Dr. Kurt Friedman, DDS

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Male

100 NW 82nd Ave Plantation, FL 33324 Get Directions
Dr. Kurt Friedman, DDS
Dr. Friedman did his undergraduate training at the University of Miami and attended the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry as well as the Graduate Basic Science School receiving both his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree and Masters of Science Degree in Anatomy. He did his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Training at the University of North Carolina and completed his Residency Training at The University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1978. Dr. Friedman is on staff at many of the local hospitals in the community and is an Assistant Surgical Professor at Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Friedman lectures nationally and internationally on numerous topics involving complex dental implant surgery. He has been given permission to operate in many South American countries by their Ministers of Health. He is the developer of both the Hex Cylinder and Twist Lock Cylinder dental implant.

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Oral Facial Reconstruction and Implant Center100 NW 82nd Ave
Plantation, FL 33324
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(954) 475-9840Get Directions

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based on 93 total reviews (35 with comments)
Dr. Friedman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (35)
in Plantation, Fl |
Dr. Friedman really knows his stuff! If you have an emergency, he or one of his partners can be reached 24/7!! Very professional, yet makes you feel comfortable and "at home". I HATE going to the dentist (Who doesn't?), but he makes it tolerable!
Miami, FL |
Don't send your kid here because they don't prescribe antibiotics, & they don't listen but o well.
Ft Worth, TX |
Dr Friedman performed wonderfully on my tooth last week, I barely felt a thing he is extremely capable, I recommend him very highly, sincerely Pauline Edwards
in Vero Beach, FL |
I was so nervous getting my oral surgery for my four wisdom teeth done but the doctor assured me I had nothing to worry about. I felt safe and comfortable with them. Audrey was so nice and I would recommend them to any family member or friend any day. Thank you guys for great service!
Coral Springs, FL |
I had 4 wisdom teeth removed and even on day 3 post-operation, I had minimal swelling. I didn't even need to take the painkillers prescribed. The surgery went phenomenally and if I ever had to get more teeth removed, I'd come to Dr. Friedman. My mom tells me that she spent more time waiting for me to wake up from anesthesia than she did for the surgery to finish. This guy is amazing.
in Miami, FL |
I am very pleased about the services offered by Dr. Friedman and employees.
in pompano beach |
Im so excited to say Im feeling Amazing. After getting 4 teeth pulled in less than a week I felt back to normal. I just had my check up and everything looks great. Thanks to Dr.Friedman your did a great Job ????
Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. Friedman is an excellent doctor who spends the extra time to explain and provide answers whenever possible. He is not only confident, but has a great personality and truly enjoys providing options to help his patients. His staff is very professional and get things done efficiently. I had surgery to remove a cyst and Dr. Friedman and staff had me well prepared, every detail reviewed, and coordinated everything with my primary and the hospital. Very pleased and would recommend to anyone.
Hialeah, FL |
Quick and simple wisdom teeth extractIon. Experience really shows.
Plantation, FL |
I was in great hands with Dr. Friedman when I had my wisdom teeth removed. I have an unusually low heart rate (due to genetics and fitness) which I made sure to tell the Doctor beforehand. The team took great care and did what they had to do while watching my heart rate during the procedure (for which I was supposed to be completely sedated). I didn't feel a thing and it seemed like it was over in seconds! Thank you Dr. Friedman and team; you are the best!
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
The Aventura and Pembroke locations have some of the friendliest people, and Dr. Friedman was very informative and patient with my questions and concerns regarding the removal of my 4 impacted teeth (this was my first procedure ever too). Aside from the consultation, the procedure went great, and the recovery was quick. Dr. Friedman did an excellent job (very minimal swelling and pain), and the staff was quick with accommodating me with my appointments (both before and after). Highly recommend!
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Had my wisdom teeth out with Dr. Friedman. Aside from expected discomfort, everything went very smoothly and he was very respectable and answered any of my questions. Obviously he's done this for so long that he probably doesn't care to have infinite patience when answering questions he's heard 10,000 times over, so he may be abrupt and very to the point, but that's completely fair.
in Miami, FL |
10/10 would recommend to any family member or friend, dr, Friedman was an excellent surgeon and I had no problems with my four extractions. His staff is very well-mannered and treated me with the upmost care and gentleness. If you're looking for a great surgeon who is also quick about scheduling, then look into Kurt Friedman!
in Pembroke Pines, FL |
Dr. Friedman and his staff were professional and courteous. From the onset, he explained the procedure and addressed my concerns. Following the surgery, the nursing staff was warm and compassionate. While everyone heals differently, I recovered just over a week following my procedure. This office is clean, organized and well-run. Dr. Friedman's professional, yet lighthearted nature makes his patients feel welcome and at ease.
in Miramar, Fl |
Excellent Doctor. I highly recommend him. Everything he recommended worked out perfectly. His staff is very efficient and with great customer service skills.
in Stuart Florida |
Dr Friedman and the entire staff are simply the best! I had developed a very bad infection from a dental implant that was life threatening. Dr Friedman immediately diagnosed the problem, operated, drained the infection, and saved the day!
in Miami, FL |
Dr. Friedman really is an amazing surgeon. The inside of my mouth looks great, the healing process was not even painful. I got better in exactly 4 days. The surgery was effective and thorough without any complications. Maybe a little expensive, but thats the going rate in most places so I definitely recommend going to him. The Plantation location has a long wait time. Other than that, everything was great.
in Davie, FL |
Every thing great. Staff nice and informative Doctor knowledgeable and kind. Would definitely recommend.
in Miami, FL |
He was very nice and funny.
in Miami Gardens, FL |
Dr. Friedman performed oral surgery on my son Andre. He was professional and very thorough. The surgery done to his mouth was more than excellent. If you are looking for a great and caring doctor, Dr. Friedman is the whole package.
in Coconut Creek, Fl |
He really didn't explain the procedure. I had to ask questions. The day of the procedure he explain the laser option which was never mentioned or explained before. The procedure went great and he did an excellent job.
in Aventura, FL |
He's awesome, super professional and made me feel secure having the surgery done. Highly recommend Dr. Friedman :)
in North Miami Beach, FL |
Amazing experience! Loving staff.
in Hollywood, FL |
Great surgeon with a good bedside manor. He helped me so much....thanks.
in Hollywood, FL |
My experience was perfect, everybody was so friendly and kinda. I love it here.the surgery went perfect also.
in Miami, FL |
Very pleasent. He was very informative of the process and answered all questions.
in Wellington, FL |
Very good so far.
Pompano Beach, FL |
Wisdom teeth removed, it was done in 30 minutes. My recovery was very easy, with minimal pain
in Lauderhill, FL |
I saw Dr. Friedman for the first time in September 2015. I had a possible cyst in my mandible. Turns out I had a very large cyst that had eaten away at a very large portion of my mandible. I am not a fan of dentists, but given the severity of my condition Dr. Friedman was able to calm my fears and performed a surgery that saved my jaw and face. I would recommend anyone and everyone to see Dr. Friedman for their oral issues. He is personable, caring, and overall great doctor and surgeon.
in Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Great Doctor. Very kind and knowledgeable. He explains the procedure in detail and it is evident he is highly skilled. I would greatly recommend him!
in plantation, fl |
I have been terrified for years to get my wisdom teeth removed. However, Dr. Friedman and his staff made me incredibly comfortable and made the experience as smooth and stress free as possible. I have already recommended them to 4 other people!
in Lauderdale lakes,fl |
Very informative, seems like a well experienced Doctor and has a great sense of humor
in North Miami Beach, Fl |
Dr. Friedman did an amazing job and i wasn't in any pain at all after the procedure.
in Miami, FL |
They were great
in Tamarac, FL |
He was great and reassurin
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Dr. Friedman says...

