About Oklahoma City Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
The practice has been providing exceptional oral surgery care for residents of the Oklahoma City area for over four decades in an environment that is warm, welcoming and caring. For the past 25 years, the doctors at OKC Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons have been placing dental implants for thousands of patients, and they are considered the preeminent implant surgeons in the region. These Board Certified Surgeons recognize that surgical implant treatment is continually advancing and they are are committed to remaining the area's leading surgeons in the field. As such they pursue their education in implant surgical procedures and technology by participating in continuing education programs in order to offer their patients the best treatment options available.
There are five locations, conveniently located for patients throughout greater Oklahoma City. Each of hte surgical facilities is designed with the comfort and safety of patients in mind. The offices have state-of-the-art surgical operatories, the latest technology available, including sophisticated monitoring, imaging and diagnostics, and highly trained, experienced surgical assistants. In addition, the practices use only the highest quality implants and components for their patients.
This is one of the few surgical practices in Oklahoma wtih experienced, dedicated Implant Coordinators to provide patients with a seamless experience through treatment, working closely with the patients' dental office. Each of the offices has an Implant Coordinator who is always available to answer patients' questions and assist them with any aspect of treatment. These Implant Coordinators are some of the most highly trained and educated in the oral surgery profession.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. James A. Baker is a one of the most renowned Oral Surgeons in the State of Oklahoma. He has served in leadership positions in the profession, including Past President of the Oklahoma Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Oklahoma Society of Dental Anesthesiology. Dr. Baker is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and has mentored generations of Oral Surgeons as an Associate Clinical Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Oklahoma.
Dr. Mendenhall is a Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon with a special interest in implant surgical procedures. He has served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Dentistry in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program and has presented to dental students and surgical residents on implant surgery and bone grafting techniques. During Dr. Mendenhall's distinguished academic career at the University of Oklahoma he was the recipient of multiple awards and honors.
Dr. Carlson is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Upon graduating from the Univeristy of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, where he was inducted into the national dental honor society, he pursued his post-graduate residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Unversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He has a special interest in implant surgery and he is a member of the prestigious ITI (International Team for Implantology), a global education organization.