802.872.3593
8 Carmichael Street, Suite 102
Essex Junction, VT 05452

WILLIAM D. PURDY, DDS, MS

PATIENT INFORMATION

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery requires 4-6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. As an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Purdy manages a wide variety of problems relating to the Mouth, Teeth and Facial Regions. He can also diagnose and treat Facial Pain, Facial Injuries, and perform a full range of Dental Implant procedures. Dr. Purdy practices a full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise ranging from Corrective Jaw Surgery  to Wisdom Tooth Removal.

Dr. Purdy is Board Certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has received specialized training that qualifies him as a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of oral diseases, injuries and fractures of the facial region, reconstruction of facial abnormalities, pathologic lesions of the face, preparation of the jaws for dentures including placement of dental implants, surgical root canal therapy, salivary gland disease, as well as the removal of teeth. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons also receive specialized training that prepares them to provide these services to you safely using local anesthesia, sedation (drowsy and relaxed), or a general anesthesia (fully asleep). They work in close cooperation with your family dentist and physician in an effort to provide you with the finest dental health care possible. Our staff operates as a team. We are proud of each staff member's training and capabilities. We want you to have confidence in them.

Northern Vermont Oral Surgery's staff is trained in assisting with IV Anesthesia within our office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

The surgical staff at NVOS is (are) experienced certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, who assist in administration of IV Anesthesia and surgery. Our surgical assistants, in addition to being trained to assist in surgery, are all certified as Oral and Maxillofacial Anesthesia Assistants. All staff is CPR trained.