Dr. Melvin L. Ford III, DDS

Dr. Melvin L. Ford III, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery | Male | 60 years old

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in Portsmouth, VA |
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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Dr. Ford III's Care Philosophy

We strive to provide exceptional service to our patients both clinically and administratively.

Dr. Ford III says...

Oral & facial surgery, Implants, Jaw corrective surgery, Obstructive Sleep Disorder, TMD

Dr. Ford III says...

Oral and facial trauma, Pathology, Implants, TMD, Sleep Obstructive Disorder, Jaw Corrective Surgery, Tooth Extractions-single, multiple, wisdom

Dr. Ford III'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

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Why It Matters: Dr. Ford III's Board Certifications

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  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Loose Teeth
  • TMJ
  • Toothache

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anesthesia
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Grafting
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Dental Implant
  • Dento Alveolar Surgery
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • General Anesthesia
  • IV Sedation
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Teeth Extraction

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