Belmont Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the face, mouth, dentition, jaws, and neck, the placement of dental implants, preparation of areas for implants removal of wisdom teeth, other teeth, pathologic and cosmetic problems. Dr. Eckert works closely with all of his referring doctors in a wide range of specialties to provide comprehensive care to all of his patients.
Dr. Eckert is the Chief of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Division at the Mount Auburn Hospital and has been in practice in Belmont Center since 1987. He earned his undergraduate degree with honor and distinction from the University of Buffalo. He then graduated from Georgetown University School of Dentistry and completed his Oral & Maxillofacial surgical training at Georgetown University Medical Center, where he was appointed Chief Resident. Following that, he maintained a position of Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center until 1987.
The highest achievement of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is board certification. This assures their training, education, and ability to treat any injury, disease, or other related problems. This achievement also helps to ensure the patient of the ability of the surgeon. Dr. Eckert is board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is also ACLS certified.
Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Member of the Massachusetts Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Member of American Dental Association
Member of Massachusetts Dental Association
Member of Middlesex County Dental Society
Past Board of Directors, District of Columbia Lung Association