Tim Silegy

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Silegy comes to ClearChoice Dental Implant Center with 25+ years of experience in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 1991 and completed his residency in oral maxillofacial surgery at the King- Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, California in 1995.

He was an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgical Dentistry at the University of Colorado from 1995 to 1999. The allure of the ocean and sunny weather caused him to return to California in 1999 where he has practiced the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery ever since.

Dr. Silegy was the featured oral and maxillofacial surgeon in ABC’s television program, Extreme Makeover, where he performed reconstructive jaw surgery on three patients. He has been active in organized dentistry, serving as President of the Harbor Dental Society and various positions on the Board of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. In 2019, he was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, an honor bestowed upon a small percentage of single degree oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Dr. Silegy has also been published in multiple peer reviewed journals and lectures nationally and internationally on dental implants.

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About Dr. Silegy

Dr. Silegy comes to ClearChoice Dental Implant Center with 25+ years of experience in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. He graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 1991 and completed his residency in oral maxillofacial surgery at the King- Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, California in 1995.

He was an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgical Dentistry at the University of Colorado from 1995 to 1999. The allure of the ocean and sunny weather caused him to return to California in 1999 where he has practiced the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery ever since.

Dr. Silegy was the featured oral and maxillofacial surgeon in ABC’s television program, Extreme Makeover, where he performed reconstructive jaw surgery on three patients. He has been active in organized dentistry, serving as President of the Harbor Dental Society and various positions on the Board of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. In 2019, he was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, an honor bestowed upon a small percentage of single degree oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Dr. Silegy has also been published in multiple peer reviewed journals and lectures nationally and internationally on dental implants.

Career Highlights

  • DDS – University of Colorado School of Dentistry
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Dentists
  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists