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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is dedicated to competence and professionalism. They aim to educate the highest caliber of student in the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery, anesthesiology and oral pathology.

Services provided by the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery include wisdom teeth removal, other dental extractions, outpatient sedation, facial fracture repair, treatment of jaw cysts and tumors, reconstruction of jaws, placement of dental implants, orthognathic surgery, treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) treatment.

The department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery offers both a Residency Program and an Externship Program.



“Looking Back: A History of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program at The University of Texas-Houston 1949-1999,” is now available as a PDF, and an updated edition is in the works.