Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon


Boston, MA

Male, 35

I practice oral and maxillofacial surgery in a major metropolitan area in the US. Despite the fact that I was a dentist before I was a doctor (now I am both), taking out teeth is but a mere bank rolling of my true interest... Cutting into peoples faces :)
- Wisdom teeth
- Facial fractures
- Head and neck tumors
- Facial cosmetic procedures
- Fixing your jacked up bite

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Last Answer on August 27, 2015

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Had triple wisdom tooth extraction nearly 72 hours ago. 2 extraction sites have clotted and are healing fine. My lower left, however, is still bleeding through a 2x2 in 20-30 minutes. My surgeon keeps telling me this is normal? I'm concerned.

Asked by Cassie83 about 6 years ago


I have a small underbite and it has been giving me tmj problems for the past four years, and giving me headaches all the time now. I dont want to wear mouth guards but I want to fix my underbite but would it help my TMJ if I get the surgery?

Asked by Natalia over 9 years ago


I was diagnosed Atypical Odontalgia 8 yrs ago tho I've had nerve pain around impacted tooth 38 for many yrs. Recent CT shows flattened mandib. canal between fused roots & buccal cortex. Cud this be pressing in on the IAN or is flat M.C. normal ?

Asked by Colette about 7 years ago


Will having both jaws broken and rotated clockwise and the upper moved slightly up change your face aesthetically? My surgeon said I will look the same but I’m afraid.

Asked by Montika over 5 years ago


Hi there,Is it possible to increase the chin length by surgery to look face and chin longer from frontal view?,not just with implants if yes;I mean any method of maxilary surgery like using distractors, I got so much thanks if you have an answer

Asked by Pourya.arabi89@gmail.com almost 6 years ago


My 13 yr old son is Dx with JIA. Has been on Methotrexate for almost 2 years. Had 2 MRIs done, the 2nd showing less inflammation than the first, but still some. They want to give him Humira and I don’t want that. Is arthrocentesis/plasty an opt?

Asked by Dave F about 5 years ago


Hi there, is it possible to have maxillary excess without lip incompetence? I have a gummy smile but I don't think it's due to a hypermobile lip as when I smile with my teeth my facial proportions look "off"

Asked by James about 7 years ago