Honors & Accomplishments

Dr. Metz and his staff believe that patient care should be comprehensive, courteous, and responsive to the individual needs and preference of each patient. So Dr. Metz hires only the most personable, motivated, friendly, experienced, educated, reliable and dependable professionals. Then, he commits to helping his team, your dental care providers, attend all area annual dental meetings and other hands-on courses to stay the very best they can be for you.

Dr. James Metz, DDS, FACD, ABDSM
General Dentist

Diplomat of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
Curriculum Vitae

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Ohio State University, 1969
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Ohio State University, 1973
United States Army, Commander Hohenfels Dental Clinic, Rank Major, 1973 - 1976
Private Practice; Coshocton, Ohio, 1976 - 1991; Columbus, Ohio, 1990 - Present
Expert Witness & Consultant-Ohio State Dental Board, 1995 - Present
Diplomate, American Board Dental Sleep Medicine, 2007 – Present
Affiliate Director of The Ohio State University Medical Center Sleep Fellowship Program 2008 – Present
Scientific Review Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 2012 – Present
Chair, Dental Interest Group, American Thoracic Society, 2014 – Present
Reviewer, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2015 – Present
Executive Board Member – American Thoracic Society/SRN 2016-Present

Offices and Positions Held:

Coshocton County Memorial Hospital Staff, 1976 - 1991
Chairman for Continuing Education, Muskingum Valley Dental Society, 1979 - 1990
Children’s Dental Health Month Chair, 1980 - 1985
Vice-President, Muskingum Valley Dental Society, 1985 - 1986
President, Muskingum Valley Dental Society, 1986 - 1987
Department of Pedodontics, Ohio State University, Clinical Professor, 1986 - 1990
Peer Review Committee, Ohio Dental Association, 1988 - 1989
Committee for Membership Services, Ohio Dental Association, 1988 - 1989
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Ohio State University, 1989 - 1990, 2001 - 2003
Department of Periodontics, First year graduate seminar, Head and Neck Anatomy/TMD, Ohio State University, Spring Quarter 1983 - 1999
Clinical Instructor, AGD Program, Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry, 1991 - 1997
National Dental Advisory Board, CNA Insurance Company, 1993 - 1999
Continuing Education Committee, Columbus Dental Society, 1997 - 2001
Peer Review Committee, Columbus Dental Society, 1998 - 2005
Dentsply / Ceramco, Advisory Board, 2000 - 2003
Public Relations Committee, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, 2007 – 2009
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine – Board of Directors 2009 – 2013
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine – Chair for Introductory Courses 2009 – 2013
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Course Development Committee, 2009 to 2012
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Vice Chair Annual Meeting (2013-2014)
American Thoracic Society – Chair of Dental Interest Group within the SRN Assembly, 2014 – Present
American Dental Association - Oral Appliances in the Management of Sleep-related Breathing Disorders workgroup, Council on Scientific Affairs, 2016 - present

Organizations:

American Dental Association
Ohio Dental Association
Muskingum Valley Dental Association (Associate)
Columbus Dental Society
American Academy of Restorative Dentistry
International Team for Implantology (ITI)
International Academy of Gnathology
American College of Dentists
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
European Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
American Thoracic Society

Publications:

Glass Ionomers, A Six Year Clinical Study, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, January, 1992
Glass Ionomers, A Nine Year Clinical Study, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, January, 1994
A Protocol for the Diagnosis of TMD, Privately Published, 2011
Scientific Investigation Committee Report, Am. Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Practice Locations:

US Army Dental Clinic, Hohenfels, Germany (1973-1976)
713 Main Street Coshocton, Ohio (1976-1990)
41 South High Street, Huntington Center, Columbus, Ohio (1990-2000)
1271 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio (2000-present)

Presentations:

