Craig M. Misch, D.D.S, M.D.S.
Specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics and Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
Dr. Craig Misch received his dental degree from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1985, graduating Omicron Kappa Upsilon (top 5%). Thereafter, he practiced with his brother Dr. Carl Misch for three years at Michigan Implant Dentistry, one of the first practices in the country to focus on dental implant treatment. Dr. Misch then decided to specialize and attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine where he received a certificate in Prosthodontics in 1990. He also completed a fellowship in oral implantology at the University of Pittsburgh and in 1992 was awarded a Master of Dental Science degree for his research on dental implants. Dr. Misch was appointed Co-Director of the University of Pittsburgh Oral Implant Center and taught implant dentistry to the postdoctoral residents. An interest in jaw reconstructive surgery led him to enter a four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Francis Medical Center and Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. He completed his advanced surgical training in 1999 and moved to practice in Florida.
Dr. Misch is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry. He is a Clinical Associate Professor and teaches at four dental schools including the University of Florida, the University of Michigan, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Misch is an honored member of numerous dental organizations including Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also active in several dental organizations. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Osseointegration and is Chairman of the Education Committee for the Osteo Science Foundation. Dr. Misch is Editor in Chief of the Quintessence publication, The International Journal of Oral Implantology. He also serves on the editorial boards of several other dental journals including the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Oral Implantology, and Dentistry Today.
Dr. Misch has published over 70 scientific articles and 22 textbook chapters on dental implants, bone grafting, and implant prosthodontics. He has been the main podium speaker at numerous conferences including the American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Association of Periodontology, American College of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In addition, he has lectured extensively throughout North and South America, as well as Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Dentistry Today has recognized Dr. Misch as one of the “Leaders in Continuing Dental Education”. He is a consultant and has performed clinical research for many dental manufactures. Dr. Misch serves on the advisory board for the Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center providing grants for research on tissue engineering for dental, oral, and craniofacial tissues.