Dental surgery is a number of medical procedures that involve artificially modifying dentition, of the teeth and jaw bones.
Dental surgery is branch of dentistry concerned with the restoration of teeth that have been damaged.
An oral and maxillofacial surgeon specializes in surgical reconstruction of facial malformations caused by diseases of or trauma to mouth, face, head, or neck.
An exodontist limits his or her practice to the surgical removal of teeth.
An oral surgeon specializes in the surgical removal of teeth and surrounding oral tissues.
A dental implant is a "root" device, usually made of titanium, used in dentistry to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth to replace missing teeth.
Dental implants can be used to support a number of dental prostheses, including crowns, implant-supported bridges or dentures.
They can also be used as anchorage for orthodontic tooth movement. The use of dental implants permits undirectional tooth movement without reciprocal action.