Associates In Facial and Oral Surgery
Oral Surgery
Monroeville PA

Facial & Oral Surgery Background Information

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery required additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school.  Dr. Catone served 6 years after dental school in programs related to the acquisition of knowledge and skills appropriate to his specialty. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Catone manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, face and neck regions.  Dr. Catone practices the full scope of his specialty with expertise in

Dr. Catone has extensive experience in oral surgery and cosmetic procedures.

addressing tooth and oral mucosa pathology, dental implant surgery, preparation of the oral structures and bone to enable dental implants with such factors as sinus lift surgery and alveolar bone augmentation with bone morphogenetic protein, wisdom tooth removal, salivary gland disease, dentofacial deformities with orthognathic surgery, facial skeletal fracture management, temporomandibular joint disorders, oral mucosal pathology, and selected procedures in facial cosmetic surgery such as brow lift, eyelid surgery, facelift, chin surgery, facial soft tissue enhancement with Botox and collagen augmentation. He is also interested in the spectrum of care related to various facial pain syndromes. Dr. Catone maintains an association with skilled Anesthesiologists and office staff who are trained in administering intravenous sedation in an operating room-type setting in the office. Patients are managed in this way to provide a pleasant experience when oral surgical services are needed.

Surgical Staff/Office Physical Plant

Our surgical staff consists of experienced oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants who assist at surgery and during the administration of anesthesia. The staff is well-informed and certified in CPR.

Our caring staff is well-informed and certified in CPR.

The office is well located being adjacent to a major hospital and on the same floor as the Emergency Department of the hospital. There is easy access to parking and the building is constructed for access to disabled or wheelchair bound patients.  The office is equipped with back up monitoring devices and electronic monitors during anesthesia to follow all vital signs including oxygen saturation of the blood, blood pressure, pulse, electrocardiography, and carbon dioxide expiration concentrations. All patients receive supplemental nasal oxygen during the course of their intravenous sedation. There are three back up oxygen sources and suction devices. All surgical instruments are carefully sterilized in individual packs and trays and sterile technique during surgery is rigorous.