Our expanded comprehensive dental care and oral and maxillofacial surgery care also includes cancer surgery, benign tumors, trauma, infections, jaw reconstructive surgery, extractions, periodontal, endodontic, and prosthodontic care by adding trained specialists in these areas. We have now added a periodontist, as well, who has expanded our dental hygiene services related to patients with HIV. We are a large program with several sites fully staffed, which are available to patients with HIV. They include: A) Outpatient clinic services by direct appointments via a dedicated line for HIV patients, Patients are seen by a faculty member together with a Resident for comprehensive oral examination, panorex and bite-wing films, and treatment planning. Treatment plans are conducted by residents in our accredited Graduate General Practice Program and our Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery Program under the supervision of faculty, or directly by our faculty, as per case, or procedure difficulty. Most care is provided in the Jackson Memorial Medical Center in the Dental/Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, five ‘days per week. Special Immunology Clinic for Walk-Ins and Ambulatory Emergencies. This clinic is located one floor below the Dental/Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. Thus, HIV patients can be added on each day, as needed. Receipt and care of incarcerated HIV patients at the following facilities: 1) Metropolitan Dade County Correctional Facility, 2) Women's Correctional Facility, 3) Jackson South Community Hospital, 4) The Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Facility. 4) University of Miami Tower Dental and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. D) Jackson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room - We provide 24-hour coverage, 365 days per year, for dental and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery emergencies. E) Jackson Memorial Hospital Ryder Trauma Center we provide 24-hour coverage, 365 days per year, for Oral Maxillofacial Surgery emergencies. F) Jackson South Comm
unity Hospital (JSCH) - JSCH is South Dade County and is part of the Jackson Memorial Hospital/Public Health Trust in Miami-Dade County. We provide 24-hour coverage, 365 days per year for Dental and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery emergencies in this facility. All the above noted facilities are part of the University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital/Dade County Public Health Trust and Affiliated Institutions. We continue to be immensely proud of our accomplishments to date, as indicated by our continued expansion of our services and an increase in procedures. Our special strengths have always been prompted comprehensive services, availability, and a streamlined access to care. We have several facilities in several locations. Since we serve a largely Hispanic population and poor population of several cultural types, we have bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking staff and providers at each location plus a complete translation service. Since our two programs are both full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery and general dental practice, we have unique capabilities to offer expanded specialty care. We have great expertise in Maxillofacial Trauma and treat many such injured patients. We also provide lymph node biopsy services for HIV related Tuberculosis (TB), lymphomas, and other opportunistic infections, as well as comprehensive cancer surgery, and coordination of radiation and chemotherapy, and their oral manifestations. In addition, we are sufficiently experienced enough, in the nuances of providing dental preventive, restorative, and oral and maxillofacial surgery care, that we have increased our efficiency.