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Defining the Dental Field

  • An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon:     Is in the surgical treatment of disease and disorder of the mouth, jaws, face, and associated structures. (Facial trauma and infections, reconstructive procedures, extractions, implants, and dental anesthesia).
  • An Endodontist:  A dentist who specializes in root canal therapy.
  • A Periodontist:   A dentist who specializes in the treatment of gum disease.
  • An Orthodontist:   In the treatment of malocclusions (bad bites) and crooked teeth.
  • A Pediatric Dentist:   In the treatment of pediatric dental patients.
  • A Prosthodontist:     Specializes in difficult restorative cases.

 

 

 

 

Meet the Doctor

  • ALT 7-31-08B.S. in Physical Science, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
  • D.D.S. Degree, University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Memphis, Tennesee
  • Internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Associated Hospitals, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Associaed Hospitals, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Board Certified as a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Fellow, AAOMS
  • Fellow, ACOMS
  • Fellow, ADSA
  • Felow, ACD