About Our Oral Surgery Practice

At Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, the health and safety of our patients comes first. Christopher Galea, DDS, MD is an accomplished surgeon and physician who fosters an environment of compassion and surgical excellence.

Our Mission Statement

We are dedicated to improving the oral health and lives of our patients through oral surgery while making every visit to our office as comfortable as possible. Every member of our team consistently strives to provide exceptional patient experiences through compassion, skill, and honesty.

Board-Certified Surgeon & Physician

Dr. Christopher Galea holds both a dental and a medical degree and is board-certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS). He is the only fellowship-trained Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeon in the region and cares for his patients from both a dental and medical perspective. Dr. Galea completed his residency at the renowned University of Louisville Hospital, a major regional Level I trauma center.

Our Practice is the Right Choice

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Unparalleled Expertise.

Christopher Galea, DDS, MD is the region’s only fellowship-trained Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeon and holds degrees both as an oral surgeon and a physician.

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Full Scope of Services.

Our practice performs the entire range of oral surgery procedures, from routine wisdom teeth removal to complex corrective jaw surgery and facial trauma treatment.

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Skilled Staff.

Every staff member is CPR certified, and our administrative personnel are well-versed in health and insurance policies.

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Comfort Matters.

Our surgical staff is trained to assist with IV sedation and outpatient general anesthesia.

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Trauma Specialist.

Christopher Galea, DDS, MD, received extensive training in maxillofacial trauma at the renowned University of Louisville Hospital, a major regional Level I trauma center. He is staffed at Renown trauma center.

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Advanced Technology.

Our practice uses 3D scanning technology to create detailed digital images of the maxillofacial region, assisting in accurate diagnosing, treatment planning, and predictable results.

Meet Our Team

The staff at Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery consists of highly trained individuals who are dedicated to making your visit to our office as comfortable as possible. From our knowledgeable administrative staff to our compassionate clinical team of assistants, we are constantly striving to provide you with an exceptional experience. Every member of our team is CPR certified to ensure your safety.

Kelly is the front desk staff at Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Kelly

Front Office

Mia is the hospital scheduler at Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Mia

Hospital Scheduler

Brenda is a surgical assistant at Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Brenda

Surgical Assistant

Joelle is a surgical assistant at Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Joelle

Surgical Assistant

Kristin is a surgical assistant at Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Kristin

Surgical Assistant

Our Offices

Northern Nevada Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery has two offices conveniently located in Reno and Sparks, Nevada. Our Reno office is on the south side of town right next to Virginia Lake, and you can find our Sparks office less than 10 miles northeast of downtown Reno. When you and your family are in need of oral surgery care or are looking to improve your confidence in your smile, visit the region's only fellowship-trained Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeon, Dr. Christopher Galea.

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