Oral Surgeon: Diagnoses and treats conditions, defects, injuries, and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws, face, and related head and neck structure with surgery. Evaluates symptoms, upon examination of patient, to verify necessity of oral surgery, estimates possible risk to patient, and determines best operational procedure. Executes difficult and multiple extraction of teeth. Removes tumors and other abnormal growths.
Performs preprosthetic surgery to prepare mouth for insertion of dental prosthesis. Corrects abnormal jaw relations by mandibular or maxillary revision. Treats fractures of jaws. Administers general and local anesthetics. May treat patients in hospital. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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