Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery and Pathology

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Goals and Objectives

  • Provide excellent state-of-the-art education for dental students, graduate dentists and post-graduate residents in routine and advanced forms of oral-maxillofacial surgery.
  • Deliver high-quality clinical care for patients requiring oral-maxillofacial surgical expertise in the School of Dentistry, University Hospital and the community.
  • Advance the knowledge base of dental professionals including oral-maxillofacial surgical specialists via scholarly work; research, publications and presentations on a national and international basis.
  • Collaborate with other health professions both on and off campus to deliver education and patient care to those best served by a team approach.
  • Establishment of a post-graduate residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery to better serve UMMC, the community and the state.