Oral surgery is a procedure that may be used to remove wisdom teeth, insert dental implants, correct and repair jaw deformities, treat TMJ, cleft lip, cleft palate, snoring, and sleep apnea. It may also be used to biopsy abnormal tissue for lab testing. Read more: Oral Surgery Article
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Cleft Palate and Cleft Lip
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