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Dr. James Appiah DMD

Dr. James Appiah is an oral surgeon with an excellent chairside manner and a passion for providing the highest standard of care to his patients. 

Dr. Appiah grew up in Ghana and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, where he graduated at the top of his class. While there he received many honors, including The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ACOMS) Dental Student Award for Academic and Clinical Achievement, Dr. Daniel Seldin Award for Exceptional Clinical Skills in Oral Surgery, and the Straumann Academic Scholarship Pre-Doctoral Implant Award. 

After dental school, Dr. Appiah went to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in New Jersey and completed their 4-year oral and maxillofacial surgery training program. While there he served as Chief Resident in his final year. 

When not taking care of patients, Dr. Appiah enjoys reading, soccer, personal development and fitness.