Oral & Maxillofacilial / Orthodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.
The specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery is unique in requiring a dual qualification in medicine and dentistry and is a recognised international specialty which within Europe is defined under the medical directives.
The scope of the specialty is extensive and includes the diagnosis and managementnt of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections.
The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) has produced specialty specific criteria, standards and evidence for the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery in the UK.
Mr H T Davies
5/6 Staff Grades/Associate Specialists
Tel: 01284 713550
Fax: 01284 713550