Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with Offices In Charlotte & the Carolinas, INCLUDING GASTONIA, ROCK HILL, GREENVILLE, SC, SIMPSONVILLE, CONCORD & LAKE NORMAN
Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery is the Charlotte area’s
only AAAHC accredited oral surgery practice.

We are a multi-functional team of board-certified doctors and oral surgery specialists an amazing staff, who are specialized in all facets of oral and dental surgery.

Whether it is a simple tooth extraction, impacted or wisdom teeth, or something more complex, such as bone grafting, or sleep apnea dentistry, our oral surgeons are here to care for you and your family members.

When you are ready for a consultation, please call us or request an appointment online at one of our convenient locations in the Charlotte area or an Upstate, SC office in Greenville, Simpsonville or Rock Hill.

Dental Implants

Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery is the area’s only AAAHC certified oral surgery practice. For dental implants, there is no better place than here if you are looking to correct longstanding dental issues. Find out more about our surgical solutions including single tooth and full arch dental implants.

Facial Trauma Surgery

Whether we are correcting a birth defect or working to restore full function after an accident or disease, Carolinas Center For Oral & Facial Surgery is fully equipped with imaging and surgical equipment normally reserved for large hospitals, with less overall costs to you.  Read more about our trauma services.

Cleft Lip & Palate

Cleft lip and/or palate is a birth defect where an infant’s lip and palate has not completely closed prior to birth. This leads to breathing, eating and speech problems and is best solved when the child is young. We are one of very few cleft lip & palate teams in the Carolinas. Read more about our cleft lip & palate team here.

Wisdom & Impacted Teeth

3rd molars, commonly known as wisdom teeth have the potential to crowd out other teeth on the jawline and cause major dental issues when older. The same is true for impacted teeth, which are teeth that are ‘stuck’ and cannot erupt into function.  If you need to have a wisdom or impacted tooth removed, Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery offers world class dental care. Read more about wisdom teeth removals and impacted teeth.

TMJ & Jaw Pain Specialists

Our TMJ specialists have decades of experience in TMJ therapy and can help create a personalized action plan for your treatment. Most often, a splint will alleviate the symptoms of TMJ, and our conservative treatment options are often enough to mitigate the pain. For those with severe TMJ issues, we offer the most comprehensive suite of surgical and non-surgical options for treatment. Read more about TMJ Therapy.

Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Carolina Center For Oral & Facial Surgery is a board-certified cosmetic surgery practice offering a wide variety of cosmetic procedures, ranging from brow lifts and rhinoplasty, to liposuction and Botox. All of our procedures are performed by board-certified oral & maxillofacial surgeons, so rest assured your cosmetic procedure is performed by one of the area’s most experienced cosmetic surgery team. Read more here.

a week ago


This place is wonderful! I definitely will be coming back for my top wisdom teeth extractions. The customer service is outstanding. They made me feel welcomed and at ease. I had to get my wisdom teeth taken out, and I was so scared! However, Dr. Kain was so great at making me feel safe while reassuring that everything was going to be okay! And it most definitely was!! My recovery was really quick, and I left with no pain which was amazing! I also want to
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8 months ago


Brooke was super sweet and made me comfortable about the whole procedure... Dr. Howell was quick with pulling all four wisdom teeth. I don't remember a thing but I know I was well taken care of. I'd recommend this office to any looking for any type of oral and facial surgery.
in the last week


I had a basic tooth extraction that went bad. No fault of my dentist just a stubborn tooth. My dentist sent me to Carolina Center for Oral & Facial Surgery’s straight from her office. It was late in the afternoon and they were ready to close. They took me right in and finished the extraction with the greatest of ease. The staff and doctor were awesome, extremely kind and made my experience that could have been a nightmare into a quick resolution with
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3 months ago


went and had two wisdom teeth and one dead tooth taken out. I don’t even remember falling asleep great place. With caring doctors and nurses