Meet Dr. Cross

Education:

1980: Pre-Med, University of Virginia – Charlottesville, VA           

1984: B.S. Biology Jacksonville University – Jacksonville, FL

1988: D.D.S. Howard University College of Dentistry – Washington, DC

1991: Certificate, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Howard University Hospital – Washington, DC

2001: M.D. University of Health Sciences School of Medicine – St. Johns, W.I.

Licensure – North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC

Professional Experience:

2015 – 2016: Present: Private Practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Charlotte, North Carolina

2011 – 2013: Clear Choice Dental Implant Center – Fort Mill, South Carolina

2000 – 2016: Private Practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Columbia, South Carolina

1991 – 1999: Private Practice in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Academic Appointments:

1991 – 1999: Attending, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Temple University Hospital – Pennsylvania

1991 – 1999: Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Temple University Dental School

 

Certifications:

Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Re-Certified, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology

National Board of Dental Examiners (Parts I and II)

Southern Regional Testing Agency

Northeast Regional Board of Dentistry

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Adult & Pediatric Basic Life Support

 

Professional Organizations:

Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Fellow, National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, National Society

Fellow, International Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists

Fellow, South Carolina Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

American Dental Association

National Dental Association

Executive Member Board of Trustees Oak Hill Academy

 

Professional Awards and Honors:

President, National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Chairman, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Palmetto Health Hospitals

Chief Resident, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Howard University Hospital

Chief Resident of the Year District of Columbia General Hospital

Attending Physician, District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission

Howard University College of Dentistry Senior Oral Surgery Award

Areas of Interests:

Impacted Wisdom Teeth, Dental Implants, Bone Grafting, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Oral and Facial Pathology, 3D CBCT DentaI implant Treatment Planning, General Anesthesia and Intravenous Sedation