Dr. Hess maintains a complete care focused private practice in Monroe, North Carolina.
Dr. Hess attended Indiana University for his undergraduate education, and graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, IL. Dr. Hess is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Equilibration Society, ADA, and NCDS.
Dr. Hess has been a faculty member of The Dawson Academy since 2010. He became the third Clinical Director of the Academy in 2020. Dr. Hess has demonstrated a passion for learning and teaching from the very start of his career. Dr. Hess has been lecturing for over 17 years and has taught thousands of hours of continuing education in the United States, China, Germany, Spain, Poland, Canada, and Japan. From study clubs to national meetings, Dr. Hess has helped thousands of his peers incorporate functional esthetic care into their practices.
Dr. Hess currently evaluates and tests new products for manufacturers such as GC America, Septodont, Heraeus, Kerr, and Dentsply. In addition, Dr. Hess is a frequently featured author in Advanced Esthetics and Interdisciplinary Dentistry, Inside Dentistry, Vistas, and Contemporary Esthetics and Restorative Dentistry.