Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires five additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Payne manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr. Payne 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. Our office can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.
Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation and outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.
Dr. Payne’s surgical staff members are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in the administration of IV sedation and surgery. All surgical staff are well versed in oral surgery and are Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and are CPR certified.