Meet The Surgeons

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Dr. Edward May

Doctor May received his dental training at Northwestern University Dental School. He was subsequently accepted into a one year residency in Anesthesia at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and then returned to Northwestern University to complete his surgical training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

After his graduation in 1991, he joined the faculty at the University of Chicago, where he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery and the Department of Pediatrics. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally, and has participated in humanitarian efforts in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan.

He began his practice in the Red River Valley in 1999, and in addition to the general practice of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he has a specific interest in dental implant reconstruction with challenging esthetic requirements.

Dr. May is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Board Certified) and a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Dental Association. He has also been inducted as a Fellow in the International College of Dentists.

His personal interests include power lifting, target shooting, hunting, and spending time with his boys, Harrison and Conor.

For a complete look at Doctor May's education and experience, you can look through his Curriculum Vitae.

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Dr. Corbett Haas DDS, MD

Dr. Haas moved to Fargo in July 2018 following completion of his residency training in Boston, MA. He is originally from Anchorage, Alaska where he developed a love for hiking, salmon fishing and skiing as well as fanaticism for all Boston sports starting with the Red Sox at age 5 (his childhood Boston Terrier was named Nomar!). Following completion of his undergraduate training at University of Alaska Anchorage, he moved to Seattle, WA where he attended dental school at The University of Washington. After this, he completed a 1-year preliminary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery internship at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

During this grueling year, Dr. Haas was formally accepted into the program and completed his residency training at the combined MGH/Harvard Medical School Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program. As part of this unique and comprehensive training, he received his Medical Degree from Harvard Medical School in May 2015. He also completed 2 years of accredited general surgery training and 5 months of general anesthesia training all at “The MGH”. Fun fact: in 1868, the first public demonstration of general anesthesia was performed at the MGH surgical amphitheater, now known as The Ether Dome. His oral surgical training was complete with an emphasis on corrective jaw surgery, trauma, dentoalveolar procedures, dental implants and safe and effective anesthesia. He is proud to bring what he has learned to Fargo where he continues to stay current and educated by way of continuing education and community involvement. He is board certified with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. 

In his free time, Dr. Haas enjoys spending time with his wife Rachel and their three kids, Isabel, Peter and Franklin, all of whom are under the age of 10. He has also developed a painful obsession with golf and can often be found in the woods of the Fargo/Moorhead golf courses searching for his lost golf balls. 

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Dr. Ryan Smart

Dr. Smart grew up in the country in rural Montana and moved to Boston, Massachusetts where he received his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine graduating Summa Cum Laude.  He was subsequently accepted into Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program.  Upon completion of his medical degree and combined General Surgery/Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training program, Dr. Smart went on to do further training at Louisiana State University, Shreveport, Louisiana to complete a fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery.  Dr. Smart is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of North Dakota.  He has published over a dozen research articles, book chapters and has given several lectures around the United States and Fargo-Moorhead area.

Dr. Smart’s clinical interests include dental implants, management of wisdom teeth, tooth extraction, soft tissue and bone grafting, cosmetic facial surgery, including face and neck lift, rhinoplasty, facial implant therapy such as zygomatic and pterygoid implants as well as reconstructive surgery including major jaw, face, neck and scalp reconstruction.  He also treats head and neck cancer, benign jaw cysts and tumors as well as conditions of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).  He uses 3D technology in dentistry and surgery for guided surgery, surgical navigation and custom reconstructive techniques.

Above all, Dr. Smart is an advocate for his patients and strives to partner with them in their treatment needs every step of the way while keeping his clients’ comfort and safety a top priority.

Dr. Smart resides in the Fargo-Moorhead area with his wife, Kim and two school-aged children.  He enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his family and martial arts.

For a complete look at Dr. Smart’s education and experience you can look through his Curriculum Vitae. 

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