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Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Hurst, Dr. Tate and Dr. Shirley manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.

Dr. Hurst, Dr. Tate and Dr. Shirley practice 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. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

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

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Oral & Facial Surgery Group of East Texas are experienced, certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in administration of IV sedation and surgery. All staff are informed administrative personnel, well-versed in health and insurance policies, and are CPR certified.

If you have any further questions about oral surgery, or wish to schedule an appointment, please call us:
Dr. Hurst and Dr. Shirley in Nacogdoches: Nacogdoches Phone Number 936-569-1111 and Dr. Tate in Lufkin: Lufkin Phone Number 936-632-4444.

Request an Appointment

The first step towards a beautiful, healthy smile is to schedule an appointment. Please contact our office by phone or complete the appointment request form below. Our scheduling coordinator will contact you to confirm your appointment.
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