Akron Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group, Inc.
• Edward McDonnell, DDS • David Kimberly, DDS, MD • Robert E. Klein, DDS •

Akron‘s Premier Oral Surgery Practice Since 1964

Welcome to our practice. Akron Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Group is a full service oral surgery practice which has been serving the Akron area since 1964. With three offices located in Akron, Norton, and Stow, our surgeons strive to provide their patients with the highest quality surgical services in convenient and affordable settings.

Doctors Edward McDonnell, DDS, David Kimberly, DDS, MD or Robert E. Klein, DDS along with their professional staff are available to treat your oral surgical needs five days a week. To make your visit as comfortable as possible, they offer the latest in general anesthesia and IV sedation techniques. They accept most private insurance plans and offer a variety of payment options for your convenience.

Akron‘s Premier Oral Surgery Practice Since 1964. Contact us with any questions or to make an appointment.
Akron OH
Akron Office Phone Number 330-836-2882
Stow OH
Stow Office Phone Number 330-686-0224
Norton OH
Norton Office Phone Number 330-825-9941
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Our office hours are Mon, Tue, Thu 8:30AM - 5:00PM, Wed 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, & Fridays 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM for all locations.

What is An Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon?

Oral and maxillofacial surgery is the specialty providing surgical care for the mouth, jaws, and face.  It is unusual in that it is a hybrid specialty combining the professional education of both dentists and medical doctors.  The path to becoming an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or simply  ‘oral surgeon,’ begins with graduating from dental school. The dentist then attends a four to six year surgical residency in a hospital, learning general surgical techniques alongside other physicians.

While many routine oral issues can be treated by a dentist, there are some that require specialized surgical care. Some of the procedures performed by oral and maxillofacial surgeons include:

Furthermore, oral and maxillofacial surgeons are extensively trained in the use of sedation and anesthesia, more so than any other doctors except anesthesiologists. This means that they are able to perform surgeries, such as the removal of wisdom teeth,  on an outpatient basis in their office, without the need for an additional anesthesiologist on staff.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons combine surgical expertise with their knowledge of dentistry to provide comprehensive care for the structures of the jaw and face.

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Akron Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Group

5 out of 5 stars based on 10 reviews.

Patient Review By Tessa N

My overall experience was painless. The nurses were very complimentary and assured me to call anytime with issues I may experience. The procedure was painless and quick. My only regret is that I didn't come to this office sooner for my previous dental work. I will return with any problems or questions I have in the future. Thank you!

- Tessa N

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Patient Review By Greg D

You could not find better doctor or staff anywhere. Cured my fear of dentists and literally changed my life.

- Greg D

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Patient Review By Cynthia M

Made me feel comfortable considering that I had to have a tooth extracted! Doctor was very professional and gentle.

- Cynthia M

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Patient Review By Michele C

I had extensive work done over a 16 month span, countless visits and surgeries. Dr. McDonnell and team were outstanding, I made it through a long and difficult process because of the expertise and great care. I am so pleased I chose Dr McDonnell. I had serious problems and it was often one step forward and two steps back, but Dr. McDonnell, with his kindness, gentleness, personality, his skill and experience with implants kept me going. He knew what would work and got us through a difficult case. I was always treated as an individual, and the kindness, caring and compassion always shown by Dr. McDonnell and every member of his staff deserve the ultimate praise. I am so pleased that I chose Dr. McDonnell and would not hesitate to recommend him, I always felt that I was receiving the finest in care.

- Michele C

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Patient Review By Ed S

The entire staff was very nice, helpful, knowledgeable and very polite. The extraction took only about a minute and Dr McDonnell was extremely skilled. No Pain at all.

- Ed S

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Patient Review By Laura M

The entire staff made my appointment the best it could be. It is a good feeling to know that the staff and doctor really do care over and beyond!

- Laura M

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Patient Review By Lori D

This place is top notch! I have been to all three locations and Always have a great experience! The staff members are so friendly and knowledgeable and go out of their way to make sure your experience is the best that it can be! My family and I have always seen Dr Dave Kimberly. He is absolutely wonderful, so caring and every procedure he has done has been flawless and the healing time is very minimal! I can't say enough good things about this group. I would give 10 stars if I could.

- Lori D

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Patient Review By Dedra P

Simply the best customer care! Every staff member I came into contact with went above and beyond my expectations. Dr. McDonnell is so compassionate and made my experience as comfortable as possible. I will definitely be returning for future needs and recommending AOMS to all friends and family.

- Dedra P

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Patient Review By Christoper B

From the first moment I walked in the door, I was made to feel at ease. This began at the time I made the appointment, as the receptionist made me feel more relaxed with her sincere kindness. The day of my appointment, all the staff took the time and extra effort to make sure I was comfortable. They reasured me when I was nervous and scared. Dr. Klein came in and introduced himself and explained everything to me with compassion and care in a way that I understood what to expect completely. Dr. Klein took all the necessary steps to make sure the procedure was practically pain free. He took the time to explain post operative procedures. He also made sure I knew I could contact him with any questions or concerns. Dr. Klein called with my results and was very informative and caring when talking with me. I am not the type of person to leave comments like this, but felt that Dr. Klein and his staff really deserve this genuine positive feedback!

- Christoper B

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Patient Review By Nicole

I had an extraction and an implant placed and had a wonderful experience! From the ease of scheduling to the courtesy of the office and the professionalism of the Doctor. Everyone made me feel at ease and the procedure itself was a breeze. I didn't need anything for pain in the days following. Fantastic experience and I recommend this office to everyone looking for an Oral Surgeon. Thank you!

- Nicole

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Dental Implants Akron, Stow, Norton OH

Dental implant surgery is, of course, surgery, and is best done by a trained surgeon. Your oral and maxillofacial surgeon has the specialized education and training in the complexities of the bone, skin, muscles and nerves involved, to ensure you get the best possible results.  A 2014 study suggests greater implant success rates when performed by a dental specialist.

Dental implants are designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel, and function like natural teeth. The person who has lost teeth regains the ability to eat virtually anything and can smile with confidence, knowing that teeth appear natural and that facial contours will be preserved.

Dental implants are changing the way people live. With them, people are rediscovering the comfort and confidence to eat, speak, laugh and enjoy life. For more information about dental implants or to schedule a consultation appointment, call our office in Akron, OH at Akron Office Phone Number 330-836-2882.

Dental Implants Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.

Dental Implants Presentation

Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Pain free” does not mean “disease free”

What Are Wisdom Teeth?

Third molars are commonly referred to as wisdom teeth. They are usually the last teeth to develop and are located in the back of your mouth, behind your second molars. Their development is usually completed between the middle teenage years and early twenties, a time traditionally associated with the onset of maturity and the attainment of wisdom.