Dr. Alejandro Saenz, DDS
Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
About Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) oral and maxillofacial surgeons care for patients with problem wisdom teeth, facial pain, and misaligned jaws. They treat accident victims suffering facial injuries, place dental implants, care for patients with oral cancer, tumors and cysts of the jaws, and perform facial cosmetic surgery. Their advanced training in anesthesia allows them to provide quality care with maximum patient comfort and safety in the office setting.
Procedures typically performed by Dr. Saenz:
Wisdom teeth extraction.
Bone grafts and sinus lift.
Surgical dental implants placement.
Surgical zygomatic implants placement.
1991 Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.
2000 Post graduate degree as a Maxillofacial Surgeon. Universidad Pontificia Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
1992 Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica.
1992 Social Service and Head of the Department of Dentistry at the Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS). Río Frío, Costa Rica.
1993 - 1997 Oral Surgeon-Maxillofacial Surgery Service at Hospital Mexico. Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS). San Jose, Costa Rica.
1993 to date Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica in the sections of Operative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery.
2001 - 2005 / 2009 - 2010 Section Chief of Surgery at the Faculty of Dentistry. University of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica.
2001 - 2006 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Hospital Calderon Guardia. Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS). San Jose, Costa Rica.
2004 - 2007 Professor graduate Specialization in Maxillofacial Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia.
Exclusive Private Practice at Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Coordinator Hospital La Católica. San José, Costa Rica.