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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


For more information about becoming a patient, contact the
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty & Resident Clinic at (352) 273-6731.


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a surgical specialty which involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head and neck region. The scope of the specialty is very broad, ranging from the extraction of teeth to the treatment of complex facial fractures.

The faculty members of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Florida are all board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and are known nationally and internationally as leaders in their field. In addition to providing excellent patient care, they are established researchers, teachers, and national and international orators. They also share the responsibility for teaching undergraduate and the graduate students (residents) in the four-year and six- year residency programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The surgeons are on staff at UF Health Shands Hospital.