Category: Maxillofacial Surgery

Introduction to Dental Traumatology for A&E

This article aims to give basic information on the assessment of dental trauma to enable the reader to both recognise and communicate injuries correctly with the appropriate speciality. Do not forget assessment for other injuries, especially the face, head and neck, brain, and C-spine. Dental trauma can have life-changing physical and psycho-social consequences, appropriate early

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Applying to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a mouthful (no pun intended), but you may have heard of it referred to as OMFS or, more affectionately, Maxfacs. A speciality of the head and neck, you will often hear Maxfacs trainees joke about how their job starts above the clavicle. Introduction My own path started when I heard

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Common Dental Issues

A very quick guide to common issues prompting referrals to maxillofacial surgery (aka MaxFax and OMFS) This is a surgical speciality relating to the hard and soft tissues of the head and neck; with close links to ENT and neurosurgery. To become a higher trainee in MaxFax you must be dual qualified in medicine and

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