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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, we manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. We practice the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant placement and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery for function and aesthetics and treatment of snoring problems. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure for with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and fractures, and temporomandibular joint disorders.

Our staff is trained in assisting with outpatient general anesthesia or intravenous (IV) sedation in our state of the art office settings. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

Our surgical staff is experienced and trained to respond to office emergencies. All staff are certified in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and re-certified yearly. Our doctors are certified for administration of outpatient anesthesia and sedation by Tennessee Board of Dental Examiners.


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