Oral and maxillofacial surgeon

Dentist Dental surgeon

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is specialized in maxillofacial surgery and has advanced training in implanvology

is an expert in general dentistry

EXPERTISE

4 to 5 years of studies in dental medicine

+ 6 YEARS of specialization
University courses and hospital residencies are required to qualify for national certification exams.

4 to 5 YEARS of studies in dental medicine

TRAINING

Oral and maxillofacial surgery and implanvology exclusively

Multi-disciplinary dental medicine

TYPE OF PRACTICE

Reserved title: Oral and maxillofacial surgeon (specialist certification)

Title: Dentist

PROFESSIONAL TITLE

ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEONS are specialist dentists who are certified to perform surgeries on teeth, bones and muscles in the jaw and face, from teeth that are hard to extract to complex replacements.

DENTISTS are professionals who focus on preventing, assessing, diagnosing and treating defects and abnormalities in patients’ teeth, mouths, jaws and surrounding tissue.

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