University of Cincinnati, Department of Surgery

oral & MAXILLOFACIAL surgery

Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Cincinnati is a center for evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures.

The division offers services that include correction of dental facial deformities, treatment of maxillofacial pathology as well as comprehensive care for maxillofacial trauma victims. The Division’s practice at the Medical Arts Building treats patients with dental facial deformities, dental implant needs, reconstructive jaw surgery, temporomandibular joint surgery, impacted teeth, and head and neck tumors. This facility is a surgical suite equipped with ambulatory anesthesia services, and new digital imaging capabilities.

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency is the second oldest training program of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program, which received full accreditation in January 2006, offers diversified training for treatment of facial trauma, surgical reconstruction of skeletal deformities, facial esthetic surgery, trauma surgery, TMJ surgery and dental implants.

Research currently being conducted includes surgical outcomes in outpatient anesthesia, pediatric sedation, maxillofacial trauma, TMJ arthroscopy and long term outcomes in correction of dentofacial deformities.

Cincinnati Surgery: Oral and Maxillofacial 

The Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery has a long-standing commitment to the oral and maxillofacial surgery needs of the Cincinnati community. The Division donates approximately 2,000 hours to the community each year in terms of treating patients at low (uninsured) or no cost.