This site has been compiled to give additional
information about matters involving Surgical
Dentistry and Oral (& Maxillofacial) Surgery.
These days, with so much information on the
Web, it behoves patients to research any
dental (or medical) matter before embarking
on the treatment (the Prudent Patient). The
more information the patient is armed with, the
better, as this allows a more, in-depth
discussion with your dentist / Oral Surgeon
regarding your treatment options.
No responsibility can be accepted for any
injury suffered as a direct or indirect result
of the information contained in this site.
The author was responsible for most of the text
that is contained in the site.
Although there is a great deal of agreement
between dentists and doctors on the specifics
of Oral (and Maxillofacial) Surgery, there are
still areas open to interpretation and bias.
The views expressed in this site may not be
the same as those expressed by your Oral
These details are, for the most part, common
knowledge amongst Oral Surgeons and hence
the need for a site to pass this knowledge to
I have included on the site, websites and
articles of relevance to the various topics
The articles are from well-recognised journals
that are subject to peer-review.
The websites are often the websites of
professional bodies such as dental
associations, dental councils etc.
|Last Updated 27th November 2013
I have tried to present information that is commonly accepted
but it is vital to remember that this site is not a substitute for
a consultation with your dentist / doctor.