joe-mort-oms-nashvilleJoe Mort is originally a native of Rochester, NY and lived in Upstate New York his entire life until moving to Nashville, TN for residency. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree from the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he also was a member and captain of the Men’s Soccer Team. Following undergrad, he earned his D.D.S. degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He graduated as the Valedictorian of his dental school class and then completed his training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Vanderbilt Medical Center in 2018.His interests in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery include dentoalveolar surgery, implant dentistry, maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, and benign oral pathology. He is also interested in becoming more involved with the Nashville and Tennessee Dental Societies upon graduation.

Joe enjoys spending the majority of his time away from the office with his family and close friends. Golf, soccer, volleyball, and cooking are a few of his favorite hobbies. He lives in Crieve Hall with his wife, Rachel, two-year-old daughter, Mila, and a baby boy due in July 2018. Joe also has a brother, Ian, who is a restorative dentist practicing in the Mount Juliet area.

Joe is very excited to join the OMSNashville Team and looks forward to servicing the Nashville community for many years.

Oral Surgery Internships and Experience

BioHorizons Global Implant Symposium
May 2017, May 2015

Craniofacial Reconstruction Surgical Rotation in Bogotá, Colombia
December 2016

North American S.O.R.G. Training Series, Pathology Head & Neck Reconstruction Modular Training
May 2015

State of Tennessee Licensed Dentist
2017 – Present

American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
2014 – Present

American Student Dental Association (ASDA)
American Dental Political Action Committee (ADPAC)
2010 – 2014



Vanderbilt Medical Center Oral & Maxillofacial
Surgery Residency, Nashville, TN

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Chief Resident, PGY-4

University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Buffalo, NY
Doctor of Dental Surgery, Summa Cum Laude

State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY

Professional Extracurricular Involvement

Oral Surgery Concentration

Buffalo Outreach and Community Assistance Club (BOCA)
2011 – 2014

Eighth District/Erie County Dental Society Mentor Program
2013 – 2014

Financial Literacy Club
2011 – 2014

Patient Reviews

  • “Thank you to Dr. Mort and to Liz who helped me out on short notice and did excellent work. Highly recommended.”

  • “My husband was beyond satisfied with the professionalism and Dr. Mort’s ability to take care of my husband’s issue and not have any residual pain even immediately following procedure and days after as well. Zero pain. Zero. I was impressed myself actually. We highly recommend Dr. Mort and his assistant Paige Taylor for any oral surgical needs. 10 outta 10.”

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Awards and Honors

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award
May 2014

Alpha Omega Fraternity Award
Highest scholastic average over 4 years of Dental School, May 2013

Barrett Foundation Award
May 2014

Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
May 2014

Dean’s Commendation (University at Buffalo SDM)
All Eligible Semesters



Clinical Pathologic Conference: Diffuse Papillomatous Lesions of the Gingiva With Posterolateral Neck Skin Tags
Authors: Joseph R Mort, D.D.S; Susie I Lin, DDS, MD; Paul M Hinchey, D.M.D., M.D.; James S Lewis, M.D.; Jeffrey Zwerner, M.D., Ph.D.
Journal: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology

Posterior Mandible Ridge Augmentation Using BioHorizons MinerOss X Xenograft Combined with Autogenous Particulate Ramus Graft
Authors: Joseph R Mort, D.D.S; Paul M Hinchey, D.M.D., M.D
Poster presentation at BioHorizons Global Symposium 2017 (Miami, FL)

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