Dr. Melvin L. Ford III, DDS

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Dr. Melvin L. Ford III, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Male

Oral Surgery Of Tidewater 2875 Sabre St Ste 260, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 Get Directions
(757) 499-6886

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Dr. Ford III practices Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at 1 location in Virginia Beach, VA.

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4.3 based on 13 responses
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Dr. Melvin so he is the best doctor I ever have treating me. I am 72 year old man need all my upper teeth removed to put that denture in. But I do not want to be put under. Dr.Ford have listen and understand my needs. He and his team was very professional and efficient. I was lucky to find him. After the surgery is no pain at all. I be able to eat and enjoy Thanksgiving with my family. I will pass this on to other about my experience.Thanks again Dr. Ford for the great work. All the best. WB
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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dental Tissue Neoplasm
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Trauma

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Jaw Reconstruction Surgery
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Teeth Extraction

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry

    Graduated in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Scott Medical Center

    Completed in 1982

    Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Virginia Commonwealth Univ VCU/MCV

    Graduated in 1978

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Dr. Ford III's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Ford III

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients