Dr. Tortorich teaching nitrous oxide monitoring to the dental assisting students at the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech.
- 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.
- B.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
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Dr. Tortorich is Board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The certification is comprehensive, covering the biological sciences and the clinical practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The process consists of two examinations, a written qualifying examination and an oral certification examination. Doctors who have completed this certification process have demonstrated a mastery of basic knowledge and skills in oral and maxillofacial surgery.