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Face and Jaw Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists who diagnose and treat injuries, diseases, and defects that afflict the:

  • mouth
  • teeth
  • jaws
  • face.

They also evaluate sensory disturbances of the mouth and face and treat (More)

Understanding Face and Jaw Surgery

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Prevention of Oral Diseases/Dental Problems
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  • Commonly Asked Questions


  • Hardened Edema on Jaw Line
  • Jaw dislocation
  • Jaw popping
  • Lower Jaw Surgery: A Knot in Jaw Muscle?
  • Prolonged numbness
  • Removing jaw wires

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    Last Updated: Mar 16, 2016