As an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon (OMS), Dr. Bath is highly qualified to perform a wide range of facial cosmetic procedures. Interestingly, many OMS doctors actually receive more extensive training in face, neck and jaw procedures than plastic surgeons who must learn these areas in addition to the entire body.
Hailing from western Pennsylvania, Dr. Bath is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon who studied chemistry and biology at Erie’s Gannon University before earning his DMD from Ohio’s prestigious Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Bath completed his OMS residency and served as a chief resident at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Mt. Sinai Medical Center, also in Cleveland, where he received extensive training in laser-assisted procedures along with facial, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. During this time, Dr. Bath was honored with the AAOMS excellence award in oral surgery.
Dr. Bath is a published author of cosmetic as well as OMS journal articles along with an oral surgery textbook chapter. He travels extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad to provide and receive training in dental implant and aesthetic techniques. His unique lecturing style emphasizes novel clinical approaches to OMS and cosmetic procedures which have brought him to the forefront of his specialty.
He is noted for engaging practitioners with techniques that can be easily implemented in all stages of oral surgery and aesthetic careers. Dr. Bath has presented his findings and techniques throughout the U.S. before the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS), the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons (AACS) and American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians (AAOCP) among others. Dr. Bath has also appeared on the international stage addressing OMS and cosmetic practitioners in Canada and Spain. A complete list of his professional affiliations appears below.
As an early adopter of new technology, Dr. Bath is presently pioneering minimally-invasive methods of combining 3-D CBCT imaging with dynamic guided surgery. This pairing allows for ideal implant placement and alveolar ridge development in most atrophic situations. His was among the first OMS practices in central Ohio to incorporate CBCT imaging into daily use, and Dr. Bath was the first OMS surgeon worldwide to offer dynamic guided surgery with XNAV technology as a routine component of patient care. Impressively, Dr. Bath was invited to address the 100th anniversary of the prestigious AAOMS national meeting in Chicago where he was asked to discuss his novel uses of dynamic guided surgery.
Dr. Bath practices in the Columbus, Ohio area where he serves as director of The Ohio Center for Oral, Facial & Implant Surgery (The OC). The OC includes two OMS offices and one cosmetics office, Bella Cosmedica. Regionally, he is recognized for his annual Extractions on the House (EOTH) charitable event which provides complimentary dental extractions for those in need. Since its 2009 inception, Dr. Bath’s EOTH event has received two community awards and provided nearly $100,000 in free care.
In his spare time, Dr. Bath enjoys photography, music, movies, playing electric guitar and following the Pittsburgh Steelers and The Ohio State Buckeyes. Dr. Bath lives in suburban Columbus along with his wife, two daughters, African grey parrot Pojo and English bulldog Diesel.