Meet Our Oral Surgeon
Dr. J. Terrence O’Neill, DDS has been providing quality oral surgical care with OMSA in the Fort Wayne area since 2011. He is a graduate of Center Grove High School in Greenwood, Indiana. Dr. O’Neill attended Indiana State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science magna cum laude. He then completed dental school at Indiana University graduating summa cum laude. While in dental school, Dr. O’Neill received many awards including the Glenn J. Pell Award for outstanding achievement in oral surgery and the Dentsply International Student Clinician Award for top honors in dental research. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the Isaac Knapp District Dental Society (IKDDS), Kids First Cleft Team, and Lutheran Hospital Medical Executive Committee.
Indiana University Medical Center is the major referral site for patients throughout Indiana and surrounding states, which is where Dr. O’Neill completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training. He has extensive training to perform a broad scope of procedures; such as, dental implant placement, hard and soft tissue grafting, facial trauma, TMJ, dentoalveolar, and orthognathic surgery. He has also received extensive and specialized training in anesthesia at Wishard and Riley Children’s Hospitals. This allows him to provide state-of-the-art anesthesia for patients of all ages.
Dr. O’Neill works hard to provide the newest techniques and best possible care for his patients. He devotes many hours toward continued training at premier courses throughout the United States. Dr. O’Neill has completed the curriculum at the Pikos and Sclar Centers- two nationally acclaimed programs which teach the latest techniques in comprehensive implant reconstruction. Dr. O’Neill has also received extensive training from the Arnett Center for Orthognathic Surgery. With this training, Dr. O’Neill utilizes the latest technologies and techniques for the treatment of face, airway, and bite abnormalities. Most recently, Dr. O’Neill has started the training program at the Kois center known for interdisciplinary care. Here he will work with a team of dentists of all specialties to treat patients with particularly complex problems.
Dr. O’Neill’s special interests include CT scan guided implant placement, hard and soft tissue grafting to optimize implant placement sites for esthetics and function, and CT guided jaw repositioning (orthognathic) surgery.
Dr. O’Neill is happily married to his wife Andrea. They are the proud parents of two sons, James and Andrew, who keep them busy with after school sports and activities. Dr. O’Neill enjoys traveling, fishing, golfing, and spending time with family.