Oral Surgeon – Palm Beach Gardens, FL
World-Class Oral Surgery & Patient Comfort
Why Patients in Palm Beach Gardens Choose Us
Say Hello to Our Talented Oral Surgeons in Palm Beach Gardens
Dr. Paul Weinstein
Dr. Weinstein looks forward to welcoming you to his practice. He always takes the time to help patients feel right at home and build a treatment plan that fits their specific needs. As an Ivy League Doctor who completed four-year specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Hospital of Saint Raphael/Yale University, he’s well-respected both in Florida and around the country. He is married to his wife Lauren, who is a registered nurse, and together they raised three sons. When he’s not working, he enjoys biking, golfing, and skiing.
Dr. Travis Thompson
Dr. Thompson is originally from Charleston, SC, but he eventually moved to Florida when he was just eight years old. As a dedicated oral surgeon, he remains committed to serving his patients high-quality services and expanding his knowledge within the field. You can trust him to provide care that’s backed up by the latest dental technology and techniques. After completing his dental schooling at the University of Florida, he went on to complete a four-year residency dedicated to oral and maxillofacial surgery at Shands Hospital. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, cooking BBQ, coaching numerous sports teams for his children, working out, woodworking, and participating in military veteran charity causes.
Dr. Jeronimo Guzman
Dr. Guzman first joined the practice in 2007. Since then, he has helped many people improve not just their smile, but their oral health as well. There are few things he enjoys more than helping patients feel comfortable at the office, starting from their very first visit! After attending dental school in his native Mexico City, where he graduated from the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico in 1999 in the top 5% of his class, he enrolled in The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio to complete a four-month externship in oral surgery. He also completed a 16-month internship in oral surgery at the University of Puerto Rico, followed by a four-year training program. Outside the office, he’s raising his two kids with his wife Isabel.
Dr. Christopher Chafin
One of Dr. Chafin’s favorite things to do is provide others the opportunity to improve their lives and their health. He holds extensive Ivy League training both in dentistry and oral surgery and looks forward to meeting your specific needs. After enrolling in the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class, he went on to complete a six-year oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Florida, where he also served as chief resident. At home, he loves raising his daughter Reese with his wife. They also take care of a golden doodle.
Hear From Other Patients in Palm Beach Gardens
Everyone, is absolutely top notch. I have been to many Dentist through out my Life and I am very picky. Dr Weinstein and his staff are the best. They take the time to explain things thoroughly, and were very cognizant of trying to minimize my pain. And we’re successful! I don’t think you could find a better Oral Surgeon.
How Can We Help You?
Countless dentists in and around Palm Beach Gardens rely on the doctors here at South Florida Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and that’s because when their patients need more involved and complicated procedures, they know they can trust the expertise of our four board-certified oral surgeons close by. Whether you’re ready to rebuild your smile with dental implants or want a troublesome tooth extracted in Palm Beach Gardens, our team is able to provide any type of service you might need while delivering premier quality and a comfortable experience that’s sure to make you smile. Click on the below images to learn more!
How We Make Oral Surgery More Affordable
Our entire team, from our skilled oral surgeons in Palm Beach Gardens to our surgical assistants, wants every aspect of your experience with us to be stress-free, including when it comes time to handle the financial component of your care. As a result, our team at South Florida Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is proud to offer the below methods for making your treatment more affordable. Just click on the icon you’re interested in learning more about!
Finding Our Palm Beach Gardens Office
Ready to meet our skilled oral surgeons near you? To get to our office coming north, simply take I-95 South and use the right two lanes to take exit 79 toward Palm Beach Comm College/Eissey Campus. Keep left at the fork and follow signs for FL-786 East, making a right onto RCA Boulevard, then another right onto FL-811 South. Make a left onto Burns Road, then a final right onto Gardens East Drive.
If coming west, take FL-710 East, then turn left onto FL-789 W/PGA Boulevard Burns Road, just past the North Palm Beach County Airport. Make a right onto North Military Trail, then a left onto Burns Road. We are located across Gardens East Drive from the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions for our office, you’re free to call us. Our staff will happily address any of your concerns. Still, perhaps you’d prefer to do your own research. There’s also a chance you lack the time to call. To counter these issues, we’ve devised a solution: below are some common questions we hear and their answers. By reading them, you’ll get a better sense of our practice. Otherwise, you can always learn more by seeing us for a consultation .
What level of education is required to be an oral surgeon?
To become an oral surgeon, you need a high level of education. The prospect first has to earn a bachelor’s degree from a university. Then, they must receive a DMD or DDS from an accredited dental school. The following step is to undergo four to six years of residency training. Lastly, the surgeon must pass an exam given by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Taken together, the usual training time for an oral surgeon (after secondary school) is 12-14 years. That means qualified experts have over a decade of relevant knowledge and experience.
How many oral surgeons are in Palm Beach Gardens?
Given its population, Palm Beach Gardens has roughly 30-35 oral surgeons. Still, they aren’t all equal in quality. South Florida Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is one of the top practices.
You see, our office’s surgeons are some of the best around. They’re highly trained, very experienced, and dedicated to their work. They also offer a wide range of restorative treatments. As a result, our practice has hundreds of 5-star Google Reviews. You can rest assured that we’ll take amazing care of your oral health needs!
What is the best way to find a dentist who does dental implants?
Dental implants are complex, so you’ll want an excellent dentist to place them. Otherwise, it’s unlikely that you’ll get the results you want. Luckily, finding a qualified implant dentist isn’t too challenging.
Firstly, confirm that the prospective dentist specializes in implants. Those with this background will have a lot of experience. To determine this specialty, see if they belong to implant groups. International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI) members are good examples.
Next, consider the kind of practice you want implants from. Some patients prefer working with a whole dental team. (One dentist would handle implant placement while others manage the final restorations.) In contrast, a few like having a single dentist perform all aspects of treatment.
How much does it cost to get a tooth pulled without insurance?
On average, tooth extractions in the U.S. cost between $150 and $400. However, the price of your own will inevitably vary. The out-of-pocket expense depends on factors like oral health, geography, etc.
All that said, you should keep a few things in mind. One is that extra fees could apply if the extraction is complex or requires sedation. Another is the fact that pulling wisdom teeth is more expensive. After all, the latter type of extraction requires a specialized surgeon.