Gregory M. Ness DDS, FACS

Dr. Greg Ness grew up moving every few years, including overseas, then settled in Central Ohio in 1992 to join the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery faculty at The Ohio State University. He received his dental degree from Case Western Reserve

University and his residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio. In 2005, he moved to Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, where he was also a full-time faculty member, and then returned to Ohio State in 2011. He has taught oral and maxillofacial surgery to dental students and residents for almost three decades, with special emphasis on nonsurgical and surgical therapy for temporomandibular joint disease. He has served on the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as examiner, Section Co-Chair, and as content expert for temporomandibular joint disease and orofacial pain. He also serves on numerous other national, regional and local committees and organizations, including the Board of Directors of the American Dental Education Association, and is a past President of the American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons.

“I am excited about focusing on caring for patients and helping lead our specialty.” – Dr. Ness