Finding Providers
loading

We found 27 oral surgeons near Oklahoma City, OK.

Advertisement
Filter By: Filter Search Results
Showing 1-16 of 27
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1201 N. Stonewall Ave DCSB 206
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4441; (405) 271-4079

Dr. Alan Miyake works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Oklahoma City, OK and Yukon, OK. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
2100 NW 63rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 842-6677

Dr. Dayne Jensen is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Oklahoma City, OK. His areas of expertise include cosmetic surgery. He graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

Read more

Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1201 N Stonewall Avenue; Room 206
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4441

Dr. Shawn Davis is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3727 NW 63rd Street; Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 848-7994

Dr. Michael Duffy's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 1.0 stars out of 5.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1000 N Lincoln Boulevard; Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4955

Dr. Kevin Smith practices oral and maxillofacial surgery. He is rated highly by his patients.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1000 N Lincoln Boulevard; Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4955

Dr. Steven Sullivan practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Oklahoma City, OK. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3727 NW 63rd Street; Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 848-7994; (405) 733-4296

Dr. Kent Cohenour's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3727 NW 63 Street; Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 848-7994; (405) 733-4296

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3727 NW 63rd Street; Suite 300
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 292-2390; (405) 292-8900

Dr. Vincent Montgomery's area of specialization is oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
3727 NW 63rd Street; Sute 300
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 848-7994; (405) 733-4296

Dr. Tracy McIntire's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. McIntire average 5.0 stars out of 5.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1201 N Stonewall Avenue; DCSB 206
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4441

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1000 North Licoln
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4955

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1201 N Stonewall Avenue; # DCSB206
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4441; (405) 848-7994

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1201 N Stonewall Avenue; DCSB #206
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4079; (580) 226-1727

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1201 N Stonewall Ave DCSB 206
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 271-4441

No Photo
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6448 S Western Avenue; Suite 101
Oklahoma City, OK
(405) 632-3333

Advertisement

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Reviews

Disciplinary or Board Actions

Ethnicity/Race

Online Communication

Credentials

Dental School

Medical School

Years Since Graduation

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.
Advertisement