Background Information

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Tien manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr. Tien practices a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery and facial cosmetics. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. Our office can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

Our staff is trained in assisting with Intravenous (IV) sedation and outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at D.C. Surgical Arts are experienced oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants who assist in the administration of IV sedation and general anesthesia.  They are CPR certified and trained in dental radiology.  Our head assistant has achieved national certification in dental anesthesia (  Our surgical staff are focused on making our patients feel comfortable before, after and during surgery.

Mission Statement 

To create a positive impact on both dental and medical health within our community.

Our Philosophy

At D.C. Surgical Arts we take pride in the superior level of customer service we provide our patients.  We see the patient experience as our highest objective.  Our practice structure is based on a concierge type model in which we strive to exceed patient expectations by offering elite and exceptional customer service.  We emphasize a more personal interaction with our patients which we believe sets us apart from our competition.  D.C. Surgical Arts is committed to providing outstanding patient care with integrity, compassion and excellence!  This is our practice philosophy and we hold ourselves accountable to meet these high standards of care each and every day.