Why Choose Our Practice?

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When it comes to picking an oral surgeon, we know that you have options. Personalized, gentle, comprehensive patient care is our number one priority.

Here are just a few things that make our practice unique:

Who We Are

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As board-certified oral surgeons, Drs. Torio, Decoteau, Burk, Madden and Farr, as oral and maxillofacial surgeons, manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Drs. Torio, Decoteau, Burk, Madden and Farr practice 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 minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. Our doctors can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

We firmly believe education is a lifelong process that does not end after dental and medical school. We strive to expand our knowledge and hone our skills through continuing education courses for our doctors and staff. We are proud to offer the latest advances in specialty dental care and surgery. We derive great satisfaction from knowing we provide our patients with genuinely state-of-the-art care.

Oral surgery is complex and life-changing. To provide optimal results with minimal discomfort, we seek out and implement the latest technologies, including CBCT, 3D imaging, intra-oral scanners, and computer-drafted surgical guides. These technologies enable surgical results unparalleled in precision, accuracy, and safety.

Care and Commitment

We understand your worries about oral surgery and take the time to explain every step of the process, answering your questions and listening to your concerns. If you suffer from dental anxiety, sedation dentistry and anesthesia are available. We want your oral surgery experience to be transformative and positive.

The surgical staff at Apex Oral Maxillofacial Surgery & Implantology are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in the administration of IV sedation and surgery. All staff are informed administrative personnel, well versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified. 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.

From the front office to the exam room, our practice is made up of professionals who take your oral health very seriously. Using state-of-the-art equipment designed with safety and efficiency in mind, we are able to offer top-notch care. As you walk through our office, you will notice that everything is clean, comfortable and thoroughly sterilized. Your safety and comfort are our priority.

Honesty and Affordability

We know that the cost of care can be confusing. In addition to offering a number of in-office payment options to fit your budget, we also give you up-front cost information on your treatment ahead of time. We are in network with a variety of insurance plans, and we offer various forms of dental financing with credit available in time frames that fit your needs. We are happy to help you navigate your dental insurance and alternative payment options.

Easy Access to Oral Surgery Care and Information

We know that your time is valuable to you, and that’s why we offer extended office hours on select days, appointment reminders, and a quick turnaround time on calls and appointment requests. We are happy to answer any questions or concerns in the office, over the phone or via email.

Comprehensive Oral Surgery Care in One Location

At our practice, we are qualified to handle all aspects of your oral and maxillofacial care, so you are always surrounded by people that you trust. If we must refer out, we promise to send you to carefully vetted colleagues who apply the same professional principles in their office that we do in ours.


We respect and understand that many patients experience dental anxiety. At our office, we do everything we can to make sure that your experience is as enjoyable as possible. By communicating clearly what you can expect during your treatment, we are often able to alleviate dental fear. We encourage you to bring headphones and music to listen to during your treatment and ask us about sedation options.

Personalized Service

At our practice, you aren’t just a patient. We take an interest in you and your oral health needs. We think you’ll find a friend in your oral surgeon during your visit! Apex Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery takes a team approach to patient care. Our staff, including dental implant coordinators and surgical assistants, go through rigorous training and continuing education to stay abreast of the latest technologies and techniques in patient care and anesthesia. However, their greatest assets are their compassion and professionalism through every step of your treatment.

We are honored that you have entrusted us with your care, and we sincerely thank you for choosing our practice.

Let Us Give You The Expert Personal Care You Deserve

Here at Apex OMFS we pride ourselves in putting our patients first. Contact our office today to find out how we can improve your life!
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