Patient Information

Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Flihan manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr. Flihan 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. Our office can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

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.

In our practice, state of the art technology is utilized to provide the highest level of care in a warm, caring and compassionate environment. Patient education is a critical aspect of our practice philosophy. We believe it is very important to provide our patients with the knowledge necessary to understand treatment options and make the best possible informed decisions regarding individual care.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Donald A. Flihan DDS, MD, P.C. 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.