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John M. Schmidt, DMD


Dr. John (Jay) Schmidt completed his undergraduate education at Washington and Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania in 1996. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, obtaining his DMD in 2000. Dr. Schmidt then completed a general practice residency at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio for one year. Dr. Schmidt moved to Tucson in 2001 and worked as a general dentist until 2004. He then moved to Morgantown, West Virginia to pursue training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He completed a one-year Oral and Maxillofacial surgery internship from 2004-2005. He then completed the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residency at West Virginia University from 2005-2009. Dr. Schmidt enjoys spending time with his wife, Sarah, and his two young daughters, Sienna and Sage. He is also an avid golfer, runner, and a diehard Pittsburgh sports fan.


  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Pascua Yaqui Tribe
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Chairman, Open Wide Open Charity Golf Tournament
  • Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Arizona Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Active Certifications

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northwest Medical Center
  • El Rio Health Center

Recent Review

"Dr Schmidt was not only a great surgeon, he was a very positive influence through my various dental surgery needs. The costs were very reasonable. The staff are A-1. Pleasant and helpful in every way. I highly recommend this facility and it's people!"

-Marian H.