Dr. Sia is double qualified in Medicine and Dentistry, International Board Certified Specialist, and one of the few qualified and revered Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in the country with his expertise, passion and goal to improve quality of life by restoring and improving oral function, facial appearance, and promote disease free in the face, jaw, mouth, and surrounding structures. His practice comprises the full scope of Maxillofacial Surgery from minor oral surgery to major jaw reconstructive procedures with distant site tissue harvest and transfer.
Dr. Sia received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Cebu Doctors’ University and completed both the Philippine Board of Dentistry Licensure Examination thereafter the United States National Board of Dental Examination. He then went for his four-year full-time clinical education and residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery held at Prince Philip Dental Hospital, Hong Kong, S.A.R. and Maxillofacial Surgery in Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. S.A.R. and at the same time obtaining his Postgraduate Diploma in Oral Surgery and Master’s Degree in the discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Hong Kong. He was a recipient of the Clinical Fellowship grant by Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO) Foundation Craniomaxillofacial Division at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Peking University School and Hospital of Stomatology immediately after residency. Furthermore, completed his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of the Visayas, The Philippine Board of Medicine Licensure Examination, and the International Board Certification for Specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Sia then completed his Certificate in Surgical Leadership from Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Sia is a Fellow of the International Board for the Certification of Specialists in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, International Academy of Medical Specialists Inc., Philippine Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Philippine Academy for Head and Neck Surgery Inc., International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International College of Continuing Dental Education, Pierre Fauchard Academy, World Academy of Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Bone Surgery, and the first Diplomate in Maxillofacial Surgery by the Philippine Academy of Medical Specialists Inc. He was also appointed as the International Relations Officer for the Philippines of the Young Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Group of Hong Kong.
He is an active member of the International College of Maxillofacial Surgery, International Cleft Lip and Palate Foundation, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and both Philippine Medical and Dental Associations.
Monday to Saturday : 9 am – 5 pm / By Appointment
Sunday : By Appointment
Operating Theater Hours:
Monday to Saturday : 6 am – 5 pm / As Scheduled
Sunday : As Scheduled
DR. CHARLES P. SIA
MD, DMD (Philippines)
MDS (OMS), PDipDS (OS) (Hong Kong)
Fellowship in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery (Beijing)
Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine (USA)
FIBCSOMS, FIAMS (Maxfac), FPAHNSI, FPSQua, DPAMS (Maxfac)
FIAOMS, FPAOMFS, FICOI, FICCDE, FPFA, FWAUPS
International Board Certified Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dual Qualified in Medicine and Dentistry
Specialist in Oral Implantology
WHY CHOOSE AN OMFS?
The specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery is unique in requiring a dual qualification in medicine and dentistry, followed by a comprehensive general and specialist surgical training, and is a recognized international surgical specialty, which within Philippines, Asia, and the United States are defined under the dental directives while in other continent such as Europe under medical directives. Most surgeons acquire a degree in dentistry before training in medicine, but it is becoming increasingly common for those acquiring a medical degree to subsequently undertake a dental qualification and then pursue a career in OMFS.
Often seen as the bridge between medicine and dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery is the one of the eleven core surgical specialties concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.
The scope of the specialty is extensive and includes the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, impacted teeth, cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections
Royal College of Surgeons - England
OMFS or OMS is the surgical expert of the oral and maxillofacial region with extensive education both in the medical and dental professions with training, surgical expertise, and understanding of esthetics and function qualify them to treat diseases, defects, injuries and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws and face.
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Maxillofacial surgeons provide the most comprehensive treatment solution whether it may be surgical, medical, or dental related to the face, mouth, and jaw.
MAXILLOFACIAL & DENTAL IMPLANTS
BONE GRAFTING and ORAL SOFT TISSUE AUGMENTATION
Implants to replace teeth, support temporary teeth and dentures, or to reconstruct and restore the entire masticatory system. Also used to support facial prosthesis. Supported by reputable implant systems in dental (both regular and mini), oral, and zygoma implants.
Performs the most minimal invasive techniques with promising results in bone reanimation and soft tissue grafting procedures. Utilizes all the latest technologies in bone grafting techniques and materials available globally although traditional bone harvesting of one's bone is still an option.
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL CANCER and other NEOPLASMS
Performed at the shortest possible time thus minimizing trauma resulting to pain and swelling. Can range from removal of deeply impacted wisdom teeth and other kinds of surgical teeth removal, surgery of patients with medical concerns such as cancer patients, hypertensive, diabetic patients, immune compromised, under medications, and with other co-morbidities.
Starts with identification to full workup and diagnosis. Comprehensive surgical treatment to reconstructive jaw surgery allowing dental rehabilitation with guided postoperative treatment recommendations is always performed. Surveillance is a definite.
BENIGN JAW TUMORS, CYSTS, and other PATHOLOGIES
JAW FRACTURES and FACIAL INJURY
Minimal invasive approach to benign lesions thus promoting conservation of the jaw volume to the most extent with evidence-based techniques to minimize tumor recurrence thus avoiding radical surgery. Either simultaneous or staged jaw reconstruction will be performed.
Highly advocates surgical approach thru the mouth to avoid facial and neck scars when possible while utilizing the best reconstruction customized plating systems with 3-D models to provide a harmonious restoration of the facial and jaw contour with the same utmost attention provided to restore jaw movement and function including the dental aspect and esthetics.
CLEFT LIP, PALATE, and ALVEOLUS
Comprehensive surgical treatment from childhood to adulthood. From lip repair to palate repair, lip and palate revision surgery, scar revision, palatal fistula repair, assessment of speech and velar surgery, bone grafting of cleft alveolus, to dentofacial surgery and surveillance.
CORRECTIVE JAW SURGERY
Also known as Orthognathic surgery, Dentofacial deformity surgery. Correction of jaw deformities, deficiencies, and excess such as long jaw, short jaw, asymmetric jaw, wide jaw, enlarged jaw, and excessive gummy smile. Correction of biting concerns such as anterior open bite, posterior open bite, and cross bite.
From conservative treatment such as fabrication of occlusal splints and mouth guards to minimal invasive procedures such as arthocentesis and injection of intracapsular medication to total joint reconstructive surgery.
MINIMAL INVASIVE FACIAL COSMETIC PROCEDURES
Minimal invasive aesthetic medical and surgical procedures to improve the look on the face and jawline imperfections and asymmetries for both hard and soft tissues. Involves procedures such as soft and hard tissue augmentation (eg. lip, zygoma, etc.), and others that benefit to such results that may be performed in the office or as an out-patient procedure in the hospital.
Full range of oral and maxillofacial surgical operations are carried out in an outpatient basis under local anesthesia with or without conscious sedation. These may include: pre-implant surgery, placement of dental/facial implants, removal of impacted teeth, simple and accessible jaw fractures, intra-oral and facial soft tissue procedures.
Major operations, for example those with complex jaw fractures, facial deformity, cancer or large tumors, are carried out on an inpatient basis in the hospital or outpatient basis in an ambulatory surgical center under general anesthetic.
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CPS Surgery & Implant Centre
Queen’s Road Redemptorist Drive
Cebu City, Philippines