Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

DR. KATRINA KONTAXIS

DMD, FRCD (C)

Dr. Katrina Kontaxis is committed to contributing to her patient’s teeth overall wellness with the finest technology available nowadays.

Dr. Katrina Kontaxis received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the University of Montréal in 2012. She then went on to pursue a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. During her residency, she participated in research and presented at conferences across the United States. She also remained active in the community, volunteering at the YNHH Head and Neck Cancer Screening and at the Connecticut Mission of Mercy. During her training, Dr. Kontaxis received multiple awards, including the Aldis-Bernard prize from l’Ordre des dentistes du Québec.

Dr. Katrina Kontaxis is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and an active member of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and American Associations of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS).

In addition to practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Katrina Kontaxis teaches oral surgery at the University of Montreal. Her fields of expertise are dentoalveolar surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology and implantology.

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Awards

  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology- 2012
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery- 2012
  • Canadian Dental Association- 2012

Publications

  • Steinbacher, D, Kontaxis, K, Does Extraction of Third Molars at the Time of Orthognathic Surgery Increase Intra-Operative and Peri-Operative Complications? – A Follow-Up Study, PRS Global Open, September 2016
  • Steinbacher, D, Kontaxis, K, Does Simultaneous Third Molar Extraction Increase Intraoperative and Perioperative Complications in Orthognathic Surgery?, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, June 2016, ISSN: 1049-2275 -2016
  • Kontaxis, K, Steinbacher, D, Access to the mandibular angle using a sagittal split to address pathologic displacement of a mandibular third molar, Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, September 2015, ISSN 0278-2391- 2015

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If you could have any superpower, which one would you choose? The ability to fly anywhere in the world at any speed

Where is your favorite place in the world?  The beach, listening to the waves and enjoying the beauty of nature

I could never live without: My family (and my cell phone!)