Medical Dictionary

oral surgery

noun

medical Definition of oral surgery

1 :a branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of oral conditions requiring surgical intervention
2 :a branch of surgery that deals with conditions of the jaws and mouth structures requiring surgery

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