Dr. Friedman did his undergraduate training at the University of Miami and attended the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry as well as the Graduate Basic Science School receiving both his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree and Masters of Science Degree in Anatomy. He did his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Training at the University of North Carolina and completed his Residency Training at The University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1978. Dr. Friedman is on staff at many of the local hospitals in the community and is an Assistant Surgical Professor at Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Friedman lectures nationally and internationally on numerous topics involving complex dental implant surgery. He has been given permission to operate in many South American countries by their Ministers of Health. He is the developer of both the Hex Cylinder and Twist Lock Cylinder dental implant.

Dr. Friedman's Care Philosophy

The foundation for a successful doctor/patient relationship is built on trust.  Our philosophy is to take the time necessary to establish a close and trusting working relationship with our patients in order to ensure that we will provide them with optimum care.  

Dr. Friedman says...

Dr. Friedman provides the highest level of treatment for patients with problems related to wisdom teeth, facial pain, temporomandibular joint, misaligned jaws, bad or missing teeth, facial injuries,oral cancer, tumors and cysts of the jaws.

We provide anesthesia allowing our patients to undergo unpleasant procedures with maximum comfort and safety and minimal discomfort. 

Dr. Friedman says...

Dr. Friedman provides the highest level of treatment for patients with problems related to wisdom teeth, facial pain, temporomandibular joint, misaligned jaws, bad or missing teeth, facial injuries,oral cancer, tumors and cysts of the jaws.

We provide anesthesia allowing our patients to undergo unpleasant procedures with maximum comfort and safety and minimal discomfort. We work with all Medical and Dental Insurances, as well as Carecredit financing. We are conveniently located throughout Dade and Broward Counties.

Dr. Friedman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Specializes in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Irregularities
  • Facial Lesions
  • Fracture
  • Fused Mandibular Incisors
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Salivary Duct Stones
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Small Chin
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Work-Related Injuries

Education

  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate School
    University of Miami

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Cancer Pathology
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral Surgery
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair