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Dr. James Blank, D.D.S.

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Dr. Blank operates on the leading edge of modern dentistry. He has long provided world-class dental care, working diligently to reduce complexity in dentistry, grow his knowledge, and refine his practice. Dr. Blank is also a small business owner of multiple industry-relevant companies and received special recognition by the Dayton Business Journal as one of 40 Top Business Leaders Under 40…

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Passionate about continued education, Dr. Blank has completed advanced training in sleep medicine, TMJ therapy, dental implant surgery and restoration, prosthodontics, occlusion, cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, and dental technology. He enjoys sharing his experience and insights and is faculty dentist and lecturer at The Metz Center for Sleep Apnea, as well as a national touring lecturer for study clubs and medical groups across the country, including the world’s leading dental practitioners and researchers at the prestigious American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Blank earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2004, is a co-founder of the Columbus Interdisciplinary Dental Study Club and is an active member of American Thoracic Society, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International Team for Implantology, and the Sfumato Study Club.

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Dr. James Metz, D.D.S.

Founder

Dr. James Metz is a 1973 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, while serving in the US Army he attained the rank of Major. Today, he maintains a restorative dental practice with an emphasis on dental sleep medicine and reconstructive dentistry, both of which are being utilized, along with the surgical orthodontics (Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Treatment). The goal of which is to address the major health issues of the today, Hypertension and Type II Diabetes, to help restore and maintain the health of the individual.

Dr Metz is member of the American Dental Association’s Scientific Investigation Committee Workgroup, which is defining the role of the Oral Appliance for the control of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, as well as, the Scientific Investigation Committee of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry for Sleep Dentistry for Sleep Dentistry. He has served on the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine board of directors, course development committee, public relations committee, chair for both the Introductory and Advanced Course of Dental Sleep Medicine, and vice-chair of the AADSM Annual Meeting in 2014. He is a board member of the Ohio Sleep Society. Metz is the founder and current chair for the Dental Interest Group of the American Thoracic Society. As a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and International Academy of Gnathology he has pursued excellence in the field of Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Metz is also a member of the American College of Dentists, American Dental Association, and served as president of the Muskingum Valley Dental Association.

Each year Dr Metz gives many graduate level, Continuing Education Courses and has been the Keynote speaker for many national meetings. He concentrates his efforts mainly in the United States and People’s Republic of China.

Dr Metz’s current research with Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and Headache have lead to the completion of a 148 consecutive patient study, soon to be published through the Northwestern University School of Medicine. The outcomes, using his techniques, have compared favorably to CPAP therapy for mild, moderate, and even severe OSA patients. It has also produced and new method for the control of chronic headache.

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Our Doctors

Dr. James Blank

Dr. James Blank, D.D.S.

Dr. Amy Lahm

Dr. Bonnie H. Brown, D.D.S.

Dr. Bill Waddell

Dr. Justin Shiflett, D.D.S.

Dr. James Blank, D.D.S.

Dr. Blank operates on the leading edge of modern dentistry. He has long provided world-class dental care, working diligently to reduce complexity in dentistry, grow his knowledge, and refine his practice. Dr. Blank is also a small business owner of multiple industry-relevant companies and received special recognition by the Dayton Business Journal as one of 40 Top Business Leaders Under 40.

Passionate about continued education, Dr. Blank has completed advanced training in sleep medicine, TMJ therapy, dental implant surgery and restoration, prosthodontics, occlusion, cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, and dental technology. He enjoys sharing his experience and insights and is faculty dentist and lecturer at The Metz Center for Sleep Apnea, as well as a national touring lecturer for study clubs and medical groups across the country, including the world’s leading dental practitioners and researchers at the prestigious American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Blank earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2004, is a co-founder of the Columbus Interdisciplinary Dental Study Club and is an active member of American Thoracic Society, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International Team for Implantology, and the Sfumato Study Club.

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Dr. Bonnie H. Brown, D.D.S.

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Dr. Justin Shiflett, D.D.S.

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Dr. James Blank

Dr. James Blank, D.D.S.

BDG Springfield, Hilliard, Powell & Columbus

Dr. James Blank, D.D.S.

Dr. Blank operates on the leading edge of modern dentistry. He has long provided world-class dental care, working diligently to reduce complexity in dentistry, grow his knowledge, and refine his practice. Dr. Blank is also a small business owner of multiple industry-relevant companies and received special recognition by the Dayton Business Journal as one of 40 Top Business Leaders Under 40.

Passionate about continued education, Dr. Blank has completed advanced training in sleep medicine, TMJ therapy, dental implant surgery and restoration, prosthodontics, occlusion, cosmetic dentistry, dental materials, and dental technology. He enjoys sharing his experience and insights and is faculty dentist and lecturer at The Metz Center for Sleep Apnea, as well as a national touring lecturer for study clubs and medical groups across the country, including the world’s leading dental practitioners and researchers at the prestigious American Academy of Restorative Dentistry.

Dr. Blank earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2004, is a co-founder of the Columbus Interdisciplinary Dental Study Club and is an active member of American Thoracic Society, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International Team for Implantology, and the Sfumato Study Club.

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Dr. Bonnie H. Brown

Dr. Bonnie H. Brown, D.D.S.

Dr. Bonnie H. Brown, D.D.S.

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Dr. Bill Waddell

Dr. Justin Shiflett, D.D.S.

Dr. Justin Shiflett, D.D.S.

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