Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists in California

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Learn more about Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a dentist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects affecting the mouth, teeth, jaws and face. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine their expertise in dentistry, surgery, and anesthesia to treat a variety of diseases and conditions. Oral surgeons treat impacted teeth, misaligned jaws, and perform reconstructive and corrective surgery to repair deformities and injuries.

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon typically:

 
  • Evaluates the patient's dental, oral and medical history and performs a dental and oral exam

  • Educates patients about dental conditions and diseases, good oral hygiene, and oral disease prevention

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests such as X-rays

  • Prescribes medications including antibiotics and pain medications

  • Diagnoses oral and maxillofacial diseases and conditions based on an evaluation of tests, exams, and biopsy results

  • Treats various oral and maxillofacial diseases and conditions with surgical and nonsurgical treatments

  • Works closely with other dental specialists and members of your healthcare team to ensure optimal care

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon may also be known as an oral surgeon or dental surgeon.

There are 2447 specialists practicing Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in California with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 182 hospitals in California with affiliated Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery specialists, including Community Regional Medical Center, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach and Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo.

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