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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2501 Windy Hill Road; Suite 150
Marietta, GA
(770) 977-0364; (770) 956-7577

Dr. Stephen Bankston specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Bankston average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Cartersville Medical Center, and Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery. Dr. Bankston accepts several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, Coventry, and First Health. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC).

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Clinical interests: oral and maxillofacial surgery

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1880 West Oak Parkway; Suite 215 - East Cobb Office
Marietta, GA
(678) 905-9066

Dr. Husain Ali-Khan is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Dr. Wayne G Suway DDS, MAGD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1820 The Exchange; Suite 600
Atlanta, GA
(770) 953-1752

Dr. Wayne Suway specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has received distinctions including Master - Academy of General Dentistry and Diplomat ICOI Associate Fellow AAID.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1880 West Oak Parkway; Suite 215-East Cobb Office
Marietta, GA
(770) 977-0364; (678) 905-9066

Dr. Shahrokh Bagheri's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Bagheri (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Bagheri's professional affiliations include Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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Dr. Manuel A Davila Doctor Of Dental Medicine, DMD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 140
Marietta, GA
(770) 422-7630; (770) 505-9100

Dr. Manuel Davila's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta, Northside Hospital Forsyth, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Dr. Davila accepts Medicare insurance. He trained at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 140
Marietta, GA
(770) 505-9100; (770) 422-7630

Dr. Scott Rose specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Dallas, GA, Acworth, GA, and Blue Ridge, GA. He is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Rose graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 140
Marietta, GA
(770) 422-7630; (770) 924-1083

Dr. Neysa Coker, who practices in Acworth, GA, Woodstock, GA, and Douglasville, GA, is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Coker trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. Dr. Coker honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 140
Marietta, GA
(770) 422-7630; (770) 949-3797

Dr. Richard Kinsey's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include WellStar Cobb Hospital, WellStar Douglas Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Kinsey accepts Medicare insurance. For his professional training, Dr. Kinsey completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 140
Marietta, GA
(770) 422-7630

Dr. Jonathan Threadgill is an oral surgeon in Marietta, GA. Dr. Threadgill accepts Medicare insurance. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. He is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
55 Whitcher Street; Suite 140
Marietta, GA
(770) 924-1083; (770) 505-9100

Dr. Lee Vandewater's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Vandewater's hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He honors Medicare insurance. For his residency, Dr. Vandewater trained at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
121 Marble Mill Road NW; Suite 202
Marietta, GA
(770) 218-9135; (770) 423-4207

Dr. Clarence Worley, who practices in Marietta, GA and Kennesaw, GA, is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.

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James David Anderson DMD, DDS
Specializes in General Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2663 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA
(770) 977-0827; (770) 396-8860

Dr. James Anderson practices oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry in Marietta, GA and Dunwoody, GA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Anderson is affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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Dr. Roger A Meyer MD, DDS, FACS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1880 West Oak Parkway; Suite 215
Marietta, GA
(770) 977-0364; (678) 905-9066

Dr. Roger Meyer specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practices in Marietta, GA. His professional affiliations include Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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Clinical interests: orthognathic/craniomaxillofacial surgery, TMJ surgery, nerve injuries (microsurgery)

Dr. Robert Karl McGhee DDS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
840 Church Street; Suite H2
Marietta, GA
(770) 479-9545; (770) 428-5476

Dr. Robert McGhee's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery and Northside Hospital Cherokee.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2155 Post Oak Tritt Road; Suite 500
Marietta, GA
(770) 973-1738

Dr. Richard Walls is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Marietta, GA. For his residency, Dr. Walls trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Walls has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Robert M Lazerson DDS
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3020 Roswell Road; Suite 110
Marietta, GA
(770) 565-8730; (770) 321-0257

Dr. Robert Lazerson's specialties are oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He practices in Marietta, GA. He is affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.

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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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