Get to Know Dr. Backeris

Meet Thomas Backeris, DMD Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon at Advanced Oral Surgery of Tampa

Dr. Thomas Backeris proudly serves the communities of South Tampa, Valrico, and Land O’ Lakes with state-of-the-art oral maxillofacial surgery. He uses advanced training and the latest techniques to provide a refined degree of care to his Florida patients. Whether you are new to the area or are simply looking for a new care provider, Dr. Backeris and our treatment coordinators are ready to be your go-to team.

Dr. Backeris is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon with Advanced Oral Surgery of Tampa Bay, PA. He earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Duke University, followed by dental school at the University of Pittsburgh, and completed his residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. His trained extensively in anesthesia, dental implants, and complex bone grafting, facial trauma and reconstruction, orthogenetic surgery, pathology, and surgical dental extractions. Dr. Backeris is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and also maintains hospital privileges at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa.

If your dentist advised you or a loved one to seek out the services of an oral surgeon, our practice is here for you — and with Dr. Backeris at the helm, you can rest assured you’re in good hands. Call us today to get started:

(813) 452-6380

Why Patients Trust Dr. Backeris

If you need oral or maxillofacial surgery, you want to ensure the specialist you partner with has the skillset needed to deliver long-lasting results you can feel confident in — as well as the patient-focused approach to dental care that makes the entire treatment process as comfortable and empowering as possible. With Dr. Backeris, you can rest easy knowing your needs will be met.

Here are some key reasons why so many in Florida turn to Dr. Backeris and our practice at large:

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High Level of Expertise

Dr. Backeris is highly trained in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and provides unparalleled treatment planning for the health of his patient’s mouths, teeth, and jaws. Whether you have general dentistry needs or require specialized care — such as complex bone grafting or treatment for a TMJ disorder — you can feel confident that Dr. Backeris has what it takes to give you the personalized care you deserve.

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Advanced Technology

In addition to his extensive training, Dr. Backeris uses the latest low-dose radiation digital technology to give his patients the very best that modern oral treatment has to offer. From virtual surgical planning to intraoral scanners to digital smile design (DSD) technology, he utilizes resources that make your treatment process as safe, convenient, and rewarding as possible.

Background and Education

Doctorate of Dental Medicine University of Pittsburgh

  • Actively involved in the American Student Dental Association, Mission of Mercy
  • Inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society

Residency - Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago

  • Completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Services Offered by Dr. Backeris

Dr. Backeris provides a complete range of oral surgeries at our offices serving the Tampa Bay area, including:

Patients Rave About Dr. Backeris High Praise From Lutz to Sun Bay South


Robert Henderson


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Dr Backeris is an Excellent Oral Surgeon. He explained what he was going to do and performed the extraction and bone graft with precision and ease.

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Diana Owusu


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The doctors are simply the best. Blessed to have Dr. Backeris- his professionalism, attention to details, humility and expertise is second to none!

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More About Dr. Backeris

In his free time, Dr. Backeris and his fiancée, Cassie, enjoy traveling, exercising, dining, snow skiing, spending time out on the water, and raising their young greyhound, Delmar.

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Advanced Oral Surgery of Tampa

Dr. Jason EdwardsDr. Thomas Backeris, and Dr. Jason Blundell use the latest techniques and have advanced training. They are members of various notable organizations, including: 

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology

To request your consultation at our state-of-the-art office, call us at (813) 452-6380.

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