Meet Our Team

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Jeffrey Gross is the owner of The Healthy Smile Dental Center and oversees its dental team. He performs all of the important dental procedures here at the center and takes an active interest in making the office and its staff as friendly and helpful as possible for our valued clients. You can make Dr. Gross your personal, family or corporate dentist by scheduling an exam or calling our clinic at 440.951.7856.

Education & Areas of Expertise

Dr. Gross is a graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry. He graduated early and at the top of his class completing an accelerated dental program. After achieving over 300 hours of surgical training and graduating, he opened his first practice in Eastlake, Ohio. He now possesses more than 40 years of experience handling general and cosmetic dentistry along with some modern specialties.


Dr. Gross has also been awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) meaning he has been recognized by other general dentists as a leader who exemplifies the importance of quality continuing dental education.To earn the FAGD, a dentist must complete a minimum of 500 continuing dental education credit hours, pass a comprehensive exam and have been an AGD member for three continuous years.

Dr. Gross’ experience with surgical training in implant dentistry makes him one of only a few general dentists in the United States who is qualified to perform this type of surgery instead of referring their patients to someone else.

In addition to his practice, Dr. Gross is a prolific speaker and thought leader on dental issues and oral health. He has given talks before many different audiences on topics ranging from bone grafting and implantology to more personal topics such as dealing with difficult patients. While he now spends more time at his practice than touring talk circuits, he continues to keep up with the latest developments in modern dentistry.

Dr. Gross teaches part-time in the graduate periodontal program at the Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Northeast Ohio Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Gross resides in Cleveland Heights, Ohio with his wife and their lovely pets. He has four grown children and eleven grandchildren. He leads a heart healthy lifestyle, following a plant based diet and is a daily yoga practitioner and runner. Follow him on Instagram jsgross1836 and learn some of his delicious vegan recipes! When not in the office or home, Dr. Gross is very active in his community’s synagogues and Jewish institutions. 

Meet the Staff

Our experienced and positive staff strives to make every visit to our clinic as comfortable as it can possibly be. You’ll probably see some of these smiling faces when you visit our clinic for the first time. They would love to hear any questions you have about the dental services we provide and are ready to help you with whatever you need while you’re in the office

Megan – Meet Megan our new office manager! Call Megan to set up a cleaning and checkup with our hygienists Sarah or Shani or an appointment with Dr. Gross!

Sarah – Meet the lovely Sarah! She has been a hygienist with us since 2011 and has been in the dental field since 2009! Wouldn’t you want someone with a smile like that cleaning your teeth???

Shani – Meet Shani! She has been working in the office as a hygienist since 2003. She is a very warm and caring person and loves seeing you!

Nikki – This is our beautiful Dental Assistant Nikki! She has been with the office for 2 years and in the dental field for 7

Krysta – Krysta is our latest addition to our staff. Her infectious laugh which is loved by all helps make our office a fun experience for our patients. Her great personality is equally matched with her work ethic and professionalism.

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