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Oral and Maxillofacial surgery is the Dental Specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and defects of the mouth, jaws, and face. Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires up to 6 additional years of hospital based surgical and anesthesia training. Dr. Freimuth is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. As a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Freimuth manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions.

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Dr. Freimuth practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise in the following areas:

  • Oral Surgery to remove teeth and wisdom teeth
  • Preprosthetic Surgery to prepare the mouth and jaws for full and partial dentures
  • Dental Implant Surgery to place implants in the jaws to attach crowns, bridges and dentures
  • Bone Grafting to rebuild the mouth and face from trauma, cancer and defects
  • Soft Tissue Grafting to rebuild the gum tissue and enhance the appearance of the smile
  • Cosmetic and plastic surgery of the gums to enhance the smile
  • Facial Trauma to repair injuries to the face and facial bones
  • Facial Reconstructive Surgery to rebuild damaged areas of the face, mouth and jaws
  • Orthognathic Surgery to surgically correct the bite and face during Orthodontics
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery to correct the oral and facial defects created by this deformity
  • Oral Pathology to remove tumors and cancer of the mouth and jaws
  • Laser Surgery to use the carbon dioxide laser to treat pathology and defects of the mouth and face
  • Temporomandibular Joint “TMJ” evaluation and surgery
  • Sleep Apnea that requires special jaw and facial surgery to help correct
  • Lip augmentation and modification procedures to enhance the smile
  • BOTOX® Cosmetic injections the reduce muscle clenching and facial wrinkles
  • I.V. Sedation and General Anesthesia to control anxiety and pain during surgery
  • Adults and children of all ages

    Dr. Freimuth performs surgery at multiple facilities in Yuma, including his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center and the Yuma Outpatient Surgery Center. He also performs surgery at Yuma Regional Medical Center, where he has been an active medical staff member of the department of surgery, since 1989. Dr. Freimuth is on-call for the Y.R.M.C. Emergency Department taking care of facial injuries and emergencies. Dr. Freimuth has been active in medical staff leadership at Yuma Regional Medical Center for the past twelve years. His leadership roles have included Chief of Staff and Chairman of Credentials.


    Dr. Freimuth's surgical staff is trained in assisting with anesthesia and surgery within our state of the art oral and maxillofacial surgery center. Dr. Freimuth’s administrative staff are informed, trained, and make every effort to meet your individual needs throughout your consultation, treatment and recovery.

    All surgical staff members are CPR certified. Dr. Freimuth is Advanced Cardiac Life Support certified.

    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center

    Our first concern is your comfort and safety. Your treatment may include local anesthesia or local anesthesia and I.V. anesthesia depending on your individual needs. Our facility provides the most current technology and design to provide a safe and pleasant outpatient surgical experience. State-of-the-art equipment and a comfortable outpatient setting makes it possible to perform complex surgical procedures with minimal anxiety and little or no discomfort. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. Our facility is licensed and certified by the state of Arizona to perform general anesthesia, I.V. sedation and other forms of anesthesia and pain control.