Orofacial Medicine is a formally recognised dental specialty in Sweden since June 1, 2018. Orofacial medicine is a broad specialty in Swedish dental care, combining oral medicine and hospital dentistry/special needs dentistry for adults. It includes prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders in the oral cavity and surrounding tissues, with a focus on oral mucosal conditions and their association and interactions with systemic diseases and medical treatments, especially in medically compromised patients. It also includes the special considerations and treatment difficulties associated with dental care at a specialist level in patients with geriatric conditions and developmental, cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Both inpatients and outpatients are treated within the specialty.
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