Introduction

Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires an additional 4-6 years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. Dr. Yamada, as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr. Yamada 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 minimally invasive surgical interventions 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 and outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Rick K. Yamada DDS
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in surgery and in the monitoring of IV general anesthesia. All team members are informed administrative personnel, well versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified and undergo regular medical emergency drills.