Gnathology Conference, Ohio State University, Precision Attachments, Presentation, 1981
Ohio State University, Office Efficiency and Utilization, Presentation, 1981
Ohio State University, Office Efficiency and Utilization, Presentation, 1982
Department of Periodontics, Ohio State University, Graduate Program, Head and Neck Anatomy Spring Quarter Seminar, 1984 - 1999
Muskingum Valley Dental Society, TMJ Anatomy and Centric Relation, Presentation, 1986
Nixon Study Group, Dental Materials, Presentation, 1986
Muskingum Valley Dental Society, Laboratory and Porcelain Failures, Presentation, 1988
International Academy of Gnathology, Glass Ionomer vs. Zinc Phosphate, Table Clinic, 1989
American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Glass Ionomers, Table Clinic, 1991
McHorris Study Group, Glass Ionomers, Presentation, 1990
Ohio Dental Association, Annual Session, Glass Ionomers, Table Clinic, 1991
Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry, AGD Residents, TMJ and Centric Relation, Presentation, 1992, 1993, and 1994
North Coast Dental Meeting, Working Smarter Not Harder, A Restorative Presentation, 1992
Veterans Administration, Cleveland Residency Program, TMJ and Centric Relation, 1992
International Academy of Gnathology, Precision Margins, Table Clinic, 1993
Columbus Gnathological Academy; TMD, Equilibration
Technique, Waxing Course, Tooth Preparation, Impression Taking, Dental Materials, Laboratory Technique, Shade Matching, and Esthetics; Numerous Two Day Programs, Stressing “Hands On Technique”; 1993 - Present
Excellence In Esthetics Study Group, The Maryland Bridge, Presentation, 1994
Excellence In Esthetics Study Group, Empress and Low Fusing Porcelain, 1995
Ohio Dental Association, Annual Session, Precision Margins, First Place Table Clinic, Pursell-Heibert Award, 1994
American Dental Association; Annual Session; Margins, Margins, Margins!; Table Clinic, 1995
Ohio Dental Association, Annual Session, TMD As Related To Sleeping Position, Table Clinic, 1995
Columbus Gnathological Academy, Pizza and Beer Two-Hour Evening Programs - Stressing Excellence in Restorative Dentistry, 1995 - 2005
Ohio Dental Association; Annual Session; Leaf Gauge, Pivotal Appliance, and Differential Diagnosis of TMD; First Place Table Clinic; Pursell-Heibert Award, 1996
Ohio Dental Association; Annual Session; Color and Light in Ceramics; 1996
International Academy of Gnathology, Leaf Gauge, Pivotal Appliance, and Differential Diagnosis of TMD, Table Clinic, 1997
International Academy of Gnathology; Leaf Gauge, Pivotal Appliance, and Differential Diagnosis of TMD; Projected Clinic; 1997
Western Ohio Academy of Practice Administration, Restorative Dentistry – Two-day Presentation, 1997
Ohio Dental Association; Annual Session; Differential Diagnosis of TMD; First Place Table Clinic; Pursell-Heibert Award, 1998
Toledo Dental Society, Top Ten Ways to Improve Crown and Bridge, TMJ Diagnosis, and Color and Light – two
day presentation, 1998
American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, TMD Differential Diagnosis, Table Clinic, 1999
Ohio Dental Association; Annual Session; TMD – The Joint Patient; 1999
International Academy of Gnathology; TMD – The Joint Patient; Table Clinic; 1999
Ohio Dental Association; Annual Session; Stress Testing and Differential Diagnosis, 2000
CAIC, Defining the TMD Patient Who will Benefit from Occlusal Therapy, 2000
American Dental Association; Differential Diagnosis of TMD; Table Clinic, 2001
Columbus Dental Society, Eat and Learn, Differential Diagnosis of TMD, 2001
Ohio Dental Association; Annual Session; Differential Diagnosis of TMD; First Place Table Clinic; Pursell-Heibert Award, 2001
American Dental Association; Annual Session; Differential Diagnosis of TMD; Table Clinic, 2001
American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, TMD Splints, Table Clinic, 2002
North Coast Meeting, Cleveland, Top Ten Ways to Improve Crown and Bridge, 2002
Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, TMD Splints – When, Why, and How, Projected Clinic, 2003
Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, TMD Splints – When, Why, and How, Table Clinic, 2003
Canadian and American Study Group, Differential Diagnosis of TMD, Splints, and Occlusion, 2005
Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference, A Protocol for the Differential Diagnosis of TMD, 2005
Wake Forest University, A Protocol for the Differential Diagnosis of TMD, 2005
Thornton Apnea Group, TMD/Sleep Apnea, 2005
Northeastern Ohio Dental Society, TMD/Sleep Apnea, 2006
Department of Periodontics Graduate Students, TMD/Sleep Apnea, 2006
Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, Dentistry in Sleep Medicine, 2006
TMD: When, Why & How, 2006
Appliances for Adults with Sleep Disordered Breathing, 2006
Central Ohio Dental Society, Relationship of TMD to Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 2007
Incorporate Treatment for TMD/OSA in Your Practice, 2007
The Nightmare of OSA, Mansfield Dental Society, 2007
Columbus Dental Society, Eat and Learn, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 2009
Hocking Valley Dental Society, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 2009
Central Ohio Dental Society, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, 2009
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Protocol for the Diagnosis and Treatment of TMD, 2009
Detroit Dental Sleep Network, Dentistry in Sleep Medicine, 2010
International Dental Arts, Inc., Dentistry in Sleep Medicine, 2010
Chicago Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentofacial Therapy, Dentistry in Sleep Medicine, 2010
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Clinical Management of OAT: Titration, Teeth & TMJ, 2010
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, OSA Metabolism & Case Presentations, 2010
Introductory Dental Sleep Courses (more than 34 given to date)
Advanced Dental Sleep Courses (more than 26 given to date)
Ohio State University Medical Center Sleep Symposium, Dental Sleep Medicine, 2009, 2010, and 2011
Symposium, Wake Forest University, 2012
Head and Neck Anatomy Assistant Clinical Instructor, 2012
Seattle Study Club of New Jersey, Sleep Dentistry, 2012
Pacific Northwest Gnathology Study Club, Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine, 2010, 2011
Blatman Pain Clinic, TMJ Physical Examination, Diagnosis, 2012
Bethesda North Hospital, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, 2012
Charles Stuart Study Group, Dental Sleep Medicine, 2012
Mount Carmel Health System, Oral Appliances and COPD, 2013
Ateneo Odontologico Mexicano, TMD/Sleep, 2013
Dental Laboratory Association of Texas, Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine and OAT, 2013
Dr. Jason Stoner’s Hygiene Study Club, Sleep Dentistry, 2013
Dayton Dental Society, Advanced Sleep Dentistry, 2013
Hocking Valley Dental Society, Sleep Dentistry, 2013
Ohio Sleep Society, Dental Sleep Medicine, 2013
Chinese Medical Sleep Association, Huangshan, Oral Appliance Therapy, 2013
Muskingum Valley Dental Society, Sleep Medicine, 2013
Yangsi Hospital, Shanghai, China, Sleep Medicine, 2013
Am. A. of Restorative Dentistry, Titration of Oral Appliances, 2014
CDR Study Club, New Orleans, Sleep Medicine, 2014
LSU Grad Pros, Marco Brindis, Sleep Medicine, 2014
Am. A. of Dental Sleep Medicine, The Three Parameters for Titration of a Mandibular Advancement Device, 2014
Am. A. of Dental Sleep Medicine, Meet the Professor, 2014
Advanced TMD Treatment and Diagnosis, 2014
Charles Stuart Study Group, Dental Sleep Medicine, 2014
CAIC, Sleep Medicine, 2014
Georgia Regents University Grad Pros Program, Gerard Chiche, Sleep Medicine, Grad Students, Faculty, and Seniors, 2014
Muskingum Valley Dental Society, Sleep Medicine, 2015
American Academy of Physiological Medicine & Dentistry, Titration of Oral Appliances, 2015
Klabunde Seattle Study Group, 2015
Sakamoto Study Group, 2015
Step Up to Advanced Sleep Dentistry, twice yearly, 2012-Present
Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, 2015
North Coast Specialists Study Group, 2015
Advanced Sleep Dentistry, AADSM, 2015
American Equilibration Society, Chicago, 2016
Russell W. Bunting Periodontal Society, Ann Arbor, 2016

