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Joseph J. Fantuzzo, D.D.S., M.D.

Dentistry

Clinical Interests

Oral & Maxillofacial

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-9004

Appointment: (585) 341-7314

Fax: (585) 276-1883

Office: (585) 275-5084

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Biography

After attending the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York for his undergraduate degree, Dr. Fantuzzo was educated in both Dentistry and Medicine and went on to complete residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, New York. This included a one year General Surgery Internship as well as extensive training in Adult and Pediatric General Anesthesia. He subsequently served as Pediatric Craniofacial Fellow at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Chevy Chase, Maryland & Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. Dr. Fantuzzo is AssociateProfessor of Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, in the Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and serves as Chairman and Residency Program Director for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and an attending surgeon with active staff privileges at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, in Rochester, New York. As a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, his practice is limited to the care of children and adults with problems in the Oral & Maxillofacial Region. His general approach is to provide patients and families with information they need to be active members of the decision making process allowing them to make the best possible choices to meet their medical, dental and social needs. Specific interests include: Dento-Alveolar Surgery (Management of impacted teeth including wisdom teeth removal); Dental Implant & Preprosthetic Surgery (including bone and soft tissue grafting and dental implant placement); Orthognathic (jaw-straightening) Surgery; management of Facial Trauma; Pathology; Cleft Lip & Palate and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Professional Background

After attending the University of Rochester, in Rochester, New York for his undergraduate degree, Dr. Fantuzzo was educated in both Dentistry and Medicine and went on to complete residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University at Buffalo, in Buffalo, New York. This included a one year General Surgery Internship as well as training in Adult and Pediatric General Anesthesia. He subsequently served as Pediatric Craniofacial Fellow at the Posnick Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, Chevy Chase, Maryland & Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. Dr. Fantuzzo is Associate Professor of Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, in the Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and serves as Chairman and Residency Program Director for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and an attending surgeon with active staff privileges at Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, in Rochester, New York.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Education

1994
BA | University of Rochester
Biology

1998
DDS | University at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Dentistry

2001
MD | Univ at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
Internship in Surgery-General at SUNY at Buffalo Grad Medical-Dental Education Cons

07/01/1998 - 06/30/2004
Residency in Dentist-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at SUNY at Buffalo Grad Medical-Dental Education Cons

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2005
Fellowship in Maxillofacial Surgery at Georgetown University Medical Center

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Awards

1998
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Top Dental Student Award
Sponsor: New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Location: University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine

Publications

Journal Articles

2008
Lee, H; Ercoli, C; Fantuzzo, J; Girotto, J; Coniglio, J; Palermo, M. "Oral rehabilitation of a 12-year old patient after resection of central giant cell granuloma and free fibula reconstruction with an implant supported prosthesis: A clinical report." J Prosth Dent. 2008; 99(4): 257-262.

2007
Posnick, JC; Fantuzzo, J; Troost, T. "Simultaneous Intranasal Surgery at the Time of Le Fort I Downfacture." Journal Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007; 65(11): 2273-2281.

2007
Posnick, JC; Fantuzzo, J. "Idiopathic Condylar Resorption: Current Clinical Perspectives". Journal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007; : 1617-1623.

Books & Chapters

2015
Chapter Title: Management of Acute Postoperative Pain
Book Title: Fonseca, Marciani, Turey, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Author List: Roger J, Fantuzzo JJ
Edited By: Elsevier
Published By: Elsevier2015

2014
Chapter Title: Model Surgery Planning in Orthognathic Surgery
Book Title: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America
Author List: Fantuzzo JJ, Langston A
Edited By: Elsevier
Published By: Elsevier2014

2012
Chapter Title: Management of Temporomandibular Joint Pain and Dysfunction
Book Title: Bailey's Head & Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology - 5th Edition
Author List: Fantuzzo, JJ Karelsky, S
Edited By: Jonas T. Johnson, MD
Published By: Elsevier2012

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