OMFS is focused on the treatment of facial injuries, trauma, oral oncology, reconstructions and malformations along with medical specialties like skin tumors of the face, head and neck.
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery deals with the diagnosis and management of conditions of the hard and soft tissues of the face, mouth, teeth, jaws, and neck.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery procedure is officially assigned as either a medical, dental or both specialties. Depending on the situation of patient (emergency, scheduled, inpatient, outpatient, etc.), the oral and maxillofacial surgery performed.