Patient Information

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Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school.  Dr. BroadbentDr. ChandlerDr. Hall, and Dr. McCormick , as Board Certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons, manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Our doctors practice a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to facial cosmetic and corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure and soft tissue with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. Our doctors can also diagnose and treat facial injuries and fractures.

Dr. Buck specializes in treating patients with TMJ pain or orofacial pain and sleep apnea related disorders requiring Oral Appliance Therapy (OAT) or mandibular advancement devices (MAD’s).  Dr. Buck holds membership with the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and sits on their Sleep board, and he proudly holds the title of Qualified Dentist with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Buck is passionate about helping patients with TMJ pain and has developed a program that enables patients to have relief from their chronic pain.  If you have snoring or sleep apnea issues, Dr. Buck can help make a customized sleep appliance that can substitute for a CPAP machine in many instances.  Please call for an appointment.

Surgical Staff

Our surgical staff at Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of Utah undergoes vigorous additional training to pass their Dental Assistant Anesthesia National Certification Exam (D.A.A.N.C.E.).  Training includes assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation and outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. We monitor our patients continuously during and after surgery.