Meet Dr. Moores

Oral Surgeon

Dr. Moores Oakland Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center

I am originally from the metro Detroit area and graduated from Detroit Catholic Central High School in 1983. From there, I began my undergraduate studies at the University of Detroit. After 3 years, I applied to and was accepted at the University of Detroit Dental School. During my time there, I took an interest in oral surgery and received awards from the Oral Surgery, Orthodontic and Periodontic departments. After my graduation in 1990, I decided to continue my Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Loyola University Foster McGaw Hospital in Maywood, Illinois. During this 4 year residency I received training in Anesthesia, Facial Trauma, Pathology, Orthognathic and Reconstructive, Implants and Dentoalveolar surgeries. After its completion in 1994, I decided to return to my Michigan roots and begin private practice with Oakland Oral Surgery. At Oakland Oral Surgery, I have been fortunate to work with a group of like minded partners for many years. We believe in treating every patient as if they were family. While no one looks forward to having a surgical procedure performed, it is my goal to make it painless and stress free in a comfortable, professional environment.

I became board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in 1996 and have since been re-certified in 2004 and 2014 to maintain my Diplomate status. I am a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and belong to numerous professional organizations including Omicron Kappa Upsilon. I have served as President of the Western Branch of the Detroit District Dental Society and taken part in writing the Michigan State Specialty Board exam.

Currently, I am on staff at Huron Valley and St. John Macomb hospitals.

In my free time, sports and the outdoors have always been a big part of my life. I enjoy working out and have coached youth football and baseball for over 12 years. I have been happily married to my wife Teresa since 1992 and we have 3 wonderful children together.

I look forward to the opportunity to meet you and take part in your dental care.


Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

The Detroit Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The American Dental Association

The Michigan Dental Association

The Detroit District Dental Society

The Macomb Dental Society

American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Alpha Sigma Nu

Dr. Moores is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support by the American Heart Association.

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