Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial disorders: diagnosis and treatment

Research objectives
The research of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Oral Pathology of ACTA is focussed on early diagnosis of oral cancer and precancer, including cancer of the salivary glands, on surgical orthopedics of the maxillofacial skeleton and on maxillofacial implantology and reconstructive preprosthetic surgery.

In addition research is performed on other aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery, such as osteoradionecrosis and antithrombotic medication. The research is performed at the locations of the VU University Medical Center (VUmc) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC).