Meaning of oral surgery

o'ral sur'gery

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the branch of dentistry or of surgery dealing with the surgical treatment or repair of various conditions of the mouth or jaws.
  2. surgical treatment of any problematic or pathological condition of the mouth or jaws.
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