Journal of Dentistry and Oral Health (JDOH)

ISSN No: 2332-4856


David T. Grove

Assistant Professor
Western University of Health Sciences


Dr. Grove is the clinical and lecturing orthodontist in his capacity as Assistant Professor at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Dental Medicine in Pomona, California. He received an AB in Zoology from Humboldt State University in California and his DMD degree from the University of Louisville, a masters degree in orthodontics from Saint Louis University, and a masters degree in education from the University of Southern California. He served for three years as an orthodontist in the U.S. Army, achieving the rank of Major. Dr. Grove also studied with Professor Rudi Slavicek, receiving a masters degree in Interdisciplinary Dentistry from Donau University in Krems, Austria. He is a founder of the global academy, . Previously, Dr. Grove was the Clinic Director of Orthodontics at the University of California School of Dentistry, San Francisco, as well as Associate Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and Roseman University in Henderson, Nevada. Dr. Grove initiated the startup of two internet based companies and was president of both; additionally, he started a multidisciplinary TMD clinic in Reno, Nevada, associated with the University of Nevada Reno Medical School (physicians, dentists, psychologists, and physical therapists). He has published articles and has been a speaker on orthodontics and TMD in the US and Europe. Dr. Grove has started three very successful orthodontic practices in Nevada and has over 35 years experience in the private practice of orthodontics.

Research Interest

Clinical orthodontics (online education, diagnosis, treatment, functional occlusion & biology of tooth movement)