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Chawket MANNAI, DDS,Ph.D Diplomate ABOMS

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returns 09/30/2017

I am a US board certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon trained at UCLA and Parkland Memorial Hospital (Dallas) with more than 25 years of experience and will provide answers to all questions pertaining to the Oral& Maxillofacial Surgery region including Orthognathic Surgery, Trauma,TMJ, Implantology, tumour surgery (excluding cancer and Oral Dermatology),reconstructive surgery...

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Extensive in all fields for the past 25 years hospital and office based.


American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons


2006: Mannai Chawket Early implant loading in severely resorbed maxilla using xenograft, autograft, and platelet-rich plasma in 97 patients. Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 2006;64(9):1420-6. Bayonne, France. 1998: Bell W H; Mannai C [An interview with Dr. W.H. Bell and Dr. C. Mannai. Interview by Colette Orival-Demange.] L' Orthodontie franšaise 1998;69(1):225-9. 1988: Abemayor E; Zemplenyi J; Mannai C; Webb D J; Canalis R F The fixation of malar fractures with the transnasal Kirschner wire. The Journal of otolaryngology 1988;17(4):179-82. Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance 90509. 1988: Wald R M; Abemayor E; Zemplenyi J; Mannai C; Lesavoy M A The transoral treatment of mandibular fractures using noncompression miniplates: a prospective study. Annals of plastic surgery 1988;20(5):409-13. Division of Plastic Surgery, Harbor/UCLA Medical Center. 1988: Di S; Bell W H; Mannai C; Seale N S; Hurt W C; Taylor J; Waite D E Long-term evaluation of human teeth after Le Fort I osteotomy: a histologic and developmental study. Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology 1988;65(4):379-86. Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, Dallas. 1988: Bell W H; Mannai C; Luhr H G Art and science of the Le Fort I down fracture. The International journal of adult orthodontics and orthognathic surgery 1988;3(1):23-52. 1986: Mannai C; Schwartz H C Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma presenting as a facial swelling. A case report. Journal of maxillofacial surgery 1986;14(6):329-31. 1986: Mannai C; Leake D; Pizzoferrato A; Ciapetti G; Sangiorgi C Histologic evaluation of purified bovine tendon collagen sponge in tooth extraction sites in dogs. Oral surgery, oral medicine, and oral pathology 1986;61(4):315-23.


DDS,Ph.D Fellow and Diplomate American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency training:Harbor-UCLA MedicalCenter 1982-1985 Fellow OMFS Parkland Memorial Hospital Dallas Texas with William H.BELL

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Recent Answers from Chawket MANNAI, DDS,Ph.D Diplomate ABOMS

2016-04-20 3 teeth with tooth pain, one a repeat RC and Apico:

Hello Nicole    I would certainly NOT go for implants  as a first choice. You seem to be taking good care of your teeth and you will need a good endodontic treatment achieved with microscope. Your surrounding

2016-04-11 reversing both jaws back to hiw it was before:

Hello    Well reversing to your initial state is not something easy.   Hard to give you any advice without previous and current photos and precise surgeries done.  But a second surgery is always possible

2016-04-01 Parsinusitis??:

Hello Sandy    Obviously your sinus infection comes your infected molar which needs to be removed. It just does not make sense that you have 2 surgeries. The Oral surgeon should be able to perform your

2016-01-01 putrid smell around base of implant:

Yes for the sake of not losing the implant, I would suggest taking Augmentine 500mg (spanish name for amoxicillin and clavulonic acid) 2 tabs am and pm until you get back home and have a cone beam CT done

2015-11-29 Sarpe surgery:

Hi Marc    Neither the RPE nor the mandibular advancement should affect your nose shape unless the palatal expansion is important in the anterior region; in that case, your surgeon will place a cinch suture


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