Dr. Brian J. Dorfman, MD

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Dr. Brian J. Dorfman, MD

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The Center For Oral & Facial Surgery At Anthem 42104 N Venture Dr Ste A106, Anthem, AZ 85086 Get Directions
(623) 551-6556

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Dr. Dorfman received his dental degree at The University of Pittsburgh where he graduated Summa CumLaude. He also received a...
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  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Cigna
  • DenteMax
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MetLife
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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 time. I have two more minor surgeries and I will return to Dr. Dorfman's office for both procedures!
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Practice Areas

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

Board Certifications

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  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Dr. Dorfman says..

I am a dual degree Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon ( Both MD and DMD).  This combination of both medical and dental school training makes me one of the most experienced and knowledgeable oral surgeons in Arizona as well as the US.  I am also only one of 4 current Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the state of Arizona.  This places me in the same company as the best general surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, etc in the ENTIRE WORLD.

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  • Dental Disorders
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Disease
  • Jaw Cyst
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Small Chin
  • Snoring
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrinkly Skin Syndrome

Procedures Performed

Dr. Dorfman says..

My vast training and knowledge from years of experience and teaching make me one of the most experienced oral surgeons in Arizona.  I have successfully placed more dental implants, immediate dental implants, Teeth in a day, bone grafts, sinus lifts, snoring and sleep apnea procedures, orthognathic surgery, etc than many surgeons,dentist, periodontists in the entire US.  My outcomes are the pinnacle of dental impalnts

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  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Bone Grafting
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dental Implant
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gum Graft Surgery
  • Gum Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Pillar Procedure
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Teeth Extraction

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    New Jersey Medical School (UMDNJ)

    Graduated in 2002

    University Of Pittsburgh / School Of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Umdnj-University Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Umdnj-Nj Med Sch/Univ Hosp

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    University At Albany

    Graduated in 1995

Awards & Recognition

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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
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Dr. Dorfman says...

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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Dr. Dorfman's Care Philosophy

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.  

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Dr. Dorfman says...

I am a dual degree Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon ( Both MD and DMD).  This combination of both medical and dental school training makes me one of the most experienced and knowledgeable oral surgeons in Arizona as well as the US.  I am also only one of 4 current Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the state of Arizona.  This places me in the same company as the best general surgeons, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, etc in the ENTIRE WORLD.

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Dr. Dorfman says...

My vast training and knowledge from years of experience and teaching make me one of the most experienced oral surgeons in Arizona.  I have successfully placed more dental implants, immediate dental implants, Teeth in a day, bone grafts, sinus lifts, snoring and sleep apnea procedures, orthognathic surgery, etc than many surgeons,dentist, periodontists in the entire US.  My outcomes are the pinnacle of dental impalnts

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Dr. Dorfman says...

We invite all patients to participate in online surveys, social media comments and written comments.  This is how we make our amazing practice even better on a daily basis