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Dr. Wayne Roccia, DMD is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh / School Of Dentistry in 2004 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Roccia "Dr. Wayne D. Roccia is a graduate of Seneca Valley High School, Harmony, PA. He continued his education at The Johns Hopkins University, majoring in pre-medicine/natural sciences, and graduating with honors. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he served as student body president. While at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Roccia earned many awards, including the International College of Dentists Award for Idealism and Professionalism and induction into the Alpha Omega national dental honors society. In June 2008, he completed a four year specialized residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and its associated hospitals. Now an esteemed member of the medical community, Dr. Roccia is the author of several scientific publications and has lectured nationally and internationally in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Roccia has also lobbied in Washington, D.C. several times for patients rights and improvements of the health care system. Dr. Roccia is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, and a member of many leading medical organizations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Academy of Osseointegration. As a member of the Christian Dental Society, Dr. Roccia donates his time and talents to many third world missions, having established a medical and dental clinic in Belize. Dr. Roccia is an expert in the oral surgery field who strives to provide you with the most comprehensive and expert care available!"
This content was provided by Dr. Roccia "Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Roccia manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Roccia practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. "