200 South Santa Fe Avenue Salina, KS 67401

Patrick Lucaci, D.D.S., M.D.

Meet Dr. Lucaci

Dr. Patrick Lucaci is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon proudly serving residents of Salina, KS, and the surrounding areas. With extensive training and many years of experience, Dr. Lucaci is dedicated to understanding the needs of his patients to offer them individualized and effective treatment options. He utilizes advanced techniques and technology to offer innovative procedures that can restore functionality for his many patients. As a published author, Dr. Lucaci also continues to share his knowledge with others in the industry.

Skills and Specialties

Dr. Lucaci has expertise and experience in a variety of oral and implant surgical procedures. For his patients needing a restorative procedure, he performs jaw surgery, wisdom teeth extractions, bone grafting, implant surgery, and dental laser surgery. Dr. Lucaci also provides emergency care for facial traumas, as well as treatments for sleep apnea. Additionally, he offers IV sedation for patients to allow for more comfortable and relaxed procedures.

Education and Training

Graduating with honors, Dr. Lucaci completed his dental training at the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry. He then entered a combined oral and maxillofacial surgery/Doctor of Medicine integrated residency. Dr. Lucaci graduated from the UMKC School of Medicine in 2012 and completed an internship in general surgery in 2013. In 2015, he completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Lucaci has since been certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He also has certifications in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), pediatric advanced life support (PALS), advanced trauma life support (ATLS), and basic life support (BLS).

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lucaci is a member of several prestigious medical organizations including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Missouri Dental Association
  • The Kansas Dental Association
  • The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • The American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists
  • The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • The Kansas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Awards and Recognition

For his work and contributions to the industry, Dr. Lucaci has received several awards and recognition including:

  • The International Youth Leadership Award by Habitat for Humanity, 2003
  • The Dentsply Award for Best Table Clinic Award, 2008
  • The University of Missouri School of Dentistry Graduation Honors, 2009
  • The Mosby Surgical Excellence Award, 2015

Presentations and Publications

Dr. Lucaci is a published author and has lectured on the topics of dental implant surgery, ablative pathology and reconstructive surgery, maxillofacial trauma surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery. He has given presentations at several renowned clinics and conferences such as:

  • Comparing Suture Strengths for Clinical Application: A Novel in Vitro Study, Midwest Dental Conference/The American Dental Association
  • Clinical Implications of Ameloblastoma, Midwest Dental Conference
  • Treatment Options for Mandibular Subcondyle Fractures, Midwest Dental Conference
  • Reconstruction Options for Basal Cell Carcinoma, Midwest Dental Conference
  • Management of Sports-Related Facial Injuries, Sports Medicine Department at the University of Central Missouri

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Lucaci has and still holds affiliations with several hospitals including:

  • Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO (2009 – present)
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO (2009 – 2015)
  • Saint Luke’s Hospital system, Kansas City, MO (2009 – 2015)
  • Kansas City Veterans Administration Hospital, Kansas City, MO (2013)
  • Salina Surgical Hospital, Salina, KS (2016 – present)

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