Dr. King obtained his B.S. degree in Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology from the Pennsylvania State University and subsequently was accepted into Dental School at Temple University. Following graduation, Dr. King completed his residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Temple University Hospital/ Health Sciences Campus (1999).
The scope of practice for an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon encompasses the diagnosis, surgical and medical management of diseases, injuries and defects that involve both the functional and esthetic regions of the mouth, jaws and face. Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons are the highest trained specialists in dentistry. In today’s era of insurance and reimbursement, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons are an important link in the primary care referral base. Through the appropriate referrals, patients can be provided cost effective health care relating to oral & maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. King is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (2002), a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology and a Clinical Faculty member in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery & Hospital Dentistry, Christiana Care Health System.
Dr. King is also a member of the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board serving as a ringside physician for all professional and amateur MMA, Boxing, and Muay Thai events sanctioned by the State of New Jersey, including the UFC, PFL, CFFC, ROC, and many more.