Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region. An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a regional specialist surgeon treating the entire craniomaxillofacial complex: anatomical area of the mouth, jaws, face, skull, as well as associated structures. It is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.

What does it take to become an Oral Surgeon?

Beyond the usual 4 years of bachelor study and additional 4 years of Dental school, an oral surgeon has to go through additional 4-6 years of residency surgical training and take an exam to become Board Certified.

Dr. Yuly Gertsberg practices a full range of oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures with expertise ranging from … to …..  He also diagnoses and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and performs a full range of dental implant procedures in Brooklyn, NY.