Dr. Buschman was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo., and graduated from Truman State University in 1992 with a B.S. Biology. After college, he attended The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry and graduated, with special distinction, in the top 5% of his class. Dr. Buschman continued his training at The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, from 1996-2000.

Prior to his goal of becoming an educator, Dr. Buschman wanted the experience of having a successful private practice, and founded Southwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, inc., in Lawton, Oklahoma. He began teaching Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office at OUCOD in 2003, and returned to the classroom in 2011 to obtain a masters in education from Cameron University in 2013

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In 2016 Dr. Buschman sold Southwest Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and accepted a full time academic appointment at Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine.  Continuing his passion for teaching in 2017 Dr. Buschman founded New Millennium Dental Continuing Education, and currently has several multimedia CE courses, a YouTube channel, and lectures worldwide.

Dr. Buschman is working on his first text book publication which should be available soon.


Masters of Education

  • Cameron University, Div. of The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents, Lawton, Oklahoma
    Graduation 2013, Magna Cum Laude

Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 1996-2000
    Chief Resident 1999-2000
    Residency exchange to Pretoria, South Africa under Professor Johan Ryneke July 1999

Dental School, Doctor of Dental Surgery

  • The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry July 1992- May 1996
    Graduated Cum Laude, rank: 3rd of 48, G.P.A.: 3.620


  • Baylor College of Dentistry, July 1995

​Undergraduate College

  • Truman University, Kirksville, Mo.
    B.S. Biology 1992


  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons – Fellow, Diplomate
  • OKU dental
  • Phi Beta Kappa Academic
  • Kappa Delta Pi Education
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Societies
  • Board Certified Since 2004
  • Re-certification in 2014
  • Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Oklahoma Society of Oral Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • Oklahoma Dental Association
  • Former house of representatives
  • State Board of Dentistry 5 year term
  • Chair Anesthesia Advisory Committee
  • State Board of Dentistry
  • Western Regional Exam Board
  • Examiner 2007-11
  • South Central District past president – 2002-03
  • Comanche County Dental Society
  • Former president 2001-02
  • Executive Board Platt College
  • Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra Board president
  • J. Dean Robertson Society Presidents Gold Member
  • Ok mom surgical lead 6yrs
  • Guest Lecturer and Professor The International University for Medicine
  • Baise
  • Guanxi
  • China Christian Medical and Dental Society



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