Is buccal exostosis removal a dental or medical procedure?

Discussion in 'Orthodontics' started by Jla49494, Jul 14, 2018.

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    Jla49494

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    I need to know for insurance purposes.
     
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    MattKW Verified Dentist

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    In Australia, I've only ever had an oral-maxillofacial surgeon (OMFS) take them off for my patients, which makes it a medical procedure. I imagine a plastic sugeon would also be able to do it, and fall into the same category. An oral surgeon could probably do it too, but that'd make it a dental procedure.
     
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