Travis W. Kern, DDS, MD
Dr. Travis Kern is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. A native of Austin, Dr. Kern began his educational training at Texas A&M University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree.
He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduating with Honors, followed by his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental and Medical schools respectively.
After graduating from medical school he completed a one-year General Surgery internship at University Hospital in San Antonio. Dr. Kern completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in June, 2010. Following his residency, Dr. Kern completed a one year fellowship with an emphasis in Orthognathic (Corrective Jaw) and Reconstructive Surgery in Charlotte, North Carolina. Austin Oral Surgery was pleased to have him join our team in July 2011.
Dr. Kern has presented at multiple local and regional meetings on topics including maxillofacial trauma, dental implants, and orthognathic surgery. While he enjoys the complete scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, his clinical interests particularly include orthognathic surgery, bone grafting, and dental implantology. Born and raised in Austin and a graduate of McCallum High School, Dr. Kern is excited to provide compassionate care and further develop relationships with patients and colleagues in the Austin area. Dr. Kern practices at our North Central Austin office with Dr. Fred Voorhees and Dr. Thomas Weil and at our Marble Falls location with Dr. Russell Cunningham.
Dr. Kern and the whole staff at Austin Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are amazing. I had nothing but positive experiences from scheduling to billing to the surgery/recovery – all very professional and caring individuals. And, last but not least, no pain!Cathy C.
Various types of changes can occur in the lining mucosa of the mouth. We are asked frequently to evaluate patients for changes in the mouth, in the salivary glands, and in the bone of the upper and lower jaws.
Wisdom Teeth Removal
Impacted wisdom teeth or those that do not fully emerge from the gum line must be removed to prevent oral infections or damage to adjacent teeth. We can remove your wisdom teeth quickly & safely.
Corrective Jaw Surgery
Otherwise known as orthagnathic surgery, corrective jaw surgery is necessary for individuals with misaligned jaws. Jaw surgery can improve your ability to chew, speak and breathe, while also reducing pain.
We provide emergency care and long-term reconstruction and rehabilitation services to treat facial injuries such as lacerations, avulsed teeth, fractured bones, dislocated jaws, and more.
If you have lost several teeth, you should consider dental implants to enjoy all of your favorite foods, restore your appearance and preserve your facial structure.