James P. Cassidy, DDS

About Dr. Cassidy, Board-Certified Oral Surgeon

Dr. James P. Cassidy is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois a northwest suburb of Chicago. He knew he wanted to be a dentist as early as seventh grade as he admired his own dentist and the ability to work with his hands and help people. While attending dental school, Dr. Cassidy attended a lecture by an oral surgeon and became interested in the types of surgical procedures used to reconstruct jaws.

He finished his undergraduate and dental education prior to completing an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency in Cincinnati, OH. He then joined Dr. John Moore in practice in 1986, becoming a partner in Cincinnati Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates Inc. Dr. Cassidy enjoys the challenge of diagnosing and treating problems of the facial bone complex with oral and maxillofacial surgery.


Dr. Cassidy received his undergraduate degree from Lawrence University in Appleton, WI majoring in Biochemistry. He then attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry graduating in 1982. An internship at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago followed. Dr. Cassidy then completed residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in 1986. The residency included rigorous training in general anesthesia, reconstructive jaw surgery, maxillofacial trauma, dental implants, bone grafting and extraction of wisdom teeth.


Shortly after residency, Dr. Cassidy became board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (1988). Dr. Cassidy’s professional affiliations include Fellowship in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Ohio Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Cincinnati society of Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Also, he is a member of the American Society of Dental Anesthesia, Academy of Osseointegration and past President of the Ohio Society of dental Anesthesia.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Cassidy’s hobbies include snow skiing, waterskiing, golf and platform tennis. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 children, and 2 grandchildren.

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