Gary H. Dwight, DDS, MS
Meet Dr. Dwight | Oral Surgeon in East Lansing MI
Dr. Gary H. Dwight is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who has practiced in the Lansing, Michigan area for more than 35 years, providing patients with the full range of his specialty services, including an emphasis on office-based oral surgery and dentoalveolar procedures including dental implant surgery and removal of wisdom teeth. His approach to practice reflects his philosophy of providing individualized, excellent, compassionate patient care. As a powerful testament to how long and how well he has upheld that high standard, many of his current patients are the sons and daughters of former patients who have recommended him to their grown children.
Born in Lansing, Dr. Dwight attended Williamston Public Schools before attending the University of Michigan for undergraduate and dental training. He graduated from the university in 1972 and then returned to complete a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at the University of Michigan, completing training in 1976. He entered private practice in Lansing in 1976.
Well-known and highly regarded throughout the Mid-Michigan dental community, Dr. Dwight maintains special interests in implant and dentoalveolar surgery. He has held a number of leadership positions in several professional societies. He has served as President of the Central District Dental Society, President of the Michigan Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, President of the Chalmers J Lyons Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and as a member of the American Dental Association Council of Governmental Affairs. He is active in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, having recently served as Chairman of the Council on Governmental Affairs, and is currently serving on their Political Action Committee.