Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are often mistaken as the same as dentists. While these dental professionals started out as general dentists, it is important to note that oral surgeons operate on a more specific level. Combining experience and an extensive education background, Philadelphia, Doylestown, Langhorne, and Meadowbrook oral and maxillofacial specialists Drs. Sock and Dachowski are highly sought for their expertise in maxillofacial surgery in Doylestown and neighboring areas.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists
After dental school, a dentist has the option to do further studies and specialize in different fields such as orthodontics(braces), periodontics(gums), endodontics(root canal treatment) and pedodontics (dentistry for children).
Dentists who specialize in maxillofacial surgery undergo extensive education and training ranging from 4 to 6 years. Around this time, the dentist as a maxillofacial surgery resident will study and master the areas of emergency medicine, internal medicine, anesthesiology, neurology, plastic surgery, intensive care and general surgery.
In addition, the resident will also gather the necessary education and experience in the following specific areas:
All in all, an oral surgeon concentrates on a more extensive and specialized field in dentistry than general dentists. Also, oral surgeons have extensive knowledge and training in anesthesiology thus they offer intravenous sedation to their patients.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Doylestown, Meadowbrook, Langhorne, and NE Philadelphia
As trusted oral surgical professionals in Doylestown, Meadowbrook, Langhorne and Philadelphia areas, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in “patient centered” approach to care.
To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend lectures, meetings, and conventions throughout the country to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products and the newest equipment our modern surgical office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art care and results. All nursing staff are licensed and experienced in the field of oral and maxillofacial Surgery.
For more information on taking care of your teeth, call us at 215.938.7860 for an initial consultation. You can also opt to fill out this appointment request form. We look forward to your visit!