Dr. John Scuba

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Columbus, GA
24 years experience male

Locations

Columbus Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, P.C/John R Scuba MD/DDS

Columbus, GA

Address

4405 N. Stadium Dr. Suite A, Columbus, GA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama

Tricare

Aetna

About

Bio

Board certified oral and maxillofacial, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgeon Dental implant specialist

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Board Certified

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English, German

Doctor Q&A

564 Answers
54 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Root canal and X-ray: How a root canal “looks” on X-ray doesn’t matter. Symptoms like these may imply a “mouth” ulcer—from the procedure and instrumentation, or from an unr ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lisp: the sudden development of a lisp deserves an evaluation of the teeth, tongue, and oral cavity. So a dental exam is in order. Sometimes the thin attach ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lumps in throat: While it's likely a benign process like a tonsillar cyst or infection, this type of complaint deserves a close look by an experienced provider. The s ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Jun 11, 2013
Clear, comprhensive, insightful answers for both patients and other physicians. I recommend Dr. Scuba for your medical/surgical questions
Feb 18, 2014
An extremely knowledgeable Oral Surgeon.
Mar 20, 2015
Great OMFS!!
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I brought the images to my primary care but she didn't really seem too interested with looking t the actual images- only cared what the report from the imaging center s...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. My profile picture is the bulging on the wall. I wasn't sure if it was significant, but from your answer I'll get it checked. Again thank you very much for yo...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! We'll be going in to have it looked at for sure, thanks for your response. He has regular checks already, but this is gross and out of no where.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Residency

Brooke Army Medical Center, SA TX 1986-1990

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Jun 1996
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society , Jun 1978
Army Commendation Medals 1980, 1990, 2003

Affiliations

Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons
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