Joseph Grider

Oral Surgeon

ClearChoice Ft. Lauderdale is located just west of I-95, near the intersection of Cypress Creek Road and NW 62nd St. Located in the Mercantile Bank Building. ClearChoice Ft. Lauderdale has established a patient-focused, all-in-one center to provide you with new beautiful teeth in just one day. Our team of specialists looks forward to working with you and sharing their expertise.

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About Dr. Grider

Dr. Grider received his Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University with a major in Biological Sciences. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Grider completed his hospital-based residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital. His surgical residency training included rotations at many hospitals throughout the Miami area, including main Jackson Memorial Hospital in downtown Miami, Jackson South Community Hospital, the University of Miami Hospital, Miami-VA Hospital, and the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. During his final year of residency, Dr. Grider served as Chief Resident in managing both the elective and trauma services in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

His intensive surgical training included jaw reconstruction utilizing state of the art techniques in dental implants and bone grafting, management of maxillofacial trauma, dentofacial deformities, tumor and reconstruction, dentoalveolar surgery, TMJ disorders, and facial cosmetic surgery. Dr. Grider is also trained extensively in the medical management of patients and in providing IV sedation and general anesthesia for the comfort of his patients.  On an annual basis, Dr. Grider attends various educational seminars to further his knowledge and maintain his surgical techniques at the highest level.

Career Highlights

  • Received Doctor of Dental Surgery from Indiana University of Dentistry
  • Completed hospital-based residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Served as Chief Resident in managing both the elective and trauma services in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital