The Program in Oral Surgery is a program within the Department of Surgical Sciences and is housed in the Surgical Services Clinic on the first floor at the School of Dentistry. The clinic is shared with the programs in Periodontics, Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology.
Overview of patient care and services
The goal of this clinic is to maximize the efficiency and the quality of patient care while still providing students with a meaningful surgical rotation experience. The graduate dentist, or the undergraduate student refers all patients to the surgery clinic for evaluation and treatment.
Patient care activities in the surgical clinic involve both students and faculty, depending on the complexity of the case.
- Simple exodontias (tooth removal) and post-operative care as well as some surgical assisting are carried out by 2nd year and 3rd year students.
- Surgical faculty, assisted by the surgical support staff and students, carry out complex exodontia (tooth removal), implant surgery, sedation, and hard/soft tissue grafting including periodontal plastic surgery.
Hours of operation
The Clinic operates year round from 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.– 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Appointments and information
For scheduling and surgical services clinic information, call 414-288-7155