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Dr. James Ellis Bertz MD, DDS, FACS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 945-0663

Dr. James Bertz's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. After attending Ohio State University College of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Patients gave Dr. Bertz an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Brian Rex Schneider DDS, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
11030 N Tatum Boulevard; Suite F 100
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 996-2225

Dr. Corwin Dean Martin MD, DDS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; #110
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 551-0501; (480) 945-0663

Dr. Corwin Martin practices plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cosmetic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Martin average 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery

Dr. Mark Pogue DDS, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery
8535 E. Highland Drive; #100
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 515-5400

Dr. Mark Pogue is a physician who specializes in head and neck surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Pogue graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Otolaryngological Facial Plastic Surgery

Robert Francis Guyette DMD, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
9741 N 90th Place
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 657-7065

Dr. Robert Guyette is a specialist in facial plastic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and head & neck plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, Dr. Guyette focuses on craniofacial surgery. Dr. Guyette graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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Clinical interests: Craniofacial Surgery

Derek Hyrum Lamb MD, DMD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; #226
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 941-5005

Dr. Derek Lamb sees patients in Scottsdale, AZ. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. After attending Mayo Medical School, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Lamb is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Carl Jeffrey Gassmann MD, DDS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
10603 N Hayden Road; Suite H-112
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 922-9933

Dr. Carl Gassmann is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC).

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7110 E McDonald Drive; Suite C2
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 922-1876; (480) 992-1876

Dr. Matthew Pagani works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. For his professional training, Dr. Pagani completed a residency program at Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
8112 N 87th Place
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 945-2310

Dr. Sabah Kalamchi sees patients in Scottsdale, AZ. His medical specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Kalamchi accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
5410 N Scottsdale Road; Ste B-110
Paradise Valley, AZ
(480) 300-7152

Dr. Nicolas Bebeau's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
564 W 9th Place; Suite 1
Mesa, AZ
(480) 833-8064

Dr. Michael Elliott practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Mesa, AZ. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Patricio Rabot DMD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6945 E. Sahuaro Drive; #A-1
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 998-7500

Dr. Patricio Rabot's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. For his residency, Dr. Rabot trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
4901 N 44th Street; #101
Phoenix, AZ
(602) 595-3531

Dr. Robert Mirabelli works as a pediatric dentist and oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Mirabelli is professionally affiliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; #226
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 941-5005

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6945 E Sahuaro Drive; Suite A-1
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 998-7500

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; 226
Scottsdale, AZ
(480) 941-5005

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What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth and jaw. It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors. The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Corrective surgery for facial deformities
  • Repair of facial trauma
  • Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
  • TMJ surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
  • Sleep apnea surgery

Some of these procedures are also performed by otolaryngologists or ENTs. There is quite a bit of overlap between the two specialties, and in many cases both will be qualified to perform a specific surgery. In general, oral surgeons are more likely to perform surgeries related to the mouth and jaw, such as wisdom tooth removal or TMJ surgery; whereas ENTs are more likely to handle cancers. However, areas of specialization are truly dependent on the individual physician.

One unusually convenient fact about oral and maxillofacial surgeons is that they are highly trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries such as the removal of wisdom teeth on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide serious care for the structures of the jaw and face.
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