Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Drs. Sturtz, Betts and Wasielewski manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Our doctors practice the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.
Our staff is trained and certified by the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery (Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination [DAANCE]) in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.
Surgical and Administrative Staff
The surgical team at Plymouth, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Chelsea Oral and Facial Surgery are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants who assist in administration of IV sedation and surgery. In addition, our staff are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified.
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