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We found 12 oral surgeons who accept Medicare near Ann Arbor, MI.

Dr. Brent Benson Ward, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1500 E Medical Center Drive Space 5831; Med Inn, Floor 2, Suite C213
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Brent Ward, who practices in Ann Arbor, MI, is a medical specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Ward attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) and the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Maxillofacial Surgery, Microvascular Surgery, Facial Reconstruction, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Sean Peter Edwards, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1540 E Hospital Drive; Level 3, Reception B
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Sean Edwards is a specialist in pediatric surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System. Dr. Edwards takes Medicare insurance. He attended Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Microvascular Surgery

Sharon Aronovich
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1540 E Hospital Drive; Level 3, Reception B
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Sharon Aronovich's specialties are pediatric surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. He practices in Ann Arbor, MI. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He completed his residency training at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and Hospital of Saint Raphael. Dr. Aronovich is affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System.

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Clinical interests: Cleft Lip and Palate, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Leonard Wasielewski, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3055 Plymouth Road; Suite 202
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Wasielewski's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Wasielewski's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for his residency. Dr. Wasielewski is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, General Dentistry
1500 E Medical Center Drive Space 5018; Med Inn Room C213a
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Amy Chin's specialties are oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dentistry. She honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Chin studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For her residency, Dr. Chin trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Chin is affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System.

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Dr. Christos Antonios Skouteris, PhD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1500 E Medical Center Drive Space 5831; Med Inn, Floor 2, Suite C213
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Christos Skouteris specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Skouteris is professionally affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System. He honors Medicare insurance. For his residency, Dr. Skouteris trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3055 Plymouth Road; Suite 202
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Norman Betts' area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Betts average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital. Dr. Betts accepts Medicare insurance. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for his residency.

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Joseph I Helman
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1500 E Medical Center Drive Space 5831; Med Inn, Floor 2, Suite C213
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Helman specializes in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Helman accepts Medicare insurance. He trained at Rambam Medical Center for his residency. He is affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) and the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System.

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Stephen Elliott Feinberg
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1500 E Medical Center Drive Space 5831; Med Inn, Floor 2, Suite C213
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Stephen Feinberg works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Ann Arbor, MI. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System.

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Clinical interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Mouth Problems, Maxillofacial Surgery, Bone Grafting, Temporomandibular ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1540 E Hospital Drive Space 5219; Cs Mott Childrens Hospital Room 3-978
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Ms. Jennifer Ash specializes in family medicine and oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3055 Plymouth Road; Suite 202
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Matthew Pinsky works as an oral surgeon. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital. Dr. Pinsky graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Pinsky's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1500 E Medical Center Drive Space 5831; Med Inn Room C233a
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Ms. Cathy Smith's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Ms. Smith is professionally affiliated with the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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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.