What is the difference between dentist and oral surgeon?
Sometimes dentist refers patients to oral surgeon when necessary dental work is outside their normal practice. Oral Surgeon (also known as oral and maxillofacial surgeon) specialize in dental implant, jaw joints disorders, facial pain , jaw fracture and wisdom tooth removal.
What procedure oral surgeon do?
An Oral Surgeon is skilled in the following:-
Removing Diseased and impacted teeth and administering anesthesia
Placing dental Implants.
Treating Facial Trauma
Evaluating Pathologic Condition.
Performing reconstructive and cosmetic surgery
Performing jaw corrective surgery (orthognathic surgery)