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.
For more information, please refer to the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
The Fellowship Examination is an oral examination which will cover all phases of major and minor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical practice. The candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to assess, treat, and understand probable outcomes in the following categories:
- Orthognathic Surgery
- Maxillofacial Reconstructive Surgery
- Temporomandibular Disorders
- Fundamentals of Cleft Deformities and Craniofacial Anomalies/Abnormalities
- Fundamentals of Cosmetic Surgery
- Maxillofacial Trauma
- Dentoalveolar Surgery
- Preprosthetic Surgery
- Implant Surgery
- Anesthesia and Sedation
- Medicine (with emphasis on perioperative management of medically compromised patients)
- Maxillofacial Pathology (including Histopathology)
Candidate Study Guide
The intent of this guide is to provide the candidate with an understanding of the format in which questions may be asked during the Fellowship Examination. The content used in these sample questions is used for illustrative purposes only, and should not be construed as an example of the level of difficulty of the examination questions.