Meet Dr. Todd SawisCh
Board Certified Oral Surgeon & Facial Cosmetic Surgeon in Fort Lauderdale FL
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. 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. Holding Diplomate status with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and a Fellowship with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he is extensively licensed and trained to administer anesthesia at all levels.
Originally hailing from Michigan, Dr. Sawisch pursued his undergraduate education at Michigan State University. He subsequently earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry. Driven by a passion for surgical excellence, he completed a rigorous surgical residency program at the University of Miami School of Medicine’s renowned Jackson Memorial Hospital, with a specialized focus on head and neck cancer, oral pathology, and facial reconstruction following severe deformities due to disease and trauma.
Post-residency, Dr. Sawisch further honed his skills through a Facial Cosmetic Surgery fellowship at the Willow Bend Cosmetic Surgery Center in Plano, Texas, affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern. Today, he is celebrated for his expertise in minimally invasive techniques, incorporating cutting-edge methodologies involving lasers, tissue engineering, and the use of human stem cells and growth factors in his practice.
Dr. Sawisch has made significant contributions to the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, particularly in dental implant reconstruction and facial cosmetic surgery. His pioneering work with growth factors and stem cells, showcased in live seminars and television appearances, has garnered attention for advancing the realms of implant dentistry and facial cosmetic surgery. A prolific author, he has published articles on cosmetic skin resurfacing and contributed chapters to various laser dentistry and dental implant textbooks.
Driven by a commitment to education, Dr. Sawisch dedicates a substantial portion of his professional time to lecturing nationally and globally. He serves as a Voluntary Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine and is the principal instructor for facial cosmetic surgery at the prestigious Denver Board Review Course, where he imparts his knowledge to surgery residents at the University and surgeons preparing for certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. As a Key Opinion Leader with DEKA Lasers and Implant Direct, Dr. Sawisch extends his expertise globally through hands-on surgical courses and personalized training for doctors.
Outside of his professional endeavors, he finds joy in boating, travel, and extreme watersports like flyboarding. Dr. Sawisch has left an indelible mark in the flyboarding community, earning the moniker “the Orange Tornado.” His remarkable skills led him to be crowned the Flyboard World Cup Champion in the veteran division at the XDUBAI FLYBOARD® WORLD CUP in December 2015, achieving consecutive world titles in 2015, 2016, and 2017. In his personal time, Dr. Sawisch focuses on his family, sharing moments of joy in sporting activities and family adventures, whether skiing in the Rockies or basking in the South Florida sunshine, both locally and in the Florida Keys.