Patient Information

Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Hoghooghi manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Hoghooghi 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. Our doctors can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation and outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

Surgical Staff

Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. The surgical staff at Palo Alto Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who are ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) and CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) certified and re-certified yearly. Our surgical assistants are licensed by the State of California and are required to keep up with continuous education

Our Facility

Since 1992 this office has been the leader in providing quality care with a great compassion to our patients. Our state of the art facility is monitored by one the best auditor in the country. In this manner we have adhered to the strictest guideline for infection control and safety regulations which surpasses implemented guideline by OSHA and other regulatory agencies. Our staff members go through extensive training periodically in order to remain up to date with all the new regulations.