Meet Dean H. Whitman, DMD

Oral Surgeon in Lake Mary

Dr. Dean H. Whitman grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. He received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the Louisiana University School of Dentistry.

Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Whitman was commissioned in the United States Air Force and was on active duty for 14 years. He served in Arizona, England, Mississippi, California, and Texas.

He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, and California. Dr. Whitman served on the teaching faculty at both David Grant Medical Center and at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. His military decorations include the Air Force Achievement Medal, two Air Force Commendation Medals, and two Air Force Meritorious Service Medals. He was the recipient of the Vincent Farhood Outstanding Educator Award in 2000, and he has served on medical humanitarian missions to Peru and Swaziland. In 2011, Dr. Whitman retired from the United States Air Force Reserve with the rank of Colonel.

Dr. Whitman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a Fellow of the National Board of Dental Anesthesiology, and a member of the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Greater Orlando. Dr. Whitman is experienced in all areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and enjoys treating children. He has special interests in orthognathic surgery, dental implants, and the use of technology to improve care for his patients.

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Orlando Oral & Facial Surgery

5 out of 5 stars based on 40 Dr. Dean Whitman reviews.

Patient Review by DEBBIE M

I would highly recommend this office to anyone that needs surgery. They fit me in to an already busy day due to my cracked tooth with a nerve giving me pain. Dr. Dean or just Dean as he said to call him, informed me that he would be taking me in for surgery later that day. I was so elated to think I could be without this pain. He told me that with the nerve pain I was already feeling that he would sedate me first knowing I had been through a lot and the best way to ease my pain and be able to pull the tooth was by sleeping through it. A very kind, compassionate and skillful doctor! A++


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Patient Review by Zane H

Great experience! See you on 7/2 for the surgery.

- Zane H

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