Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Cline-Fortunato manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Dr. Cline-Fortunato practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We can also diagnose and treat facial injuries and fractures.

Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Scotts Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are experienced and certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants, with many years of oral surgery experience. They are all well trained and qualified to assist in administration of IV sedation and surgery. In addition to CPR certification, they have completed additional training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support for surgical assistants. Equally important, they are kind, compassionate, and devoted to assisting you in receiving the best possible surgical preparation, care and recovery.