Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty & Resident Clinic

20160920_121931The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty and Resident Clinic is located on the first floor of the College of Dentistry at the west entrance of the UF Health Science Center. An appointment for a consultation/evaluation with a faculty member or resident may be obtained after a referral has been made for you. The clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment for a diagnosis and outpatient treatment, using local anesthesia, conscious sedation or general anesthesia. Complex cases may require surgical treatment in the operating room at UF Health Shands Hospital. Our office staff is very experienced and attentive to the needs of our patients.

Oral surgery is a referral clinic and should receive those referrals by fax to the attention of the Receptionist.

Clinic Contact Information

APPOINTMENTS: (352) 273-6731
REFERRAL FAX: (352) 392-6909
EMAIL X-RAYS TOXraysoralsurgery@dental.ufl.edu
1395 Center Drive, D1-56A
Gainesville, FL 32610

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty & Resident Clinic – #19

2016 Clinic Closed Dates

  • Labor Day – Monday, September 5th
  • UF Homecoming – Friday, October 14
  • Veterans Day – Friday, November 11th
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 24th & Friday, November 25th
  • Winter Break – Monday, December 26th – Friday, December 30th
  • New Year’s Day – Monday, January 2nd


The services provided include the full scope of the specialty, including but not limited to:

  • Removal of diseased or impacted teeth
  • Dental Implants to replace missing teeth and for more complex cases, reconstructing deficient bone to support the implants
  • Treatment of facial fractures and soft tissue injuries of the head and neck secondary to trauma
  • Diagnosis and treatment of benign or malignant cysts and tumors of the oral and maxillofacial region
  • Diagnosis and treatment of infections of the head and neck region to include infection of the teeth, the salivary glands, and the upper and lower jaw
  • Reconstruction and cosmetic surgery to correct facial bones deformities and facial soft tissue problems as a result of previous trauma, developmental, or secondary to the removal of head and neck pathology
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
  • Diagnosis and correction of Dentofacial Deformities (Bite) and other Developmental Defects. In conjunction with the orthodontist, the oral and maxillofacial surgeon surgically realigns the upper and lower jaw into proper dental and facial relationships to improve function and facial appearance. Individuals with developmental defects, such as cleft lip and palate are also treated for improved function and appearance.


  • M. Franklin Dolwick, D.M.D., Ph.D.
  • John H. Hardeman, D.D.S., M.D.
  • Thomas L. Bowers IV, D.M.D., M.D.
  • Danielle Freburg-Hoffmeister, D.D.S., M.D.
  • Carlo E. Guevara, D.D.S., M.D

Reduced-Fee Dental Care

UF College of Dentistry students and faculty participate in programs such as the We Care Physicians Network (352-334-7926). Such programs provide limited services for qualified individuals that may be reduced in fees.