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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2501 Windy Hill Road; Suite 150
Marietta, GA
(770) 977-0364; (770) 988-9911

Dr. Stephen Bankston practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Marietta, GA, Douglasville, GA, and Atlanta, GA. Dr. Bankston has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana and Aetna insurance. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Cartersville Medical Center, and Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery.

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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 medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth. Dr. Ali-Khan attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed 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's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Master - Academy of General Dentistry and Diplomat ICOI Associate Fellow AAID.

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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's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Rose attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Rose is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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

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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 practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Acworth, GA, Blue Ridge, GA, and Dallas, GA. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Davila trained at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta, Northside Hospital Forsyth, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1880 W Oak Pky; Suite 215
Marietta, GA
(770) 977-0364; (678) 905-9066

Dr. Shahrokh Bagheri is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Bagheri attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Bagheri (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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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 specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His professional affiliations include WellStar Cobb Hospital, WellStar Douglas Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Dr. Kinsey's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Kinsey takes Medicare insurance.

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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 practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. For his residency, Dr. Vandewater trained at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He honors Medicare insurance. His professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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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 works as an oral surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Atlanta Oral & Facial Surgery and Northside Hospital Cherokee.

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

Dr. Jonathan Threadgill practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. For his professional training, Dr. Threadgill completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Threadgill takes Medicare insurance.

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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. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Walls's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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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 works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Marietta, GA. He is professionally affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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

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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's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Worley graduated from 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's areas of specialization are oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry; he sees patients in Marietta, GA and Dunwoody, GA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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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 is an oral and maxillofacial pathologist and oral surgeon in Marietta, GA. Dr. Lazerson's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northside Hospital Atlanta and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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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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