Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Welcome to the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The Division provides consultative, diagnostic, and therapeutic services to patients with problems of the oral cavity, maxillofacial region, and head & neck and training for students in the full scope of the specialty. The mission of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is to train future academic leaders in the profession, to provide excellent patient care and contribute to clinical research.
The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery conducts a 48 month fully Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Education Program. In addition the division has a new fully CODA accredited 24 month Clinical Fellowship Training Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Oral/Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery beginning in 2012.
Conditions treated include: odontogenic infections, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems, facial trauma, dentofacial deformities, head & neck cancer, pathological conditions of and/or injuries to the maxillo-mandibular complex, cleft and craniofacial abnormalities, cosmetic deformities of the head & neck, extraction of teeth and repair of supporting bone, surgical management of the complex airway, and snoring and sleep apnea.
Patients are referred to us for interdisciplinary care by other dentists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and physicians. Residents are closely involved with patient management under direct supervision of the faculty. Our faculty have specialized knowledge in anesthesia, maxillofacial trauma, cosmetic facial surgery, TMJ surgery, implant surgery, infections, reconstruction dentoalveolar surgery, orthognathic surgery, cleft lip and palate/craniofacial surgery, maxillofacial pathology and medical assessment and patient management. We offer outpatient based sedation and GA services.
The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has faculty and administrative offices and clinic space in Moos Tower on the 7th floor.