Dr. Caesar Butura, DDS

Originally from New York City, Dr. Butura obtained his degree from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1992. While at Columbia University, he received numerous academic and research honors. He was awarded the Birnberg Research Award for his work in cellular physiology which produced several publications. In 1996 he completed the four year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Butura took the knowledge acquired in his studies to the University of Illinois Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, where he served as Assistant Clinical Professor in addition to private practice. Private practice took him to Bismarck, ND where he became a partner in the Face and Jaw Surgery Center. While in North Dakota he served the specialty by holding numerous leadership positions on local and national levels. In 2003 he relocated to Phoenix AZ, and has been active in private practice, served as the Secretary/Treasurer and President of the Arizona Society of Oral and maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Butura received his board certification from the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in 1999. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Butura is a member of the Academy of Osseointegration and International College of Implantologists.

Dr. Butura regularly attends national and international continuing education meetings and also lectures on aspects of dental implant surgery. He has authored multiple clinical papers that have been published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Journal of the Academy of Osseointegration and the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. He practices the full-scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with an emphasis on dental implants and oral reconstruction. Dr. Butura has been named as one of America’s Top Dentists, in the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery by the American Council on Excellence from 2007 to 2013.


Biomechanial Rehabilitation of the Dental Cripple Symposium

May 2011 Comprehensive review of implant treatment options for patients with severely atrophic jaws.

2 authors: Caesar C. Butura, DDS and Daniel F Galindo, DDS

Surgical and restorative procedures for the edentulous patient using the Bar Attachment Denture treatment concept and Nobel Guide

October 2013
Guest speaker and clinical presenter
Nobel Biocare AAID Symposium,
Phoenix AZ


Combine Immediate Loading of Zygomatic and Mandibular Implants: A Preliminary 2-Year Report of 19 Patients

Journal of Craniofacial and Tissue

Mandibular Bar Attachment Denture Therapy Using Angled Implants: A Three-Year Clinical Study of 857 Implants in 219 Jaws

Oral Maxillofacial Clinics of North America – 2011

The Hour-Glass Mandibular Anatmoic Mandibular Variant: Incidence and Treatment Considerations for the Bar Attachment Denture Implant Therapy

Journal Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – 2011

Macrovascular and Microvascular Endothelium During Long Term Hypxia: Alterations in Cell Growth, Monolayer Permeability and Cell Surface Coagulant Properties

Journal of Cellular Physiology – 1991

Hypoxia Induces Endothelial Cell Synthesis of Novel Membrane Associated Proteins

Proceedings of the National Academy of Science – 1991

Immediately Loaded Mandibular Fixed Implant Prostheses Using the Bar Attachment Denture Protocol: A Report of 183 Consecutively Treated Patients with 1 Year of Function in Definitive Prostheses

Journal of the Academy of Osseointegration –

Implant Placement Alveolar Composite Defects Regenerated with rhBMP-2, Anorganic Bovine Bone, and Titanium Mesh: A Report of Eight Reconstructed

Oral & Craniofacial Tissue Engineering – 2012-09

Immediate Loading of Dental Implants in the Esthetic Region Using Computer-Generated Implant Treatment Software and Stereolithographic Models for a Patient with Eating Disorders

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