Patient Information

Background Information

Dr. Yapa completed his four year undergraduate degree in biology and a four year degree in dentistry at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. Dr Yapa then completed a one year internship at Ravenswood Hospital in Chicago,IL followed by a four year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Dr. Yapa manages a wide variety of problems relating to the face and jaws. Dr. Yapa practices a full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with expertise ranging from cosmetic facial surgery to corrective jaw surgery and replacement of missing teeth with dental implants.He also has extensive experience in the diagnose and treatment of impacted wisdom teeth,facial injuries and TMJ disorders .

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Dr. Yapa’s Office have extensive training and experience in the management of the oral and maxillofacial surgery patient.The assistants are certified oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants,and assist Dr. Yapa in administration of IV sedation along with surgical assisting within our state of the art office in Southfield. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. Dr. Yapa is available 24 hours a day for established patients.

All staff members at Dr. Yapa’s office are CPR certified. We have informed administrative personnel who are well-versed in health and insurance policies. Dr. Yapa and his staff are  also certified in Advanced Cardiac Life support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS)