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Oral Surgeon in West Palm Beach, FL

Meet Dr. Christopher Chafin,
Oral Surgeon in West Palm Beach, FL

Locations in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Dr. Chafin was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Chafin and his wife, Natalie, also from Palm Beach County, are excited to be back home. With his impressive background in dentistry and surgery, he is glad to be back helping residents of his hometown.  He is an alumnus of The King’s Academy and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL in 2007.

He then attended the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League dental school, and graduated at the top of his class with honors, earning his Dental Medical Doctorate (DMD) in 2011. Dr. Chafin went on to complete a six-year oral and maxillofacial residency at the University of Florida Jacksonville campus where he served as Chief Resident. He also graduated with honors from the University of Florida Medical School and earned his Medical Doctorate (MD) and completed one year of General Surgery at the University of Florida.

Dr. Chafin is a board-eligible member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) and is also a member of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS). He has been licensed by the Florida Dental Board since 2011, and is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA).

He is certified in Advanced Trauma and Life Support (ATLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).

Dr. Chafin is also published in multiple peer-reviewed journals and has lectured on numerous topics in the field of oral surgery. He is also trained in cosmetic surgery, and the use of Botox®, Juvederm® and facial chemical peels.

Specialties

  • Anesthesia and Sedation
  • Complete Facial Trauma and Reconstruction
  • CT Guided Surgical Facial Reconstruction
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Bone and Tissue Grafting
  • Benign and Malignant Pathology of the Head and Neck
  • Temporomandibular Joint Surgery
  • Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery
  • Dentoalveolar Surgery and Impacted Teeth
  • Implant Reconstruction Including Zygomatic Implants