Meet Our Team
Meet The Doctors
Jeffrey Gross DDS FAGD
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 440.892.1810.
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.
Louis Malcmacher DDS MAGD
Dr. Louis Malcmacher maintains a general and cosmetic dental practice in Bay Village, Ohio and has been a practicing dentist since his graduation from Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in 1981. He earned Mastership status in the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry, an achievement that is attained by less than 1% of dentists. In an effort to provide his patients with cutting edge cosmetic dentistry,
Dr. Malcmacher has completed more than 3,500 hours in the past five years of continuing education in the area of cosmetic dental services, crown and bridge dentistry, and dental surgery.
In addition to his dental practice, Dr. Malcmacher is an internationally renowned dental lecturer and author, offering lectures to more than 10,000 dental professionals each year. He teaches techniques in advanced cosmetic dentistry including no reduction Lumineers, Cristal Veneers, Botox, and Juvederm. He works closely with dental manufacturers as a consultant and clinical researcher in developing new products and techniques. He has spoken all over the world educating dentists on how to better treat their patients.
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
Joyce has been our office manager for 25+ years. She welcomes everyone into The Healthy Smile family. With her knowledge, Joyce will help you maximize your dental benefits and thoroughly explain every treatment plan. When she is not at the office, Joyce treasures her time spent with her nine grandchildren.
Doreen has been our dental assistant for 15+ years. Her nurturing and caring style puts every patient at ease, no matter what the dental procedure might be. Doreen is all about spending her free time with her family.
Tina has been our hygienist for 4 years. A Buckeye graduate, her gentle touch and encouragement helps you to develop and maintain excellent oral health. Tina is also a fitness trainer and a foodie.