Major Continuing Education:

Richard Huffman and John Regenos Reconstruction Course, OSU
J. M. Ney, Laboratory Technician Course for Ceramics and Casting
William McHorris Reconstruction Courses (All Phases and teaching assistant)
Robert Lee Occlusion Course
Clifford Fox Occlusion Course
Robert Fadal Casting Course
William McHorris Study Course
Individual Study, William McHorris
Individual Study, John Regenos
Ohio State University, Department of Restorative Dentistry Course Work
Carl Misch Implant Course
American Straight Wire Orthodontics
Ivoclar, I. P. S. Empress Advanced Course
Head and Neck Anatomy, Wright State University, Midwest Center for Head Pain Management
Life Essence, Advanced Porcelain and Light Transmission Course
Sleep Review Seminar, K&M Medical Inc.
The Realities of Regenerative & Implant Therapy: 3-day mini residency
Interdisciplinary Esthetics: The Interdependence of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Level 1, 2, and 3, Dr. Bob Winter, Dr. Pat Allen; 2005 – 2007
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Diplomate 2007
American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine: Intro and Advanced Dental Sleep Medicine Courses, 2008-2015
Founder, Sleep Dentistry Continuum, Columbus, Ohio 2010-present

Personal:

United Way Board of Directors, 1976 - 1981
Oral Health / Oral Cancer Instructor; Coshocton, Ridgewood, and Riverview Schools, 1976 - 1990; Managed Program
Health and Human Services Advisory Board, 1976 - 1978
Science Fair Judge, Coshocton County Schools, 1981 - 1990
President, Coshocton County Historical Society, 1981 - 1984
Grace Methodist Church, Outreach Committee, 1981 - 1982
President, Coshocton County Restoration Society, 1981 - 1983
Chairman, Fund Raising Committee, Chalfant Church, 1982 - 1983
Coshocton Canal Days Festival, Parade Judge Coordinator, 1984 - 1987
Children’s Dental Clinic, Board of Directors, Vice-President, 1985 - 1990
Children’s Dental Clinic, Fund Raising Committee, 1985 - 1990
Referee and Coach, Soccer League of Coshocton, 1986 - 1989
Elder, Presbyterian Church of North America, 1987 - 1989
American Cancer Society, Medical Advisory Board, 1987 - 1990
Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Marketing Committee, 1993 -1998
Columbus Landmarks Foundation – Greenlawn Abby Committee, 2006 – 2011
Ohio Dental Political Action Committee, Steering Committee, 2010 -- Present

 

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