Oral and maxillofacial specialty undergo dramatic advancement in the knowledge and techniques in the last few years. The scope of practice for oral and maxillofacial surgeons
have been broadened. Moreover, the area of maxillofacial practice among the Egyptian specialties have become wider and wider during the last few years. Still moreover, maxillofacial practical is not confined to the maxillofacial surgeons. Plastic surgeons,
general surgeons, otolaryngeal surgeons and oral surgeons are all participating in practice. Thus it has been increasingly necessary for the oral and maxillofacial surgeons to have a reference that can be consulted. Such reference must be complete and comprehensive
as well as practical and readable.