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oral surgery

noun
1.
the branch of dentistry or of surgery dealing with the surgical treatment or repair of various conditions of the mouth or jaws.
2.
surgical treatment of any problematic or pathological condition of the mouth or jaws.
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oral surgeon, noun
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oral surgery n.
The branch of dentistry concerned with the surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries, and deformities of the oral and maxillofacial region.

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