Information for Patients

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. Hishmeh manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Hishmeh 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. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) Sedation or outpatient General Anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office settings in Silver Spring and Clarksville. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Sam B. Hishmeh, DDS, PA – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery are experienced oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, certified in radiology. Our administrative staff are well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified.