Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a surgical-based specialty that manage diseases, condition and injuries of the mouth, jaws, face and associated structures. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is someone who has undergone a structured training and didactic curriculum over a period of time which involves medical sciences, medical/surgical base rotation, dental multidiscipline rotation, and omfs residency.

Scope of OMFS includes but not limited to:

  • Dentoalveolar surgery
  • Orofacial pathology
  • Oral & maxillofacial trauma
  • Oral & maxillofacial oncology
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Temporomandibular joint
  • Implantology
  • Salivary gland