Patient Information

Background Information

Welcome to the website of Affiliates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. We are a group specialty practice offering a wide variety of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery services. Our practice was established in 1978 and consists of two board certified surgeons with offices in two convenient locations throughout Central Illinois.

Oral and maxillofacial surgery requires additional years of hospital-based surgical and anesthesia training after graduation from dental school. As oral and maxillofacial surgeons, Drs. Banghart and Waisath manage a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth and facial regions. Drs. Banghart and Waisath practice a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

Surgical Staff

The surgical staff at Affiliates in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery are experienced nurses and oral and maxillofacial surgical assistants. Our staff is trained in assisting with intravenous (IV) sedation or outpatient general anesthesia in our state-of-the-art office setting. Patients are continuously monitored during and after surgery. Our staff is CPR certified and we practice the most up-to-date sterilization and barrier techniques.

Administrative Staff

Our administrative staff are extremely competent in assisting you with billing and insurance matters and welcome your phone call should any questions or concerns arise.

Doctors in Practice:

Philip R. Banghart, D.D.S.(Mattoon office)

Theron C. Waisath, D.M.D.(Champaign office)

This website is provided for information and educational purposes only. No doctor/patient relationship is established by your use of this site. No diagnosis or treatment is being provided. The information contained here should be used in consultation with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon of your choice. No guarantees or warranties are made regarding any of the information contained within this website. This website is not intended to offer specific medical, dental or surgical advice to anyone. Drs. Banghart and Waisath are licensed to practice in the state of Illinois and this website is not intended to solicit patients from other states. Further, this website and Drs. Banghart and Waisath take no responsibility for websites hyper-linked to this site and such hyper-linking does not imply any relationships or endorsements of the linked sites.