The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is specialized in surgical treatment of oral and maxillofacial area. It is one of the departments in clinical field of dentistry in which diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases in intraoral organs such as teeth, gingiva, mucosa, and tongue, etc., and both maxilla and mandible of dentofacial area is performed.
In the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, diseases of dentofacial area including cysts and tumors, diseases of oral mucosa, salivary glands, TMJ are treated, and surgeries for cleft lip and palate, implants, acute & chronic infection, maxillofacial deformities, maxillofacial trauma are performed. In the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Chonnam National University Hospital, several specialized clinics are operated including cleft lip and palate clinic for the treatment of congenital cleft lip and palate patients, oral cancer clinic, maxillofacial deformity clinic for the treatment of congenital or acquired deformities and deficiency in maxillofacial area, implant clinic for the edentulous patients, and TMJ disease clinic.
- Professor / Oh, Hee-Kyun
- Professor / Park, Hong-Ju
- Professor / Kook, Min-Suk
- Associate Professor / Jung, Seunggon