Oral surgery is a branch of dentistry dealing with the study of dental diseases and traumatic injuries, diseases of teeth and jaws, oral tissues using surgical care. It has a close connection with therapeutic dentistry, oral orthopedics, and pediatric dentistry.
Oral Surgeons are highly qualified dental professionals who specialize in the diagnosis, surgical treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects, performance surgical procedures related to the functional and esthetic aspects of the face, mouth, teeth, and jaws.
The oral surgeon decides which procedure is appropriate. He usually performs the following: comprehensive oral surgery procedures, surgery related to saving teeth, remove diseased and impacted teeth, wisdom teeth extractions, dental implants placed, bone reconstruct, modify gum tissue around the implants, treating facial trauma, diagnose and treat facial pain disorders, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, treat pathological oral disease, emergency oral care.