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James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery   

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the specialty of dentistry which includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and esthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissue of the oral and maxillofacial regions. Our core curriculum includes anesthesia, physical diagnosis, patient assessment, dentaloveolar surgery, including extraction of teeth, bone grafting, dental implants, temporomandibular surgery, orthognathic surgery, trauma, reconstructive surgery, pathology and benign and malignant tumors.

Department Chair:
Durwood E. Bach, DMD
Professor and Chair

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
College of Dental Medicine
Room BSB 249
Medical University of South Carolina
MSC 507
173 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

843-792-3861 (Phone)
843-792-1280 (Fax)