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Dr.William Prusin,B.Sc., D.D.S., F.A.D.S.A.,F.R.C.D.(C)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Tel.416-751-4842
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Etymology: L, dens, tooth; Gk, cheirourgos, surgeon a dentist who performs surgical procedures involving the teeth and surrounding oral tissues. An operative dental surgeon is 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.Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009, Elsevier.