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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the specialty of dentistry that includes the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.  The term "maxillofacial" refers to the anatomic area of the jaws and face.

An oral and maxillofacial surgery residency provides extensive training in related medical and surgical disciplines such as general surgery, plastic surgery, internal medicine, critical care medicine, anesthesia, and pathology.  Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are trained to treat patients in hospital settings, outpatient surgery centers, ambulatory surgery facilities, and private offices.

Mission Statement

The mission of our oral and maxillofacial surgery practice is to provide state of the art, quality oral heath care to the community, to promote wellness, and to restore oral heath to best of our ability. To remain up-to-date on the best available treatment options through continuing education, literature review and corroboration with established dental and oral surgery organizations. To be fiscally responsible while providing the highest quality service and comfort.

High Standards

A standard of excellence in personalized health care enables us to provide the quality services our patients deserve.  We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic surgery to achieve your optimal oral health.  Should a emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.

Uncompromising Safety

Infection control in our office is very important to us.  To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Training & Expertise

As one of your health care professionals, we pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep you in your best oral health.  To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continuing education and learning.  We attend oral and maxillofacial surgery lectures, meetings, and conferences on the local, national and international levels, to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern oral and maxillofacial surgery office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art care.  Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.

A Positive Experience

Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success.  We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental  or surgical visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

We thank you for allowing us to take care of your oral  and maxillofacial surgery needs and look forward to serving you.

Make an appointment today…..we’ll give you a reason to smile!