She completed her dental training at the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency and M.D. It is surgery to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and Maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the branch and specialty of dentistry which is concerned with and includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of disorders, diseases, injuries, and defects involving the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial regions and related structures.ContentThe NDSE in oral and In Canada, Asia, and Scandinavia (Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway) oral and maxillofacial surgery is also recognized as a dental specialty and requires a degree in dentistry prior to surgical residency training. You have the option to study only Oral Medicine as a three-year program. In addition two letters of recommendation with a dental school transcript or masters/PhD transcripts should be received by October 1 of the year prior to the beginning of the program. Overview. Globally. Upon completion of the 3 year program and successfully passing the Fachzahnarzt examination, the dentist is officially recognized as a specialist in the field of Oral Surgery in the Republic of Germany. Dr. Ed Hinds, program director, from 1974-1978. //-->,