Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department

OMFS clinic

When you receive care at the Oral and Maxillofacial Department at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, you can trust that you are receiving top quality care built upon our longstanding commitment to academic excellence. 

  • In our Oral and Maxillofacial Teaching Clinic, 3rd and 4th year dental students or post graduate residents provide highly skilled surgical care such as wisdom teeth removal or extractions under the supervision of our experienced faculty. That means more sets of eyes on your care, typically at lower cost for you. 
  • In our Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty Practice, our highly skilled faculty work directly with you and offer premium oral surgical care to treat a broad range of dental, facial, and head and neck issues that impact your health, such as cancer, trauma or corrective surgery. They coordinate care with your dentist and physician to get you back on the road to feeling better. 
  • Click on the links below to learn more.  

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Teaching Clinic   617-636-6516

    At the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Teaching Clinic your care is conducted by a team of 3rd and 4th year dental students or highly skilled post graduate residents under supervision by our highly experienced oral surgical faculty leading oral surgeons. By choosing us, you can feel rest assured you are receiving top notch care typically at a lower cost than offered at a private practice. With our team of experts, you gain more sets of eyes and highly skilled expertise focused on your care while also supporting the education of the next generation of oral healthcare practitioners. 

    • Tooth extractions
    • Wisdom teeth removal
    • Implant surgery
    • Soft tissue and bone biopsies
    • Treatment of pathology of the jaws and oral cavity
    • Treatment of trauma to the teeth and jaws
    • Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders (TMJ)
    • Outpatient general anesthesia and IV Sedation


    To make an appointment in our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Teaching Clinic, please call 617-636-6516. All new patients will receive an appointment for an initial consultation and X-rays may be needed.


    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Teaching Clinic participates with most major dental insurance plans and self-pay options are available. We will verify your insurance when you call for your first appointment. Once we complete an initial consultation, we will provide estimates of costs and review insurance and payment options with you prior to starting treatment. Patients with issues that are covered under a medical insurance plan will be seen in our Faculty Practice. 

  • Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty Practice   617-636-6515

    Our Oral and Maxillofacial Faculty Practice is staffed by our highly experienced Tufts Dental faculty who provide a premium level of oral surgery and healthcare services directly for their patients. Nestled within the renowned Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in downtown Boston, patients receive exceptional oral surgical care with the benefits of leading-edge technologies, and premium customer service. Our faculty are on staff at Tufts Medical Center, and we collaborate with your primary dentist or physician to help you get back to feeling better. 

    A referral from a physician or dentist is required. 

    Our comprehensive services are covered by most dental or medical insurance plans. Financing options are also available. 

    • Outpatient general anesthesia and IV sedation
    • Dentoalveolar procedures (including atraumatic extractions, removal of impacted teeth, exposure of impacted teeth, pre-prosthetic surgery)
    • Implant surgery covering all levels of complexity
    • Bone grafting and reconstruction of bony defects
    • Facial cosmetic surgery (including blepharoplasty, dermal fillers, botox, chemical peels and neuromodulators)
    • Evaluation and treatment of pathologic lesions of the jaw and the oral cavity
    • Maxillofacial reconstructive and orthognathic surgery
    • Surgery for ultimate management of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)
    • Primary cleft lip and palate repair
    • Traumatic injuries to the teeth and jaws
    • TMJ surgery including minimally invasive procedures such as arthroscopy and arthrocentesis (Surgical Interventions only. For TMJ evaluations contact the Craniofacial Pain Center.)
    • Collaboration among experts in other dental specialties (implant dentistry, prosthodontics, orthodontics) and medical specialties.

    Oral and Maxillofacial Faculty Practice Providers: 

    ProviderClinical FocusContact
    David ChangOral & Maxillofacial Surgery617-636-6515
    Johanna HauerOral & Maxillofacial Surgery617-636-6515
    Edward LaheyOral & Maxillofacial Surgery617-636-6515
    Daniel OreadiOral & Maxillofacial Surgery617-636-6515