Dr. Howard Sosna is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Newton, NJ. Dr. Sosna specializes in the treatment of problems related to the face, mouth and jaws. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Sosna is a unique dental specialist who can provide emergency medicine, perform general surgery and give anesthesia. These medical doctors are the only type of medical care specialist who can administer anesthesia, besides anesthesiologists. Typical procedures performed by Dr. Sosna are tooth extractions, especially wisdom teeth, corrective jaw surgery, cleft palate surgery and reconstructive surgery after an injury. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons can also perform dental work including placing dental implants. These surgeons might also deal with conditions of sleep apnea, oral cancers and more.
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Get to know Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr. Howard J. Sosna, who serves patients in Newton, New Jersey.
As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Sosna has been in private practice in Sussex County for over 30 years. His office is located in front of Newton Memorial Hospital in Newton, New Jersey. There, he provides a range of treatment options for patients, drawing on more than two decades of experience and comprehensive education. In addition to performing more routine procedures like wisdom tooth extraction and dental implants, he repairs fractured jaws, offers emergency surgeries, and grafts tissue and bone when necessary. Patients can also schedule appointments with Dr. Sosna for treatments for temporomandibular joint disorder, dry socket, and tumor removal - among other conditions.
In addition to his current role in private practice, he can be found on staff at Newton Memorial Hospital and Saint Clare’s Sussex Hospital.
After earning his Bachelor of Science degree and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Marist College in New York, he went on to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Thereafter, he completed his residency in oral surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, New Jersey.
In order to stay up to date in his field, Dr. Sosna remains a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the American College of Osteo-Integration, the American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, the International Society of Aesthetic Surgery, the New Jersey Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners, the Oral Cancer Society, the Tri-County Dental Association, and the International Federation of Dental Anesthesiology Societies. Furthermore, he is also certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Throughout his career, Dr. Sosna has received several honors and recognitions, including Excellency in Clinical Diagnosis, Sergeant-at-Arms in Alpha Omega Fraternity (Beta Chi Chapter), he graduated in the top 5 of his class at Howard University and was one of the 5 most outstanding students in oral diagnosis at Howard University.
Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons perform operations and procedures on the tissues of the mouth and the maxillofacial region of the head to treat diseases, injuries, or defects.
When he is not fulfilling his professional responsibilities, Dr. Sosna enjoys pursuing his hobbies, which include photography and golf. He enjoys playing golf competitively and has participated in tournaments for the New Jersey Cancer Society. In addition, he invents for his audio equipment company, Kubala-Sosna Research, LLC, which designs and markets high-quality speaker cables, power cords, and other equipment.
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