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Tara Halliwell-Kemp DDS, MD

ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON

Dr. Kemp enjoys the ability to help fix her patients’ problems by being able to get rid of the pain and infection they are suffering from. Oral and maxillofacial surgery became Dr. Kemp’s specialty and passion after being able to fix broken facial bones on patients that sustained traumatic injuries and doing orthographic surgery, a corrective jaw surgery that poses the ability to correct form and function. Dr. Kemp loves being able to restore lost bone and missing teeth with bone grafting and dental implants. As someone who has known she wanted to be a dentist since she was five years old, Dr. Kemp finds it amazing to be able to make people healthier and happier while improving both their function and appearance.

A Buffalo native, Dr. Kemp enjoys running, kick boxing, and many outdoor activities with her three daughters.

Community: Niagara Community Mission fundraising volunteer

Favorite movies: The Vow and The Girl on the Train

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science: Canisius College
Doctrine of Dental Surgery: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
Medical Degree: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

TEACHING

University at Buffalo

MEMBERSHIPS

American Dental Association
New York State Dental Association
Eighth District Dental Association
Erie County Dental Society
Niagara County Dental Society
Twin City Dental Society
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
New York State Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Western New York Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
International College of Implantology
International College of Dentists

CERTIFICATIONS

General Dentistry Residency, Nassau County Medical Center

Western New York’s Most Comprehensive Team of Family Dentists