About Us

Accredited: A Culture of Safety

We hold ourselves to a higher standard than any practice in the community. In 2006, OSA became the first and only OMS office in Northern New England to meet the rigorous standards of the Joint Commission by achieving accredited status. Like hospitals, we welcome unannounced inspections every three years that ensure our facility meets critical standards in several aspects of patient care and organizational safety. Our most recent inspection in 2018 found no areas for improvement, a rare feat for any facility. In recognition of our dedication to our quality and safety standards, our practice received the Maine Medical Center Physician-Hospital Organization Specialty Care Award. No other OMS practice in Maine has yet received this high honor, or become accredited like OSA for office-based surgery.

Credentials Matter, Experience Counts

While many dentists call themselves “specialists” or “board certified”, these titles are often deceiving. Each doctor at OSA has completed a true ADA-recognized residency that required 6 years to complete. The board certification process for our doctors is the most rigorous in organized dentistry, and the gold standard of our profession. In an era where more oral surgeons treat only teeth and titanium (dental implants), OSA again sets a higher bar. We are a full scope OMS practice treating patients for a wide range of conditions in both office and hospital settings. These include dentoalveolar surgery (including wisdom teeth), dental and maxillofacial implants, pediatric oral surgery, orthognathic and reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial tumors, cleft lip and palate, major and minor bone grafting, snoring and sleep apnea, temporomandibular joint problems, and maxillofacial trauma.

Our Doctors

Our doctors serve as leaders in organized medicine and dentistry at the local, state, and national levels. Each of our doctors is a graduate of both dental and medical school, is board certified or a candidate for certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and is certified by the State of Maine to provide surgical and anesthesia services. Our three most senior doctors are Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). This prestigious organization focuses on improving the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education, practice, safety, and ethics. By staying involved in a broad range of organizations, our doctors share ideas and learn the latest concepts and techniques from leaders in the oral surgery field, all to constantly improve the care offered to our patients. You can learn more about your doctor by finding their bio here.

Our Staff

Our staff at Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates is dedicated to your safety and comfort. Our surgical team has a mix of registered nurses, surgical technologists, and dental assistants who are all certified by our national organization to provide care in conjunction with your doctor.  As an accredited health care facility by the Joint Commission, we select and train our staff based on the highest standards in the industry.  We sincerely believe that the strength of our success is rooted in our staff and the care they provide to our patients.

Our front staff is made up of well trained and educated office assistants. Their knowledge of our specialty will help you schedule the appropriate appointment and work seamlessly with your referring dentist to make your visit less stressful.  They can also help guide you through all our website resources, including online patient registration, video tutorials, and directions to our facility.

In addition to our front staff, we are fortunate to work with three full-time billing and insurance specialists in our accounting department.   Each of these staff members will work closely with your insurance company to ensure you receive the benefits you deserve.  All of this is done with the goal of allowing you to relax and focus on your care with as few distractions as possible.  This philosophy is just one of the things that set us apart from other surgery offices. We look forward to meeting you.

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Charitable Supports

The whole OSA team takes pride in giving back. We partner with several different clinics, charities, and fundraising events to help make a difference in our community. Some of our core charitable focuses include:

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates

20 Long Creek Drive
South Portland, Maine 04106

Monday – Thursday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

T: 207-772-4063
F: 207-772-8641
Billing: 207-772-3027
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