Mouths are sensory organs, communication instruments, food processors and sit at the centre of facial function and aesthetics. A thorough understanding of dentistry is essential for surgery in and around the mouth.
Teeth are a complex organ in themselves. Covered with enamel, the hardest substance in nature, and held in place with the periodontal ligament which is so sensitive that a hair can be felt between upper and lower teeth. Repositioning and repairing the jaws is an exact science for this reason.