Dr. Norman J Betts D.D.S., M.S.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery9416 S Main St Suite 211 Plymouth MI, 48170
Norman J. Betts, DDS, MS, is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who diagnoses and treats patients at his private practice, Plymouth Ann Arbor Oral & Facial Surgery in Michigan. The practice has several locations across Michigan, including Ann Arbor, Plymouth, Chelsea, and Ypsilanti. Dr. Betts practices alongside David Sturtz, DDS, and Jeffrey Wasielewski, DDS. He has an impressive professional journey that spans thirty-three years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Prior to his current endeavors, he served as Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Associate Professor/Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UMDNJ in New Jersey, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan, and Chair of Hospital Dentistry in the University of Michigan Health System.
Education and Training
University of Michigan BS Summa Cum Laude 1982
Uni of Michigan Sch of Dent DDS 1986
University of Michigan MS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1990
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Soft tissue changes associated with orthognathic surgery.
- Techniques to control nasal features.
- Techniques to preserve or modify lip form during orthognathic surgery.
- The transmandibular implant: implant reconstruction and rehabilitation for the atrophic mandible.
- Compromise and control of the airway.
- Ketoprofen Dental Pain Study.
- Surgically Assisted Maxillary Expansion.
- Intimal hyperplasia in arterial autogenous vein grafts: a new animal model.
- Evaluation of topical viscous 2% lidocaine jelly as an adjunct during the management of alveolar osteitis.
- Short-term healing of autogenous and allogeneic bone grafts after sinus augmentation: a report of 2 cases.
- Reconstruction of the severely atrophic edentulous mandible with the transmandibular implant system.
- The status of implant training in oral and maxillofacial surgery residency programs.
- Techniques that support dental fixation of the maxilla.
- Rehabilitation of maxillofacial trauma patients with dental implants.
- Multiple central giant cell lesions with a Noonan-like phenotype.
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Dr. Betts has been in practice for over 33 years. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, and completed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical Center while earning his Masters in Science in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Betts has served as an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. In New Jersey, he served as an Associate Professor/Chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 1999, Dr. Betts became an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Hospital Dentistry at his alma mater, the University of Michigan. He also served as Chair of Hospital Dentistry in the University of Michigan Health System. He currently practices with Ann Arbor Oral & Facial Surgery.
General dentists provide a wide array of services that are vital to your continued health, including: Preventive services — These help you maintain good oral health by stopping disease before it takes hold in your mouth. Restorative Services — When a problem is found, your dentist will ensure you get timely and appropriate treatment. Cosmetic Procedures — Many general dentists can help you get the sparkling smile you’ve always wanted with a range of cosmetic procedures. These include teeth whitening, cosmetic bonding—even porcelain veneers. Overall Health Concerns — In many respects, your oral health can be seen as a mirror of your general health. Some dental problems may reflect issues in other parts of your body, and vice versa.
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