Mahr Elder, DDS, MD

Board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Mahr Elder, DDS, MD earned his bachelor’s and doctor of dental surgery degrees at the University of the Pacific, in San Francisco. He went on to complete his medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit. Dr. Elder served his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Detroit Henry Ford Hospitals.

In addition to serving patients as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Elder leads the Elder Group, a collective of state-of-the-art oral and maxillofacial surgical centers in the San Francisco Bay Area in Northern California. His goal is to ensure that the communities in the Bay Area have access to the best possible oral surgery services.

Dr. Elder is also a philanthropist. He donates his time and expertise to local children and teenagers in need of orthodontic assessment and care. He’s been actively volunteering his services and caring for underserved communities since his days at the University of the Pacific. He participated in Student Community Outreach for Public Education (SCOPE) and provided dental exams and prevention education for underserved San Francisco area residents.

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Name: Mahr Elder, DDS, MD

Speciality: Maxillofacial Surgeon

Office is open from

Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm


Friday 8:00am – 3:00pm

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Facial Trauma
Unfortunately, as a result of trauma, you may have suffered a fracture of one or more of your facial bones. In most cases, if not treated, proper function and facial esthetics may always be a concern.
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Wisdom Teeth
If your wisdom teeth are causing you discomfort, call us for a consultation for surgical removal. Impacted wisdom teeth can adversely affect your oral health.

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Bone Grafting
After a tooth extraction, bone grafting helps rebuild your jawbone. Bone grafting is usually necessary when planning for future implants.

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Many times, an area will look altered either in the mouth, or in the bone on X-ray. A biopsy is a definitive way to ensure the nature of the lesion.

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Dental Implants
Dental implants are a natural-looking prosthetic tooth option whether you’re missing one, or all of your teeth. We also offer All-on-4® dental implants.

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