Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a unique speciality. After completing four years at an accredited dental school, a doctor seeking to specialize in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery must apply for and be accepted to an additional four-to-six year hospital based program. Prior to applying to this speciality, Dr. Pierse first attended and completed a three-year hospital based residency in Prosthodontics. It was during this time that Dr. Pierse‘s love for surgery deepened and he built on his training and experience as he handled more complex cases Thus, as a dual specialist, Dr. Pierse has completed seven years of post-graduate hospital-based training. He is highly capable of managing any issue relating to the oral cavity, as well as the head and neck. Dr. Pierse practices the full scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and with his unique background in Prosthodontics, his collaboration with restorative dentists provides for a more comprehensive treatment plan for his patients.