oral surgery

noun

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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“Oral surgery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oral%20surgery. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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