Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires 4 to 6 additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. In order to be a certified specialist in a certain specialty of dentistry in British Columbia, a practitioner must satisfy two conditions: 1). A certified specialist must successfully pass an intensive 2 part examination administered by the Royal College of Dentists of Canada , in their respective specialty, and 2). Be registered by the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia , in their respective specialty.
As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Singh manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Singh 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. Dr. Singh can also diagnose and treat facial pain , facial injuries, and fractures.
Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation in our office setting. The surgical staff at Chilliwack Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery consist of a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon , a certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistant, who assists in all oral surgery procedures and a registered nurse with extensive training in pre & post operative care of surgical patients, who assists in the administration of IV sedation and general anesthesia. All patients are closely monitored before, during and after surgery. All staff are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are all CPR certified.