Patient Information

Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. Dr. DeSantis is a graduate of Cornell University, SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine as well as SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He trained extensively in anesthesia administration as well as general surgery prior to his years as a resident and subsequently chief resident in OMFSurgery.

As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. DeSantis manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. DeSantis 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 minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We 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 with ECG, Respiratory Meter, Pulsoximeter and clinically with the Nursing/Medical-Dental staff before, during and after surgery.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Mountain View Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, PC are experienced, oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in administration of IV sedation and surgery. We have surgical assistants, a trained registered nurse (RN), and two registered dental hygienists (RDH)to assist help in your care and assist during surgery.

All staff are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified.