TY - CHAP A1 - Babatunde O. Akinbami ED1 - Leon Assael Y1 - 2012-05-23 PY - 2012 T1 - Aetio-Pathogenesis and Clinical Pattern of Orofacial Infections N2 - Oral and maxillofacial surgery is a specialty rooted in dentistry and forged in academic medical centers in departments of surgery, as the surgical specialty well equipped to care for conditions of the mouth, jaws, head and neck. Today oral and maxillofacial surgeons are advancing cancer care, neurosciences, understanding the pathology of the region, managing congenital and acquired deformities among others. In the process this specialty is improving the lives of our patients with better function, appearance, self esteem and longevity. BT - Maxillofacial Surgery SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35643 DO - 10.5772/35643 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-01-17 ER -