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Meet Dr. Robert J. Buch, MD

Dr. Robert J. 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 ensured 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 U.S. 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. He has also been 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 diplomate 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 diplomate 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 diplomate 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 and 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.