Meet Dr. Mess

Joseph M. Mess, DDS, MS

Dr. Joseph Mess grew up in Columbus, Ohio and is a former patient of Dr. Cook. He attended Immaculate Conception Grade School in Clintonville and St. Charles Preparatory High School in Columbus before completing his undergraduate and dental education at The Ohio State University.

Following dental school, Dr. Mess completed a 30-month residency program specializing in Orthodontics at the Center for Advanced Dental Education at Saint Louis University where he graduated first in his class. 

Dr. Mess is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, and the Ohio Dental Association.  He currently serves as Editor for the Columbus Dental Society. He is also a member of the Greater Columbus Society of Contemporary Dentistry and the Capital City Dental Forum. 

When not practicing orthodontics, Dr. Mess enjoys being part of the Tri-Village Rotary Club serving the areas of Upper Arlington, Grandview Heights, and Marble Cliff. 

Dr. Mess proudly serves on the Board of Directors for the Upper Arlington Civic Association.  The U.A.C.A. is a non-profit community organization dedicated to sponsoring family friendly civic and educational activities for the residents and youth of Upper Arlington, Ohio.

Dr. Mess resides in Upper Arlington and enjoys cycling, golf, and spending time with family and friends.