What is oral surgery?

Also known as: surgery of the mouth, oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Oral surgery refers to any type of surgery that is needed to correct problems with the mouth or teeth. It’s used for problems ranging from teeth removal to repairing facial damage to treating obstructive sleep apnea.

Reviewed by: Teresa E Lozano, DDS, MD

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