Oral & maxillofacial surgery is a recognized specialty that encompasses the surgical management of diseases, injuries, and deformities involving both the structural, functional and aesthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws and the face.
Their surgical expertise ranges from dentoalveolar surgery, extraction of wisdom teeth, dental implants, orthognathic (jaw) surgery, facial trauma & reconstructive surgery, oral & facial pathology, cleft lip and palate, temporomandibular joint surgery, and face aesthetic surgery.
A contemporary modern Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon is a graduate of both dental and medical school, and has completed an accredited hospital based six year surgical residency program. Prior to commencement of clinical practice, they must pass a National Board exam by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. With this, they are then licensed as recognized certified specialists.
- Trained dental surgical assistants who maintain a high level of excellence and surgical care
- Registered nurses (RN) to assist in surgery and recovery of patients after surgery
- All anesthesiologists are certified medical anesthesiologists who practice at the University of Alberta Hospital and Royal Alexandra Hospital
All staff are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified. All surgical staff are CPR/ACLS/PALS certified.
Our Commitment to You
Recommend and perform treatment in a caring and comfortable manner.
Maintain a high level of excellence in our surgical centre.
Continue excellence in surgical care by participation in continuing education of our surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, surgical assistants and support staff.
Exceed the sterilization standards recommended by the Alberta Dental Association and College, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.
Maintain Renew Oral & Facial Surgical Centre as a certified Non-Hospital Surgical Facility.