Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 2017 Aug 18. Epub 2017 Aug 18.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 909 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA.
The management and treatment of odontogenic infection, and its frequent extension into the head and neck, remains an important section of oral and maxillofacial surgical practice. This area of maxillofacial expertise is widely recognized by the medical community and an essential component to the hospital referral system. Although the general principles of infection management have not changed, there have been modifications in the timing of treatment sequences and treatment techniques. Read More