Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical arm of dentistry, a unique specialty bridging dentistry and medicine. Women are traditionally underrepresented in this specialty due to different reasons. Dr. Hung has brought together a collection of female surgeons to share their personal stories with the aim to inspire more women to pursue the wonderful and fulfilling specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Behind Her Scalpel includes discussions on diversity and inclusion, women in dentistry and surgery, tips and strategies to prepare to be stronger candidates for residency and fellowship, mentorship, leadership, relationships, and starting a family. Whether you are a student, a resident, or a new or seasoned surgeon, this book will help to illuminate your surgical career by rendering courage, knowledge, and strength every step of the way.