Mr Luis Bruzual - Oral Surgeon, West Midlands Hospital

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Mr Luis Bruzual - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Mr Luis Bruzual at West Midlands Hospital is a specialist in complex dental surgery including complex extractions such as wisdom teeth and other impacted teeth.

Based at: West Midlands Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Mr Bruzual's clinical interests include:
Dento-alveolar Surgery (Complex extractions including wisdom teeth and other impacted teeth)

Dental extractions for orthodontic treatment

Exposure and bonding of impacted teeth

Dental implantology including bone reconstruction (bone augmentation, sinus lifts, grafting, use of PRF for dental implants)

Diagnosis and treatment of odontogenic cysts

Oral cancer screening

Extended competencies in Maxillofacial surgery include:
Dento-facial deformities (maxillomandibular osteotomies - orthognathic surgery)

Oral and Maxillofacial trauma

Oral and Maxillofacial infections

Oral Medicine

Academic background

Mr Bruzual is a specialist in complex dental surgery including complex extractions such as wisdom teeth and other impacted teeth.

He obtained his dental degree (BDS) in 1992 at Central University of Venezuela and then received formal specialist training and obtained his certification as a Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MS in OMFS) in 1999 at Universidad de Carabobo, University Hospital in Valencia, Venezuela.

One of his external rotations included visiting surgeon at the Department of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

He then went on to complete further training in dental implant reconstruction and orthognathic surgery in 2000 and 2002 in Valencia, Venezuela.

In 2003 Mr Bruzual became a consultant at Centro Medico de Caracas, one of the leading health institutions in Venezuela and Latin America. His main interest was orthognathic surgery, having performed a vast number of osteotomy and related surgeries . He also developed a large dental implant practice during 2003 until April 2010, specialising in bone reconstruction for dental implantology and complex implant treatment.

In 2010 he moved to the UK and worked as a specialist doctor in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and in March 2016 he was appointed as Consultant in Oral Surgery at the Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS trust.

One of his main interest and extended competencies at the NHS base hospital is complex wisdom teeth extraction and dento-facial deformities which he undertakes regularly.

Both his dental degree and specialist degree have been recognised and accepted by the General Dental Council and the specialist list for Oral Surgery.

Mr. Bruzual is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon by the Latin American Association in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (BLACIBU)

Professional Memberships

British Association of Oral Surgeons

British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Latin American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Venezuelan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

NHS base

Dudley Group of Hospitals - Russells Hall Hospital