Maxillofacial surgery


Maxillo-facial surgery is a medical specialty mentioned in the EU Directive 2005/36/EC.

Alternative labels

maxillo-facial surgery
maxillofacial surgeries
surgical interventions to treat injuries of the face and jaws

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Maxillofacial surgery is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Maxillofacial surgery is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Specialised doctor: Specialised doctors prevent, diagnose and treat diseases depending on their medical or surgical specialty.




  1. Maxillofacial surgery – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022