Stephen Rimer, B.D.S., PA
Meet Oral Surgeon Dr. Rimer
Dr Stephen Rimer received his BDS (Bachelor of Dental Science) degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He did his post graduate education in the United States at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and the University of Miami Medical School at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital in Miami. He completed a fellowship in orthognathic surgery and reconstructive jaw bone surgery at the University of Miami and maintains a private practice in oral maxillofacial surgery in Boca Raton, Florida.
Dr Rimer is board certified and has practiced in Boca Raton since 1983. He has lectured nationally and internationally. His specific area of interest and expertise is reconstructive jaw surgery [Orthognathic Surgery] for patients who have grown or developed incorrectly or as a result of trauma or surgical defects. He is also recognized as a leader in the field of bone grafting, SFOT and dental implantology.
Dr Rimer is specifically recognized for his understanding of interdisciplinary treatment planning as it relates to complex cases which require a multi-disciplinary team approach including plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthodontics, restorative and all other dental specialist and their inter-relationship with oral and maxillofacial surgery. To this end, he founded the D.E.A.L. (Dental Excellence, Advancement and Learning) Study Club 26 years ago to help coordinate treatment amongst his colleagues of these kinds of difficult cases and to help educate all members of the team as to the possibilities available in managing complex patient care.
His office has an unusual association with a Master Dental Technichian, a key member of any case planning.
In recognition of his diagnostic and treatment planning expertise, he was awarded the very special “Saul Schluger Award” in 2012 for Excellence in Comprehensive Care and Clinical Treatment Planning.
Dr. Rimer is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry which is limited to the top 100 worldwide leaders in Esthetic Dentistry. He is one of very few Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to be a member of this group.
He spends his free time doing wildlife photography amongst other activities.
Together with his son,he also runs a specialized Safari Travel company, Journeys Unforgettable. He is married, has 2 children and lives in Boca Raton.