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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Costa Rica

For better diagnosis of your orthognathic surgery, please send us the following:

  • Cephalometric X-Rays
  • Panoramic X-Rays
  • Frontal and profile photos
  • Molds

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the surgical specialists of the dental profession. Their surgical expertise and thorough understanding of both aesthetics and function uniquely qualify them to diagnose, treat and manage the conditions, defects, injuries, and the aesthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws and face.

Patients who visit their family dentist or primary care provider with complaints of pain or dysfunction in the oral and maxillofacial region are often referred to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for help. This patient information pamphlet discusses the role of the oral and maxillofacial surgeon on your healthcare team and some of the many services provided in the oral and maxillofacial surgery office.

After four years of dental school, oral and maxillofacial surgeons complete four or more years of hospital-based surgical residency training. Their residency includes rotations through related medical fields, including internal medicine, general surgery, anesthesiology, otolaryngology, plastic surgery, emergency medicine and other medical specialty areas