Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Wisdom Teeth and Dental Implants, Austin, Lakeway and Bastrop, Texas
Our doctors voted Texas Monthly Top Dentists by their dental peers.
Widner & Alford OMS is a full scope oral surgery practice specializing in the placement of both metal and non-metal dental implants, wisdom teeth removal and extractions, treatment of TMJ as well as corrective jaw surgery. Both Dr. Steve Widner and Dr. Jeff Alford are Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Widner opened the practice in 1990 and since the practice has expanded to three convenient office locations in Austin, Lakeway and Bastrop, Texas. Widner & Alford Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Austin, Texas has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), recognized nationally as the “Gold Standard” in accreditation.
To earn its accreditation, Widner & Alford OMS, like every AAAASF accredited ambulatory surgery facility, must meet stringent national standards for general environment, general safety, blood and medication, medical records, quality assessment/improvement, personnel, operating room, recovery room, and anesthesia. The end result is that the accredited facility makes a commitment toward maintaining safety and quality in the ambulatory surgery facility. As the leading accrediting organization for ambulatory facilities, AAAASF has developed the systems to effectively monitor and implement the latest advances in outpatient care delivery that directly benefit patients.
Widner & Alford can demonstrate that they have met the highest standards in patient care and safety. Meeting the “Gold Standard” requirements elevates the patient safety awareness of every member of the staff and improves the quality of care. We are a patient focused locally owned oral surgery practice.
About our Doctors:
Dr. Steve Widner is a Board Certified, Diplomate, Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon who has practiced in Austin since 1990. Dr. Widner has extensive experience in the placement of single and multiple dental implants, removal of wisdom teeth, TMJ disorders and corrective jaw surgery including chin augmentation. During his 23-year career, Dr. Widner has placed thousands of dental implants, removed over 100,000 wisdom teeth and performed over 500 jaw surgery cases. Dr. Widner is a featured provider for the All-on-4™ dental implant technique at Dental Implants Austin News. He is a leading provider in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in the Austin area and known for his technically superior care with an eye for detail. Our highly experienced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team is dedicated to providing you with a comfortable and safe experience in a compassionate environment.
Dr. Jeff Alford is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in 1999 with a degree in Biology. He received his dental degree from the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. After completing his dental education he practiced general dentistry with his father in Texarkana, Texas. In 2004 he began an oral surgery internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Ft. Worth and in 2009 he completed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Alford has a special interest in the placement of dental implants including both metal and non-metal.
Additionally, we invest in continuing education for our staff as well as state-of-the-art technology that makes oral surgery, effective, healthful, and last but not least transforming. All our surgical assistants have successfully completed the Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Exam (DAANCE). This exam is a 2 part continuing education program. The DAANCE exam covers 5 major oral surgery areas including evaluation and preparation of patients to anesthesia equipment and monitoring. Our patients are well informed of their treatment options to ensure the best possible results based on their individual needs. Our administrative staff will gladly file all insurance claims and we are providers on many plans. We are happy to help with any insurance questions that you may have.
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