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Doctors

The Doctors

 

Dr. Steve Widner 

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 Osseo 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.   Dr. Widner is a native Texan, and is a graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry, Stephen F. Austin State Univ. and LSU Medical Center.

 

Hospital Affiliations

Seton Medical Center

Boards & Memberships

Omicron Kappa Epsilon
Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Association
Texas Dental Association
Academy of Osseointegration
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Tenth District Dental Society
Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Austin Dental Implant Group
Central Texas Institute for Implant Studies
Capital Area Dental Society

Professional Service and Offices Held

1999-2000 President
Austin Dental Implant Group

1998-present Chief of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
North Austin Medical Center

1992-93 Chief of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
St. David’s Hospital

1992-93 Peer Review Committee
Tenth District of the Texas Dental Association

 

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Dr. Jeff Alford

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. Dr. Alford has a rare dual perspective when restoring the mouth using dental implants, drawing from the extensive surgical training he received while in Houston, combined with invaluable experience gained previously while working as a restorative and cosmetic dentist.    Dr. Alford draws on this experience to treat even the most challenging cases and to better communicate with your general dentist. You will achieve the most thoughtful and thorough treatment plan to maximize the most desired outcome.

We understand that oral surgery requires consistent vigilance in keeping up with the latest advances in knowledge, materials and surgical techniques.  For this reason, in addition to staying abreast of the latest techniques and practices through continuing education;  Dr. Alford maintains memberships in local, state and national organizations.

Dr. Alford and his wife Kelly have 3 children.  They frequently enjoy hiking and exploring the many outdoor wonders that the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

Hospital Affiliations:

St. David’s Hospital

Lakeway Regional Medical Canter

Seton Medical Center Austin

Arise Austin Medical Center

Dell Children’s Hospital

Westlake Medical Center

Professional Memberships:

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

American Dental Association

Texas Dental Association

Capital Area Dental Association

 

Watch a video about our practice with  Dr. Jeff Alford.   

Dr. Alford has a special interest in Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA.   He co-authored, “An Alternative Technique for Genioglossus Muscle Advancement in Phase I Surgery in the Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea”, in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Volume 67, Issue 10 , Pages 2315-2318, October 2009.