A native of Southern California, Dr. Rowe has been providing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical care in Long Beach and the surrounding communities since 1996. He graduated from an accredited OMFS residency program, and is a certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Experienced in all forms of oral surgery, he specializes in dental extractions, and dental implantology including advanced implant treatment planning. Over the course of his career, Dr. Rowe has placed well over 3000 dental implants. His experience extends into the use of intravenous anesthesia, and has maintained a current General Anesthesia license from the State of California since 1996. He takes great pride in providing the highest level of patient care by ensuring a comfortable and safe environment in his state-of-the-art surgery center.
Dr. Rowe completed his pre-dental education at California State University Northridge. He then attended the University of Southern California Dental School where he obtained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree, and became a member of the prestigous Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Immediately following his graduation from dental school, he completed an oral surgery internship program at LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was then accepted into, and completed a formal Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program at Highland General Hospital/ Alameda County Medical Center in northern California. After graduation, he worked as an associate in Westlake Village, Ca., then proceeded to acquire the practice of respected oral surgeon Dr. Richard Van Gemert in Long beach, Ca.
Dr. Rowe is a member of many local and National organizations. He is a member of The American Association or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Southern California Society of Oral and Facial Surgeons. He is also a member of the California Dental Association, and locally the Harbor Dental Society. He is also a Fellow in anesthesiology as recognized by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Nationally and Internationally, he is a member of the Accademy of Osseointegration, the International Congress of Oral implantologists, and the Sadie Fontaine- Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Dr. Rowe is Married to his wife Annette, and has two beautiful daughters Kimberly and Karissa. Dr. Rowe enjoys many interests and hobbies including playing guitar and piano, USC athletics, RC, his Harley, golfing, reading, traveling, and spending time with his family.
"Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in Oral Surgery in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this Oral Surgery practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health."