Cortland Oral Surgery Center
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Thomas R. SanGiacomo, DMD~Oral Surgery You Can Trust

A dentist - Our oral surgeon can provide the right care that you need.    
Are you about to experience major oral surgery? Are you in need of a highly qualified oral and maxillofacial surgeon? If so, let the Cortland Oral Surgery Center take care of you.  Dr. Thomas R. SanGiacomo is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, so you can be confident that your surgeon at our surgical care center is fully qualified to take care of your needs. Whether you're coming to discuss dental implants or are getting ready to undergo wisdom teeth removal, you can feel confident that our oral surgery practice will have the right tools and knowledge to perform whatever task is needed. In addition, your comfort is our priority. We take great care in taking time with our procedures, ensuring that you have the most comfortable experience possible. We pride ourselves in offering these services to the Cortland, New York area each and every day.

A woman working on a mouth - Our surgeon can provide you with fine oral surgery.
About Your Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Thomas R. SanGiacomo is an honors graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston.  After graduation, he practiced general dentistry in East Boston and was a clinical instructor at Tufts and the Chelsea Soldier's Home in the Department of Complete Denture Prosthetics.  He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/University Hospital, a Level One Trauma Center in Newark and an additional year of fellowship training in orthognathic and temporomandibular joint surgery at the University of Miami.  Dr. SanGiacomo is Board Certified by the Amercan Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  He was formerly in private practice in Johnston, Rhode Island and Franklin, Massachusetts where he was also the Division Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence.  His areas of interest include preprosthetic surgery and dental implantology. He has published numerous articles on Biochemistry, Prosthodontics, Pathology and Oral Surgery in international journals as well as commentaries and dental market analysis in local dental journals.  Dr. SanGiacomo is an active staff member at Cortland Memorial Hospital and is past President of both the Cortland County Dental Society and the Sixth District Dental Society of New York. Dr. SanGiacomo grew up in Massachusetts and lived in Rhode Island for 15 years before moving to Central New York in 2005. He is married with two daughters and a son. Dr. SanGiacomo is an active member of the Song Mountain Ski Patrol, enjoys the outdoors, cycling, and soccer.
A Dedication to Quality
When you visit the Cortland Oral Surgery Center, you can rest assured that you'll be receiving the best in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery services at a competitive rate. We dispense with the formality, the pressure sales tactics, the fancy website, the whispering office setting in favor of a casual, relaxed atmosphere offering big city oral surgery without the big city prices....or attitude. Our patients enjoy a personal relationship with our surgeon, as well as every staff member at our surgical facility. We strive to offer you personal services, because we desire to provide the residents of Cortland County and the surrounding communities with the quality oral surgical services they deserve. Our practice will make sure that you receive the best oral surgery services possible while working with you to manage the cost of services and maximize your reimbursement dollar from your insurance plan. Contact us for an appointment today!

The Specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery encompasses the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of diseases, defects, and injuries to the oral/maxillofacial region---maxillofacial refers to the jaws and face.  The oral and maxillofacial surgeon has completed extensive university and hospital training after dental school and has been trained and certified in the administration of local and general anesthesia and sedation within the office setting.  The surgeon's scope includes the extraction of teeth, surgical removal of impacted teeth, surgical root canal therapy (apicoectomy), treatment of injuries to the teeth, jaws and facial bones, preparing the jaws for denture construction, placement of dental implants, treatment of TMJ disorders, treatment of pathology (tumors, cysts and infection) of the jaws, and cosmetic surgery to improve jaw alignment, function, and appearance.
Our highly trained staff of dental surgical assistants, insurance specialists and medical receptionists have over 80 years of combined experience to provide for your every need and guide you through the maze of insurance forms, scheduling, pre-operative questions and post-operative care. We understand that you may be anxious about your visit and have questions regarding your treatment.  We are devoted to caring for your individual needs and are dedicated to providing you with the finest care available, in as gentle and as efficient a manner as possible.  Surgical treatment is unpredictable and although we make every effort to keep on schedule, we may run late.  We apologize for any inconvenience and assure you that the patient in the chair is most important to us and deserves our complete attention and as much time as they need for the best possible result. Children or adults, we tailor our treatment to the individual with a caring personal touch as well as the latest in medications to overcome your apprehension and provide you with the best oral surgery experience possible.
Quality for Our Patients
We want you to feel confident that we are fully committed to providing oral surgery that will leave you satisfied. That's why we strive to be the best that we possibly can be for our patients. Founded by Dr. Joseph Wasileski, our facility has been serving Cortland for more than 45 years with doctors that live in the community. We feel that we have the experience and expertise to please our patients, and our staff  strives to do this by treating you, young and old, with respect and care, as well as by providing you with a comprehensive list of services and treatment options. We are not here to sell you a procedure, but to provide you with the information and recommendation to select the most appropriate, cost effective care.

We Provide Services For:

  • Wisdom Teeth Removal
  • Dental Implants
  • Extractions
  • Pathology/Biopsies
  • Surgical Root Canals






Nice teeth - Our dental care service will make you smile!

Contact us for your oral and maxillofacial surgery needs. Our surgeon cares about your oral health!

Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday
8:30  a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Administrative Hours
9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.