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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 and face. They also evaluate sensory disturbances of the mouth and face and treat TMJ disorders, which cause headaches, earaches, and pain in the jaw area for many people. Working with restorative dentists, they provide patients with dental implants to replace natural teeth. Patients may also visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon to undergo cosmetic surgery that can rest (More)


Understanding Face and Jaw Surgery

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  • Dental X-rays
  • For Irreparably Damaged Teeth, Dental Implants Offer Safe and Permanent Fix
  • Online Pre-Anesthesia Interview
  • Prevention of Oral Diseases/Dental Problems
  • Watch Your Mouth! (Multi-media partnership)
  • Guidelines for Pureed Meals - Proper Nutrition on a Pureed Diet
  • Recipes for Pureed Foods - Beverages, Shakes and Desserts
  • Recipes for Pureed Foods - Entrees, Vegetables, and Salads
  • Recipes for Pureed Meals - Breakfast, Fruit and Yogurt Blends
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  • Hardened Edema on Jaw Line
  • Jaw dislocation
  • Jaw popping
  • Lower Jaw Surgery: A Knot in Jaw Muscle?
  • Lower Mandibular Tori
  • Myasthenia Gravis - Frequently Asked Questions
  • Prolonged numbness
  • Removing jaw wires
  • Treatment of Torus Mandibularis

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    Last Updated: Mar 07, 2014