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SURGERY, med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations adopted for their cure.
     2. Every lawyer should have some acquaintance with surgery; his knowledge on this subject will be found useful in cases of homicide and wounds.

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He served as chairman of the BUMC Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from 1965 to 1984.
Daniel is a teacher of advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), lecturer, and designer of devices for use in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
The Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is published monthly by the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to present to the dental and medical communities comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Don Corley, VP of Sales for Bluegate, said that the agreement with Northwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery marks the expansion of Bluegate's client base to include oral surgeons and dual-licensed D.
He received his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1993 and graduated from the University of Missouri with his Oral and Maxillofacial surgery certificate in 1997.
With headquarters in Chicago, it has more than 141,000 members and formally recognizes eight specialty areas of dental practice: dental public health, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and prosthodontics.
The most important part of the procedure is ensuring the safety of the patient, which is why we have invested so much in the certification of our surgical center," said David Park, DDS, MD who also serves as the Chairman of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry Department at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.
He completed specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Boston University Medical Center in 2004.
An article appearing in the December 2013 issue of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery presents a new treatment protocol for the application of CASS technology in facial deformity cases requiring reconstruction with patient-fitted total joint prostheses.
The chair was introduced at the annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Conference this past September.
This is according to Nutritional Considerations for Head and Neck Cancer Patients: A Review of the Literature, a contemporary review of the nutritional aspects of care for patients with head and neck cancers that appears in the November 2013 issue of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.