Welcome to Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral surgeryThe members of the Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston are committed to excellence in the care of patients needing a variety of surgeries of the face and mouth. We offer a full range of services to our patients in an attempt to meet their healthcare needs. The division prides itself on the incorporation of new technologies into the surgical care of patients, resulting in better outcomes, a safer environment, and improved quality of life for our patients.

Services Provided:

  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Extractions/Wisdom Teeth
  • Pre-Radiation Extractions
  • Bone Grafts
  • Soft Tissue Grafts
  • Orthognathic (Jaw) Surgery
  • Orthodontic-related Surgery
  • Head and Neck Infections
  • Oral Pathology
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial/Dental Trauma
  • Soft Tissue Trauma
  • Alveolar Cleft Repair
  • Pre-prosthetic Surgery
  • Medically-compromised Patients
  • Hospital Admissions
  • Pediatric Oral Surgery
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Surgery

Our Technology:

  • Electronic Medical Records
  • i-cat (3-D) Imaging Digital X-rays
  • Computer-assisted Treatment Planning

Patient Comfort:

  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas)
  • Local Anesthesia
  • IV Conscious Sedation
  • Operating Room General Anesthesia
    (As Needed)