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Joseph Krajekian, DMD. MD. is board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He has numerous publications in various aspect of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also a contributor to the Cleveland Clinic head and neck institute publication and serves as editor for the International Oxford Journal Surgical case reports.
Dr. Krajekian completed his bachelor’s degree in molecular and cellular biology at California State University Fresno ,. He later attended dental school at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Following his DMD degree, he obtained his medical doctor degree, MD., at Drexel College of Medicine and completed his 6 year surgical training at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
Dr. Krajekian is very well versed in all aspect of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with great emphasis in utilizing the most advance surgical techniques and technologies. He is forefront in utilizing virtual surgical planning in his reconstructive surgeries and maxillofacial orthognathic surgery. Additionally, he has been creatively utilizing advances in adult stem cell research in his surgical reconstructions procedures in addition to platelet rich plasma.
Dr. Krajekian has special interests in maxillofacial reconstructive surgery, surgical and non surgical management of temporomandibular disorders, surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea, reconstructive orthognathic surgery, maxillofacial trauma, dental implants, bone grafting procedures and wisdom teeth.
Dr. Krajekian is actively involved in teaching and lecturing locally and nationally and is part of the curriculum committee of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at the Cleveland Clinic. Additionally, he is co-founder of a one of a kind multidisciplinary team in the management of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder.
Maxillofacial reconstruction, Aesthetic and reconstructive facial surgery, Dental and maxillofacial implants, Orthognathic surgery, Minimally invasive TMJ surgery, facial trauma, special interest in surgical management of obstructive severe sleep apnea, Sleep Apnea surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery
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