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Dr. Meng Tong obtained his first Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001 from the West China College of Stomatology from Sichuan University. He then completed his oral surgery residency training and obtained his doctoral degree in head and neck cancer research in 2004 from Sichuan University in China. Dr. Tong then moved to the United States and did his postdoctoral research at Ohio State University College of Dentistry during 2006 and 2013. Dr. Tong then obtained his second Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2015. Dr. Tong states he chose the dental profession, because oral health is an indispensable part of everyone’s overall health. He believes dentistry is the fine art of oral healthcare, which entails broad knowledge, rich experiences, precise hand skills and most importantly, a caring heart. He enjoys practicing dentistry and providing great oral healthcare to all of his patients.
Dr. Tong continues to expand his vast knowledge base by attending continuing education courses in implantology, IV sedation and periodontal surgery among many more. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the Ohio Dental Association. Dr. Tong has received various awards throughout his professional life, including the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2010 and the Award for Excellence in Evidence Based Dentistry from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine in 2015.
In his spare time, Dr. Tong enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He attends Tai chi class every weekend, which helps him relax and improves his overall body balance. Dr. Tong also enjoys photography and digital graphic design. He lives by Vince Lombardi’s words, “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”