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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | Mouth Surgeon |Specialty Dentistry


At Briarcliff Smile Design, we take pride in being the go-to dentist in Ossining. Our trusted dentists team, led by Dr Battista(westchester dentist), is committed to providing exceptional oral surgery and maxillofacial surgery services, as well as a full range of general dental services. Experience our award-winning care at Briarcliff Smile Design. Look for Oral Maxillofacial Specialist, Dr Marcello Guglielmi and Dr Battista will be there to help!

What does Oral Surgery (maxillofacial surgery) mean and who is a Oral Maxillofacial Specialist or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial surgery is a surgical procedure performed around mouth which focuses on reconstruction of face from any facial trauma, oral cavity,  head and neck, mouth, jaws as well as facial plastic surgery including cleft lip and cleft palate surgery.

Who performs Oral and Maxillofacial surgeries?


A Specialized Mouth Surgeon is the best person to perform the mouth surgery. Oral surgeries might be performed by any one of a number of different kinds of dental specialists, including endodontists, periodontists, and prosthodontists.

An oral surgeon dentist or a oral and maxillofacial surgeon also known as OMS, specializes in treating all kinds of dental problems related to the hard and soft tissues of your mouth, face, and jaw.


Difference between dentist and oral and Maxillofacial surgeon?


Your dentist is the primary dental care provider for your oral health. You visit the dentist for:

  • Teeth cleanings

  • Fill cavities

  • Have X-rays taken

  • Get other treatments, such as crowns, bridges, and dentures.

  • Your dentist will also give you suggestions to improve your oral health.


Maxillofacial surgeon, also known as Mouth Surgeon, focuses on:

  • Performing mouth surgery to treat issues with your mouth, jaw or face.

  • Oral surgeons can perform tooth extractions, including extracting wisdom teeth.

  • They also handle more complex mouth surgeries, including biopsies of soft tissue, removing tumors, jaw realignment, positioning implants, repairing soft tissue, and reconstructive surgery after an accident

  • Some Maxillofacial surgeons will even perform surgery to help treat, correct diseases, injuries and defects of your face, jaw or mouth.

  • Mouth Surgeon can also treat cancers of the mouth, neck, and head.


Oral surgeon dentist may also help with facial infections, removing lesions, cleft lips or cleft palate, and nerve repair.

Need a Oral and Maxillofacial specialist? Look no further than Briarcliff Smile Design. With our Westchester Dentist, Dr Battista's years of experience and expertise, our clinic provides top-notch dental care tailored to meet your unique needs. We are proud to serve clients in Briarcliff Manor, Ossining and Westchester County.


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Dr. Marcello Guglielmi

Oral Maxillofacial Specialist

Schedule your dental appointment today to discuss any necessary dental surgery related issues with our Mouth Surgeon. Call 914-762-0222 or book appointment below with your trusted dentist Briarcliff!

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