Why Choose Arkansas Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
When it comes to choosing an oral or maxillofacial surgeon, we know that you have options. We offer personalized, gentle, comprehensive patient care because we value high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction.
From the front desk to the exam room, our practice is comprised of professional, compassionate medical experts who are dedicated to making your health and comfort their number one priority. Dr. Praetzel and Dr. Baldwin provide top-of-the-line care using state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge surgical techniques.
We offer a full range of surgical services for the face, teeth, and jaw. Our surgical team specializes in oral surgery and corrective jaw surgery, including common procedures such as dental implants and wisdom teeth removal.
When you work with us, you’re supported by experts with thousands of hours of surgical experience, so you can rest easy knowing you’re in the best hands in Hot Springs.
Choosing Arkansas Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons means choosing a surgical team with years of experience in providing the best surgical and patient care available. We look forward to earning your trust.
Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Praetzel and Dr. Baldwin offer a full range of oral surgery services. 100% of our practice is devoted to surgical procedures having to do with the teeth, jaws, and face. This specialization has allowed our surgical team to deepen their focus and refine their expertise to create a practice that produces visibly superior results.
AOMS was founded on the belief that our patients should come first. Our team’s first commitment is to meet all of your health needs while ensuring that your experience is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. It’s this commitment to excellence and service that has allowed our practice to grow! We are so grateful for our high percentage of repeat patients and those who have referred their family and friends.
Dr. Aaron Baldwin
Dr. Baldwin is a Hot Springs, Arkansas, native. He has completed his specialty training, and he served as the chief resident in the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency program at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Baldwin specializes in orthognathic surgery, facial trauma and reconstruction, dentoalveolar surgery, and dental implants. He also serves on the facial trauma and reconstruction team at CHI St. Vincent in Hot Springs.
Dr. Daron Praetzel
Dr. Praetzel is from Erie, Pennsylvania. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, and he served for 13 years as an active duty surgeon with the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Praetzel also founded the “Faces of Foundation,” which is a non-profit organization that provides facial surgery to correct cosmetic and functional deformities for patients who otherwise would not be able to have surgery.