Dr. Stephen Chan, DDS, MD | Oral and Facial Surgeon
Dr. Stephen Chan began his medical career in the same area he spent much of his young life—Southern California. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and went on to complete his doctor in dental surgery degree (DDS) at UCLA’s School of Dentistry. After completing his graduate studies, the now-Dr. Chan completed a two-year residency at UCLA Medical Center, where he provided vital dental services to the medically vulnerable, including mentally and physically disabled persons. During his residency, he administered conscious IV sedation and performed dental treatments for patients under general anesthesia.
After completing his residency, Dr. Chan went on to earn his doctor of medicine (MD) degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. Upon completion, he successfully finished a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery and trained at myriad hospitals, including Children’s Medical Center, Zale/University Hospital, St. Paul Hospital, Parkland Memorial Hospital, JPS Hospital at Fort Worth, Baylor Hospital, and the Veterans Affair Medical Center—during which he participated in a general surgery internship and trained as an anesthesia resident with expanded-scope facial and cosmetic specialization.
Dr. Chan is certified in advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) and advanced trauma life support (ATLS) and permitted to administer general anesthesia and IV and oral sedation. He is a well-known thought leader, researcher in his field, and is highly involved within his community:
- American Board of Special Care Dentistry, diplomat in special care dentistry
- Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, board-certified in hospital dentistry
- American Association of Hospital Dentists, fellow
Meet Dr. Aidan Phan, DDS, MD | Oral and Facial Surgeon
Dr. Aidan Phan’s story begins in the Midwest—growing up in suburban Chicago and heading north to the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in premedical sciences. He then went on to complete his doctor in dental surgery degree (DDS) with high honors at Indiana University School of Dentistry and his doctor of medicine (MD) at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He completed a general surgery internship, followed by an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at UTSW, recognized as one of the best oral and maxillofacial surgery training program in the world. Dr. Phan has trained at myriad hospitals, including Parkland Memorial Hospital, Children’s Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and other hospitals in the DFW Metroplex. He concentrates his practice in areas concerning removal of impacted and wisdom teeth, dental implant surgery for simple or complex cases, including full-arch treatments such as the All-on-4 concept, reconstructive surgery of facial deformity, trauma, and injuries and has trained extensively in administering various forms of anesthesia.
Dr. Phan’s practice bridges the gap between the medical and dental fields, combining science with art to satisfy the functional and cosmetic needs of the patient—such as reconstruction of missing tissues with bone grafting and dental implants.
Dr. Phan is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and is privileged at multiple hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He also maintains certifications in Basic Life Support (BLS), advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS), advanced trauma life support (ATLS), Pediatric advanced life support (PALS) and permitted to administer general anesthesia and IV and oral sedation.