David C. Ash, DMD

Dr. David C. Ash is a Canton local, graduating from Canton South High School before going on to Bowling Green University for his Bachelor of Science degree. Our doctor then went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, before completing his internship and residency at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Ash is a current member of the ADA and continues to increase his knowledge base through continuous education. Since 1988, he has also been with Case Western Reserve’s Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, teaching as an associate clinical professor. He is committed to using his experience and education for the benefit of each patient who steps into The Institute of Jaw and Facial Surgery. Dr. Ash is a member of the following associations:

  • Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 1996
  • Diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 1987
  • Fellow of American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 1988
  • Ohio Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 1986
  • American Dental Association
  • Ohio Dental Association 1985
  • Akron Dental Society 1987
  • Stark County Dental Society 1985
  • Stark County Dental Society 2011 President
  • Past Chair – Council of Dental Public Health Education
  • Past Chair – Council of Continuing Education for Stark County
  • Stark County Dental Society Board Member 10 years
  • Ohio Dental Political Action Committee Board Member 1990-Present
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Case Western School of Dental Medicine
  • Spear Study Club Team Leader

Neil Sundheimer, DMD, MD, FACS

Dr. R. Neil Sundheimer was born in Dover, Ohio. Later, he went on to pursue his undergraduate degree at the College of Wooster. He later attended Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine for his Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Sundheimer pursues continued education yearly and is a member of the following associations:

  • Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 1996
  • Diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 1987
  • Fellow of American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Medical Association, 1993
  • American Dental Association, 1985
  • Ohio Dental Association, 1985 – Present
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1991 – Present
  • Great Lakes Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1991 – Present
  • Ohio Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 1991, – Present
  • Akron Dental Society, 1995 – Present
  • Stark County Dental Society – Associate, 1995 – Present
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, 1996 – Present
  • Seattle Study Club of Akron, 2004 – Present
  • Fellow of American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, 2004 – Present
  • Akron Dental Society, Capital Club, 2006 – Present
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 2006 – Present
  • Spear Study Club Team Leader

Meet Our Team

To help our oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Akron and Canton, Ohio, provide you with quality service, The Institute of Jaw and Facial Surgery depends on our great team. Combining experience with continuing education and training, our office members work together to make your experience with Dr. David C. Ash and Dr. R. Neil Sundheimer unforgettable. Reach out to us today to meet everyone in our office in person!

Amy, Practice Manager

Carrie, Clinical Director

Jennifer, Billing Manager

Sam, Auditor

Tricia, Hospital Scheduler

Kim, Front Desk Receptionist, Canton

Kaitlyn, Side Desk Receptionist, Canton

Julie, Clinical Assistant/Implant Coordinator, Canton

Heather, Surgical Tech, Canton

Correna, Clinical Assistant, Canton

Lydia, Front Desk Receptionist, Akron

Tammie, Side Desk Receptionist, Akron

Amanda, Surgical Tech, Akron

Angie, Surgical Tech, Akron

Allison, Scrub Tech, Canton