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Featured Procedures

Administration of Anesthesia

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are extensively trained to appropriately administer local anesthesia, all forms of sedation and general anesthesia.

Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implant surgery is, of course, surgery, and is best performed by a trained surgeon with specialized education and training.

Wisdom Teeth Management

An impacted wisdom tooth can damage neighboring teeth or become infected. It can also invite bacteria that lead to gum disease.

Saving Faces, Changing Lives

Discover the life-changing scope of practice performed by oral and maxillofacial
surgeons every day.

Explore a Future in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

For those who  practice oral and maxillofacial surgery, the future is limitless and the opportunities to help others and build a good life are waiting.

Having 3rd Molar Surgery

The AAOMS and AAO present "Having Third Molar Surgery", one in a series of videos intended to educate patients about some of the common procedures provided by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and orthodontists.

Temporary Anchorage Devices

The AAOMS and AAO present “Temporary Anchorage Devices”, one in a series of videos intended to educate patients about some of the common procedures provided by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and orthodontists.

Having Orthognathic Surgery

The AAOMS and AAO present "Having Orthognathic Surgery", one in a series of videos intended to educate patients about some of the common procedures provided by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and orthodontists.

Having Frenectomy Surgery

The AAOMS and AAO present “Having Frenectomy Surgery”, one in a series of videos intended to educate patients about some of the common procedures provided by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and orthodontists.

Having Impacted Canine Surgery

The AAOMS and AAO present “Having Impacted Canine Surgery”, one in a series of videos intended to educate patients about some of the common procedures provided by oral and maxillofacial surgeons and orthodontists.

Anesthesia: Part 1

Safety and Comfort in the OMS Office 
Introduction and History of Dental Anesthesia

Anesthesia: Part 2

Safety and Comfort in the OMS Office 
OMS Education and Training

Anesthesia: Part 3

Safety and Comfort in the OMS Office 
The OMS Anesthesia Team and Patient Care

Anesthesia: Part 4

Safety and Comfort in the OMS Office 
Office Anesthesia Evaluation

Anesthesia: Part 5

Safety and Comfort in the OMS Office 
Broad Access to Care, Patient Safety and Comfort