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What is the difference between an Oral Surgeon and an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?

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What is the difference between an Oral Surgeon and an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon?

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Nothing. The field and scope of oral surgery is changing everyday. In dealing with the diseases of the oral cavity and its extensions outwards into the maxillofacial region, oral surgeons felt it was necessary to have a command of the adjacent extra oral structures to better serve our patients. As a result, the addition of maxillofacial in our title reflects the extended scope of our practice. Q: I think Im coming down with a cold and I have already scheduled my surgery. What should I do? A: You should call our office and inform us of your condition. Usually, if a person is just getting a head cold and basically feels all right, they can go ahead with surgery as planned. If you feel it is going down into your chest or you cannot breathe freely through your nose, then you should probably postpone your surgery. You should still come in for an examination if you feel up to it; then the doctor can evaluate your condition and our staff can schedule you for a time when you will be feeling we

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