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MATTHEW J. MESSINA, D.D.S. - Fairview Park, OH Dentist
Dr. Messina maintains a full-time private practice in Fairview Park, Ohio. He is married to Denise, his wife of 27 years, and has three children; Caitlin, Michael, and Brian.
Dr. Messina's practice is renowned for providing comprehensive dentistry in a caring, supportive environment. Dr. Messina has repeatedly been selected in a vote by his peers as a "Top Dentist" as recognized by Northern Ohio Live magazine.
Dr. Messina is a nationally recognized spokesperson for dentistry, having appeared on ABC's Good Morning America, CNN, NPR radio, WTAM radio, and in numerous publications, including USA Today, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, Prevention magazine, Reader's Digest, Ladies Home Journal, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, and Men's Health.
Dr. Messina was recently named to the Visting Faculty at the prestigious Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL. The Pankey Institute provides continuing education for dentists in order to allow them to improve the health and well-being of their patients by achieving professional excellence and advanced skills.
American Dental Association
Ohio Dental Association
Greater Cleveland Dental Society
Delta Sigma Delta Fraternity
Pierre Fauchard Academy
International College of Dentists
American College of Dentists
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Honors and Awards
Fellowship in International College of Dentists (1996 inductee)
Fellowship in American College of Dentists (1997 inductee)
Callahan Memorial Award (OSU College of Dentistry Valedictorian)
Omicron Kappa Upsilon
Pierre Fauchard Academy Award
American Academy of Dental Radiology Award
A.R.Weprin Clinical Scholarship Award
Phi Kappa Phi
Michigan State University, College of Natural Science - Dan Bolin Award (academic excellence and service)
Michigan State University Council - Twenty-five Outstanding Seniors Award
Collins, G.B.; Kotz, M.; Janesz, J.W.; Messina, M.J.; Ferguson, T; “Alcoholism in the Families of Bulimic Anorexics” Cleveland Clinic Quarterly 52:65-67. Spring, 1985.
Collins, G.B.; Janesz, J.M.; Byerly-Thrope, J.; Forsythe, S.B.; Messina, M.J. “The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Alcoholism Rehabilitation Program: A Treatment Outcome Study” Cleveland Clinic Quarterly 52:245-251. Summer, 1985.
Collins, G.B.; Brosnihan, K.B.; Zuti, M.A.; Messina, M.J.; Gupta, M.K.; Kotz, M. “Neuroendocrine Fluid Balance and Behavioral Profile of Alcoholics in Response to an Ethanol Challenge” Cleveland Clinic Quarterly 59:351-355. December, 1992.
(TV, radio, and print interviews)
Chemistry and Physics
Chairman, Parish Pastoral Council, St. Angela Merici Parish
Chairman, Vision Beyond 2000 Committee, St. Angela School
Committee on the New Dentist
Executive Editor, ODA Publications
Greater Cleveland Dental Society President
Ohio State University Dental Alumni Assn.
Board of Directors
Saint Joseph Academy
Sports Boosters, President
Mentor, Ohio Summa cum Laude
East Lansing, Michigan Summa cum Laude
College of Dentistry Summa cum Laude
Columbus, Ohio Class Rank #1
Good Samaritan Hospital Residency 1988
Key Biscayne, FL Esthetics; Implants