • You are at high risk if you are a smoker, drinker and user of smokeless tobacco.
    • THINGS TO CHECK FOR:
    • - Reddish patches - Whitish patches - A sore that fails to heal and bleeds easily - A lump or thickening of the tissues - Chronic sore throat or hoarseness - Difficulty in chewing or swallowing
  • ORAL CANCER SELF EXAM
    • IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES TO DO, IT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE.
  • FACTS ON ORAL CANCER IN CANADA
    • IN 2007 THERE WERE 3,200 NEW CASES OF ORAL CANCER
    • MEN-2,100 CASES
    • WOMEN-1,050 CASES
    • DEATHS TOTAL 1,100
    • -MEN- 740
    • -WOMEN-360
  • ORAL SURGEONS AND ANAESTHESIA
    • ORAL SURGEONS UNDERGO EXTENSIVE TRAINING IN THERE PROGRAM TO BE ABLE TO USE ANAESTHESIA ON PATIENTS .
    • 3 DIFFERENT TYPES OF ANAESTHESIA
    • - LOCAL ANAESTHESIA (FREEZING)
    • I.V SEDATION(PARTIALLY CONSCIOUS)
    • GENERAL ANAESTHESIA (FULLY ASLEEP)