- the branch of dentistry or of surgery dealing with the surgical treatment or repair of various conditions of the mouth or jaws.
- surgical treatment of any problematic or pathological condition of the mouth or jaws.
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- The branch of dentistry concerned with the surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and deformities of the oral and maxillofacial region.
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