Excellence in patient care
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Excellence in patient care

University OMF

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University OMF offers oral and maxillofacial surgery to residents of Nova Scotia and throughout Atlantic Canada. From our offices at the VG Hospital in downtown Halifax, we offer a wide range of OMF services to treat diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face and jaws.

Continuing Education

Our surgeons are committed to supporting and improving the dental and OMF profession by delivering continuing education courses for other professionals.  See the details of our upcoming courses below.

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11 MAY 2017

Local Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist (Lecture and Hands-On)

PRESENTER: Dr. Ben Davis, Dr. Jean-Charles Doucet and Dr. James Brady
WHERE: Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry
WHEN: May 11 All Day, May 12 All Day, May 13 All Day, May 14 All Day
Course Outline This four-day course will provide dental hygienists with both didactic and clinical hands-on training in the administration of local anesthesia. The didactic lectures will cover the following topics: Neurophysiology of pain Mechanism of nerve blockade Assessing patients for local anesthesia Pharmacology of local anesthetics Pharmacology of vasoconstrictors Calculating doses administered Armamentarium Local and…

In the Community

At University OMF, we have a deep commitment to our community, both our local community and our professional community. Our surgeons and staff believe in giving back to our community, and doing our part to build a better world.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Update Course, May 12 2018
5 MAY 2018

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Update Course -May 12, 2018

Upcoming Course May 12! Seats are limited, reserve yours now. COURSE OBJECTIVES By the end of this course, participants will have a better understanding of current oral and maxillofacial surgery concepts and be able to apply these concepts in the planning and management of their patients. COURSE OUTLINE This course will cover updates within the…
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4 APRIL 2018

Building a future for dental surgery students

Something to Smile About We are very proud to be recognized by Dalhousie University in their 'Stories of Giving' section. As the article highlights, “We want to create an environment that will maximize our students’ learning,” says Dr. Goodday. “The university supports us in our research, teaching and practice. We are all here thanks to…
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