The Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery faculty-practice and graduate-training programs are located in the Dental School at the South Texas Medical Center at 7703 Floyd Curl Drive. Visitors can park in the dental school parking lot (view parking area map) - there is a small fee for parking. New patients must stop by the front desk upon entering the dental school to register insurance info & get directions to our clinic. Office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. In case of an after-hours emergency, call the University Hospital operator at 210.358.4000 and ask that the Oral Surgeon on-call be contacted.
Patients with HMO or PPO insurances which require a referral from their primary care provider to see specialists must have a referral sent or faxed (in advance) to our office prior to scheduling an appointment. Otherwise, full payment will be expected prior to treatment.
What We Do
The surgeons and staff at the University of Texas Health Science Center are committed to helping you achieve health and esthetics.
We take great pride providing and maintaining state of the art equipment in our office. With this equipment and a talented staff, we are able to perform many diagnostic & surgical procedures in our office with safety and comfort. However, when hospitalization is necessary, rest assured that you will be under the care of board certified experts. Some of the procedures we perform include:
Wisdom teeth & non-restorable teeth are safely removed with sedation or general anesthesia as needed.
Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Our surgeons are experts in the surgical treatment of pathological conditions (tumors, cysts, growths) of the mouth & jaws.
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
We perform full scope facial cosmetic surgical procedures for scarring, birth defects & natural aging changes. Ask one of our surgeons.
The University has a long history of research and surgical treatment of skeletal defects of the jaws. Orthognathic surgery encompasses the surgical repositioning of the jaws to correctly secure them in the appropriate location. We also have an orthodontist dedicated to support this special treatment.
Replacing missing teeth with dental implants is becoming very common with excellent results. The University has cutting-edge experts researching and performing this service.
In some instances, TMJ surgery is necessary. We know when and have experts on the faculty that can provide answers.
The University leads the nation in research and treatment for complex facial pain problems.
Fractures and Trauma
We routinely treat patients with major maxillofacial trauma as part of our on-call duties at University Hospital-the city's major trauma center. We have extensive experience correcting residual facial & jaw defects from trauma.