Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school.
Dr. Chan‘s postgraduate training at Loma Linda University (LLU) included a four-year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency in addition to a two-year Dental Anesthesiology residency.
He served aspresident of the California Dental Society of Anesthesiology for eight years, from 2002 through 2010. He is a fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, a diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists, the American College of Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Chan manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr. Chan is trained in the 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. He can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.
Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.
The surgical staff at Gary H. Chan, DDS, FADSA are experienced oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in specifically in the area of anesthesia and surgical procedures.
All front office staff are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies.