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, Drs. Gallup, Gallagher, Thakker & Wang manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Drs. Gallup, Gallagher, Thakker & Wang practice 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.

Surgical Staff

The staff is trained in assisting with intravenous (I.V.) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia within the office setting. All of our surgical staff is trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

The surgical staff at Maine Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery are experienced and trained to respond to possible office emergencies. In addition to office staff certification in basic CPR, the doctors are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support.  We are certified for the administration of outpatient anesthesia and sedation by the Maine Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons for the Maine State Board of Dental Examiners.