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Peter Waite, DDS, M.D.

Oral Surgery • Impacted teeth • Dental implants • Orthognathic surgery • Craniofacial cleft lip/palate surgery • Facial reconstruction • Cosmetic surgery • Obstructive sleep apnea • Facial cosmetic surgery

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peter waite 2018 expertsPeter Waite, DDS, M.D.

Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Oral surgery
  • Impacted teeth
  • Dental implants
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Craniofacial cleft lip/palate surgery
  • Facial reconstruction
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Facial cosmetic surgery

 

 

As an oral surgeon, Waite deals with patients who experience the effects of a surgical procedure, and those who often are introduced to painkillers. In addition to being able to discuss dental-related surgeries and treatments, he can speak to pain management and the complex factors surrounding prescription medication, and how doctors can overcommunicate pain expectations to patients.

 

 

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