Dr. Brian Dorfman, MD

Dr. Brian Dorfman, MD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Brian Dorfman, MD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Anthem, AZ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ) in 2002 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery, periodontics, and more.Read his story

42104 N Venture Dr Ste A106

Anthem, AZ 85086

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • DenteMax
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
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Top Care Areas

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Dentofacial Anomalies
more than 56% of peers
Head and Neck Surgery
more than 48% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 18% of peers

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Dr. Dorfman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dorfman "Dr. Dorfman received his dental degree at The University of Pittsburgh where he graduated Summa CumLaude. He also received a medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Dorfman served as chief resident at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and East Orange VA Hospital. He also completed an internship in General Surgery at University Hospital in Newark, NJ. His time at Walter Reed Army Hospital was spent repairing and reconstructing some of the all too numerous soldiers severely wounded in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Dr. Dorfman has extensive experience in Dental Implants, All On 4 Dental Implants, Teeth In a Day, Immediate Dental Implant Placement, CT Guided Implant placement, dentoalveolar surgery, office based anesthesia, related bone grafting, facial cosmetic surgery, facial trauma, facial reconstruction, oral and maxillofacial pathology, Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, and Trigeminal Nerve Microsurgical Repair. He has special interests in Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, Snoring Treatments, Out-patient anesthesia, and Trigeminal Nerve Microsurgical Repair. Dr. Dorfman has published articles and book chapters in the professional literature on topics ranging from Oral Pathology Research, Microbiology, and Orthognathic Surgery. He has also lectured on local, national, and international levels on Dental Implantology, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Microbiology and Orthognathic Surgery. Dr. Dorfman has organized and participated in numerous international outreaches, including his outreach to Guayaquil, Ecuador for the treatment of children with cleft lips and palates with Healing the Children"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dorfman "My Background In both medicine and dentistry affords me to be the most experienced oral and maxillofacial surgeon available.  My patients are treated the same way a family member is treated.  You are treated with respect, dignity and the utmost compassion by both myself and my entire staff.  "

5  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Dentistry
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

32  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Spacing
  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Impacted Teeth
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Irregularities
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Chin
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainers
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • Teeth Extraction
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University at Albany
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of Pittsburgh / School of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Umdnj-Nj Med Sch/Univ Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Dentists, 2008-2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Dorfman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dorfman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dorfman to family and friends
21 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Dorfman's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (2)

I would avoid this place like the plague. Had a billing dispute and both Diane and Mary were very rude about a charge for a service that the patients main dentist completed a week prior. Diane hung up on me, and Mary was plain rude. Great job losing $2700 revenue over a $67 charge. I hope the...more
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Dr. Dorfman performed a bone replacement surgery, so I can get a replacement molar. I was apprehensive prior to surgery and Dr. Dorfman and his staff eased my fears. They explained the procedure and I felt confident with Dr. Dorfman's skill level. There were no complications with little to no down...more
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