Meet Dr. Todd Sawisch
Oral Surgeon in Fort Lauderdale
Dr. Todd Sawisch is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and the founder and surgical director of South Florida Oral & Facial Surgery, Dental Implant Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and is licensed and trained to perform all levels of anesthesia.
Dr. Sawisch is originally from Michigan, where he completed his undergraduate education at Michigan State University. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, followed by a four-year surgical residency program at University of Miami School of Medicine’s prestigious Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Sawisch’s training focused on head and neck cancer, oral pathology, and reconstruction of severe facial deformities secondary to disease and facial trauma. After his residency, he completed a fellowship program in Facial Cosmetic Surgery at the Willow Bend Cosmetic Surgery Center in Plano, Texas.
Today, Dr. Sawisch specializes in removing teeth and implant dentistry and has been featured in live seminars and on television for his pioneering use of growth factors and stem cells with advanced bone grafting procedures to aid in dental implant reconstruction. He has also emerged as one of the leading experts in his field in the use of lasers and has published articles on cosmetic skin resurfacing and several chapters in various laser dentistry and dental implant textbooks. Dr. Sawisch’s cutting-edge techniques using lasers, stem cells, and growth factors also play a role in his facial cosmetic practice, where he employs them to enhance patients’ surgical results, in addition to offering non-surgical enhancements such as Botox/Dysport and injectable fillers.
Having always had a passion for education, Dr. Sawisch dedicates a significant amount of his professional time to lecturing, nationally and globally, on topics including regenerative techniques for implant dentistry, laser surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery. In addition, he is Voluntary Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine, teaching the latest techniques in facial cosmetic surgery to the surgery residents. Dr. Sawisch is a past President of the Ft. Lauderdale Dental Study Club, and holds privileges to operate and covers emergency call at Holy Cross Hospital.
Dr. Sawisch Personally
When he’s not in the operating room, Dr. Sawisch spends his time with his wife and two children. He also enjoys traveling and extreme watersports such as flyboarding. Dr. Sawisch discovered flyboarding in 2013, and has quickly made his mark competing at the professional level! Dr. Sawisch’s unpredictable style and fast-paced, fearless tricks have earned him the nickname “The Mad Doctor.” Dr. Sawisch has crowned the Flyboard World Cup Champion in the veteran division after competing in the XDUBAI FLYBOARD® WORLD CUP in December 2015.