Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists in California

San Francisco (127)Los Angeles (112)San Diego (79)Fresno (58)Sacramento (54)
San Jose (48)Oakland (34)Santa Rosa (31)Torrance (30)Loma Linda (24)Palo Alto (23)Bakersfield (22)Beverly Hills (22)Roseville (21)Fremont (16)Huntington Beach (16)Redding (16)Stockton (16)Walnut Creek (16)La Jolla (15)Modesto (15)Orange (15)Santa Barbara (15)Santa Cruz (15)Newport Beach (14)Riverside (14)San Mateo (14)Santa Monica (14)Berkeley (13)Encino (13)Escondido (13)Long Beach (13)Pasadena (13)Sunnyvale (13)Chico (12)Glendale (12)Napa (12)Petaluma (12)Tustin (12)Daly City (11)Folsom (11)Irvine (11)Los Gatos (11)Monterey (11)Salinas (11)Visalia (11)Anaheim (10)El Cajon (10)Encinitas (10)Mission Viejo (10)Rancho Mirage (10)Woodland Hills (10)Downey (9)Manteca (9)Palmdale (9)Rancho Cucamonga (9)San Marcos (9)San Rafael (9)Valencia (9)Vallejo (9)Carmichael (8)Costa Mesa (8)Cupertino (8)Danville (8)Grass Valley (8)La Mesa (8)Menlo Park (8)Pinole (8)Pleasanton (8)San Leandro (8)San Luis Obispo (8)San Ramon (8)Santa Ana (8)Simi Valley (8)Westlake Village (8)Whittier (8)Alameda (7)Auburn (7)Carlsbad (7)Chula Vista (7)Clovis (7)Concord (7)El Dorado Hills (7)Fairfield (7)Livermore (7)Lodi (7)Murrieta (7)Placerville (7)Redwood City (7)San Bernardino (7)Ventura (7)Apple Valley (6)Burbank (6)Fair Oaks (6)Foster City (6)Hayward (6)Lafayette (6)Laguna Hills (6)Mountain View (6)Oxnard (6)Paso Robles (6)Redlands (6)South San Francisco (6)Upland (6)Vista (6)Alhambra (5)Bellflower (5)Brentwood (5)Canoga Park (5)Castro Valley (5)Citrus Heights (5)Claremont (5)Covina (5)Glendora (5)Hollister (5)Merced (5)Milpitas (5)Novato (5)Palm Springs (5)Poway (5)Redondo Beach (5)San Fran (5)Sonora (5)Tarzana (5)Thousand Oaks (5)Ukiah (5)Vacaville (5)Watsonville (5)Agoura Hills (4)Antioch (4)Arcadia (4)Brea (4)Burlingame (4)Chino (4)Corona (4)Davis (4)Diamond Bar (4)Elk Grove (4)Eureka (4)Fountain Valley (4)Greenbrae (4)Hemet (4)Lancaster (4)Los Alamitos (4)Los Banos (4)Manhattan Beach (4)Northridge (4)Oceanside (4)Placentia (4)San Bruno (4)San Clemente (4)Santa Clara (4)Santa Maria (4)Santee (4)Solvang (4)South Lake Tahoe (4)Temecula (4)Union City (4)West Covina (4)West Hollywood (4)Yuba City (4)Albany (3)Aliso Viejo (3)Arcata (3)Calabasas (3)Carmel (3)Chino Hills (3)Dana Point (3)Dublin (3)Gilroy (3)Hanford (3)Hesperia (3)Huntington Park (3)Indio (3)Inglewood (3)Lake Forest (3)Los Altos (3)Madera (3)Marina Del Rey (3)Martinez (3)Mission Hills (3)Nevada City (3)Palm Desert (3)Pleasant Hill (3)San Carlos (3)San Jacinto (3)San Marino (3)Selma (3)Sonoma (3)Tehachapi (3)Tracy (3)Travis AFB (3)Westminster (3)

Learn more about Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialists

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon is a dentist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects affecting the mouth, teeth, jaws and face. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine their expertise in dentistry, surgery, and anesthesia to treat a variety of diseases and conditions. Oral surgeons treat impacted teeth, misaligned jaws, and perform reconstructive and corrective surgery to repair deformities and injuries.

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon typically:

 
  • Evaluates the patient's dental, oral and medical history and performs a dental and oral exam

  • Educates patients about dental conditions and diseases, good oral hygiene, and oral disease prevention

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests such as X-rays

  • Prescribes medications including antibiotics and pain medications

  • Diagnoses oral and maxillofacial diseases and conditions based on an evaluation of tests, exams, and biopsy results

  • Treats various oral and maxillofacial diseases and conditions with surgical and nonsurgical treatments

  • Works closely with other dental specialists and members of your healthcare team to ensure optimal care

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon may also be known as an oral surgeon or dental surgeon.

There are 1954 specialists practicing Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in California with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 179 hospitals in California with affiliated Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery specialists, including Community Regional Medical Center, Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo and John Muir Health, Walnut Creek Medical Center.