Dual DegreeD, Board Certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon, Lafayette CA

Yuko C. Nakamura, DMD, MD

Dr. Nakamura performs a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from facial fracture repair,  wisdom tooth removal, and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. She can also diagnose and perform a full range of dental implant and bone grafting procedures as well as  soft tissue biopsy and frenectomy using LightScapel® CO2 laser.  She manages a wide variety of problems relating to the oral cavity and the maxillofacial (jaws and facial) regions.  

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. In addition, Dr. Nakamura attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, in order to increase her knowledge of medicine to provide comprehensive care for patients requiring oral and maxillofacial surgery. 

Dr. Nakamura and her entire team is dedicated to providing you with a personalized, high quality, gentle and compassionate environment. Part of our commitment to serving our patients includes providing information that helps them to make more informed decisions about their oral health needs. 

Dr. Nakamura‘s surgical team are Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Assistants (COMSA) and certified through Dental Anesthesia Assistant National Certification Examination (DAANCE).  They are trained in assisting with I.V. sedation within our state-of-the-art office setting.

We genuinely hope this site is helpful to you in learning more about our oral surgery practice, dental conditions and treatments.  Please browse through our website and be sure to give us a call at Lafayette Office Phone Number 925-283-1212 if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

Informative videos

Dental Implants Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.

Dental Implants Presentation