Dr. Robert Buch relocated from Virginia and is enjoying the sunny Arizona climate. He and his wife enjoy travel, cultural events and hiking with their dog.
Dr. Buch received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS), in 1992, from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, in Richmond, Virginia. After serving 3 years as an active duty dentist in the U.S. Navy, he completed a four year Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical residency, in 1999, at the University of Cincinnati Hospitals, in Cincinnati, Ohio. His passion for surgery, medicine, and knowledge led, Dr. Buch to complete his Medical Degree (MD) at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2001. An additional year of training in the medical anesthesiology residency program at The University of Cincinnati ensures that Dr. Buch can provide his patients with safe, high quality intravenous anesthetic care. In pursuit of clinical excellence and following his love of traveling, Dr. Buch completed a surgical fellowship at the Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, at the Royal Brisbane Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. He has also served as a general dentist in the US Navy and an Oral Surgeon in the U.S. Army reserves. Dr. Buch has substantial private practice experience and has been a partner in a private practice in Virginia and the director of surgery and implant dentistry at a large multispecialty and general dental practice in North Carolina prior to relocating to Arizona in 2010.
Dr. Buch is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (board certified in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery). He is also a Diplomat of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (board certified in Dental Anesthesiology). Dr. Buch has a special interest in oral/facial reconstruction and dental implants. He has received specialized surgical and implant prosthetic training at the world renowned Misch International Implant Institute, The Pikos Implant Institute, and the Sclar Institute. Dr. Buch has learned state of the art bone grafting from the internationally recognized Dr. Bob Marx and Dr. Mike Pikos. This training has led to his expertise in dental implant reconstruction and has resulted in diplomat status with the International Congress of Oral Implantology (their highest level of recognition) and fellowship status with the Misch International Implant Institute. Dr. Buch also teaches bone grafting techniques and dental implant surgery to other doctors at the prestigious Misch International Implant Institute. As a lifelong student, Dr. Buch dedicates countless hours to studying surgery, bone grafting and dental implant reconstruction. He is passionate about solving complex cases, understanding the needs and concerns of his patients. Dr. Buch’s commitment to education and clinical excellence through actively pursuing continuing education allows him to provide his patients with the high quality care that they deserve. Dr. Buch is also an active member of many other national and international dental societies.
Dr. Mansfield received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Oregon, in Portland, in 1973. He then completed a general practice residency at Chanute AFB, Illinois, from 1973 to 1974. He completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center in 1980. Upon completion of training, Dr. Mansfield became board certified by The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Mansfield was the chairperson of a general practice residency at Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson Arizona, from 1980 to 1984. He was then transferred to Wilford Hall Medical Center (the largest Air Force Training Facility), in San Antonio Texas. He was Director of Residency Training from 1984 until 1989. He then became Chairman of the Oral Maxillofacial Residency Program from 1989 until 1991. During this time he was the special consultant to The Surgeon General of the United States for the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Dr. Mansfield moved to the Phoenix area to begin private practice in 1991. He is a past president of the Phoenix Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and has been a consultant to the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners for 15 years. He is an examiner for anesthesia delivery for the State of Arizona, and serves on multiple committees for investigative interviews for the Arizona State Dental Board. Dr. Mansfield is also a fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and has been recognized as a TOP DENTIST by Phoenix Magazine for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for a total of eight years. He served as a mentor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the Seattle Study Club for several years. He is a past president of the West Side Study Club and has lectured extensively throughout the United States.
The administrative and surgical staff is dedicated to providing our patients with the highest level of care. The surgical staff are CPR certified and have had additional training in anesthesia assisting. We provide ongoing education in the areas of digital radiography, patient monitoring, sterilization techniques and infection control. The administrative staff is knowledgeable in dealing with insurance issues and will assist the patients in that process.