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D. Omar Watson, D.D.S.,M.D., F.A.C.S., was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After college, Dr. Watson attended University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He was the first student to receive the Ida Gray Award for encouraging multicultural ideals within the dental school. After graduating from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, he was blessed to pursue his aspiration to be an oral surgeon. He was accepted in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Detroit Receiving Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center. The program was very demanding, but Dr. Watson was able to complete the program while also obtaining a Medical Doctorate degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine and finishing an internship in General Surgery. Dr. Watson works out of our Brandermill and Southside offices in Midlothian. Dr. Watson is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, Dr. Watson is a member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine (RAM). Furthermore, as a board member for the Virginia Dental Association Foundation (VDAF), he often participates in Mission of Mercy projects. Dr. Watson has been named “Top Doctor” for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in both Richmond Magazine in 2013, 2015, 2016 and Virginia Living magazine in 2016. Dr. Watson has also received first place for the “Bedside Manner Award” for Our Health Magazine in 2015 & 2016. When not at work, Dr. Watson balances his life by spending time with his wife and two beautiful children. He also has developed a love for running, loves good music, travel, sports, time with family/friends, and church activities.
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This content was provided by Dr. Watson "It is our distinct pleasure to welcome you to our practice. Our doctors and staff are committed to Excellence in Oral / Maxillofacial and Cosmetic Facial Surgery and we work very hard to make your surgical experience as pleasurable as possible.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Dr. Niamtu, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Keeney, Dr. Harris, Dr. Metzger, Dr. Dymon, Dr. Wlodawsky, Dr. Watson or Dr. Agnihotri manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.
Each surgeon practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery to corrective jaw surgery and wisdom tooth removal. Our surgeons also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, and perform a full range of dental implant procedures.
The surgical staff is trained in assisting with I.V. sedation within our state of the art office settings. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. All surgical staff are ACLS, BLS and PALS certified. "
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Grinding of Teeth
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
Jaw Implant Surgery
Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
Oral Surgical Procedures
Simple Tooth Extractions
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Western Michigan University
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
University of Michigan / School of Dentistry
Medical School | Graduated 2001
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2006
Detroit Receiving Hospital/Detroit Medical Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
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