Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a branch of dentistry that deals with the soft and hard tissues in the mouth, chin and face, as well as any related diseases – both in congenital cases and also in patients whose symptoms develop later in life.

This discipline is also applied in the case of medical and surgical treatments that deal with aesthetical, functional and phonation disorders, which may have arisen due to the presence of infection, trauma or other pathological causes.

This branch of dentistry includes: