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Joel Abikhzer
Dr. Joel Abikhzer DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Abikhzer obtained his dental doctorate degree from the University of Montreal in 2006. His passion for surgery grew progressively throughout his schooling. Upon completion of his schooling at the University of Montreal, he spent some time completing an externship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Boston at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University). He then underwent a multidisciplinary residency at the Jewish General Hospital (McGill University) in 2006. He then headed south to undertake an internship in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Miami in sunny Florida. In 2008 he decided to come back to Canada to undergo a residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Toronto, which he completed in 2012.

Through his residency at the University of Toronto, he was trained in the management of Temporomandibular joint disease, bone grafting, implants, orthognathic surgery, pathology, maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction, infections and anesthesia. His main passions are bone grafting and maxillofacial trauma. Dr. Abikhzer successfully completed his board-certification fellowship examinations and is a Fellow of the RoyalCollege of Dentists of Canada. On his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing hockey


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