Dr. James Choi, D.M.D., M.D., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
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Dr. James Choi, D.M.D., M.D.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

134 Mineola Blvd., 3rd Floor Mineola New York, 11501

About

Dr. James Choi is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in Long Island, New York. Dr. Choi specializes in the treatment of problems related to the face, mouth and jaws. As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Choi is a unique specialist who can provide 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. Choi are corrective jaw surgery, TMJ management, facial trauma and reconstructive surgery and cleft lip and palate surgery. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons also deal with conditions of sleep apnea, oral cancers, dental implants and impacted wisdom teeth.

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Dr. James Choi, D.M.D., M.D.'s Expert Contributions
  • Does your voice change after jaw surgery?

    Jaw surgery typically shouldn't change the voice but it may alter your phonetics as the position of the teeth will change as the jaws are moved into their correct positions. Most patients don't notice the difference, the ones that do are very subtle. For select patients, speech therapy can be helpful after. READ MORE

  • Can I get jaw surgery after braces?

    Jaw surgery is traditionally completed after dental "decompensation" orthodontics, or braces. This means your teeth will be orthodontically moved to their ideal positions within the upper/lower jaws and surgery is then completed to move the jaws in the correct places along with the teeth. For select cases patients may be candidates for jaw surgery first to improve the overall facial appearance first before having orthodontics afterwords to fine tune the teeth positions. READ MORE

  • Is jaw surgery risky for infection?

    Jaw surgery is very safe and predictable way to correct the malocclusion and the facial deformity. Infections are rare but can occur, since all the incisions are in the mouth and you'll be eating as well. With diligent hygiene and taking precautions after surgery the chances should be very minimal. READ MORE

  • How long is the hospital stay after jaw surgery?

    Hospital stay depends on the extent of the surgery (one jaw v two jaws) and your medical history but for otherwise healthy individuals, one or two days. READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

Corrective Jaw SurgeryChin SurgeryTMJ DisorderFacial TraumaDental Implants

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor NYU Long Island School of Medicine 2020 - Present

Awards

  • Award for Excellence in Public Service 2013 Oral Cancer Foundation 
  • J.W. McConnell Award 2008 McGill University 
  • GIVE Scholarship 2019 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation 
  • Award for Outstanding Student 2014 American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons 

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons  

Dr. James Choi, D.M.D., M.D.'s Practice location

Long Island Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

134 Mineola Blvd., 3rd Floor -
Mineola, New York 11501
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134 Mineola Blvd, Mineola, NY 11501, USA
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