||A dental specialty concerned with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disease, injuries, and defects of the human oral and maxillofacial region.
||SPEC of surg ther of dis, inj & defects of soft tissue of mouth & jaws; do not confuse with DENTISTRY, OPERATIVE: to restore tooth function; not a substitute for MOUTH /surg or /surg with specific related terms; SPEC qualif & /contra /nurs /psychol /rehab
Surgery, Oral Definitions and Terms
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