Upon completing dental school, Dr. Degen went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.
After graduation, he completed a year of General Surgery at the Medical Center of Louisiana. Dr. Degen finished his residency training at LSU in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2003.
Dr. Degen has achieved outstanding academic and clinical distinction in both medical and dental schools as evidenced by his numerous honors including membership in the dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon and eligibility to the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.
He received extensive training in dentoalveolar, dental implant, facial cosmetic and maxillofacial trauma surgery. He is also well versed in Head and Neck pathology, reconstructive and orthognathic surgery in addition to the management of temporomandibular joint disorders. He has imparted his knowledge to both dental and medical professionals through lectures in the diagnosis and treatment planning of dental implants, facial aesthetics and in the management of patients on bisphosphonate therapy.
Dr. Degen is licensed in the state of Nevada as a physician and dental specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Degen is a member of the American Dental Association, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Dental State and Local Societies.
Dr. Degen has lived in New York City and New Orleans, both cities with character, energy and entertainment. He relocated to the exciting city of Las Vegas in 2003 where he joined Red Rock Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Centre. He is currently the sole owner and surgeon providing outstanding Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery service to the surrounding community. Dr. Degen is happily married and enjoys cycling, ballroom dancing, reading, tennis and playing guitar.
His office is located in the Colonial Bank Plaza at 4730 South Fort Apache Rd. Suite 390, Las Vegas, Nevada 89147. It is located off of West Tropicana Avenue, just one block west of the 215 freeway, making it easily accessible from almost any direction in the valley and is centrally located in the southwest area of town.
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