“I chose the specialty of endodontics because of the satisfaction that comes with alleviating patients’ discomfort and have done so in a pleasant, smooth, and even fun manner. My goal is to change how root canals have been perceived in the past, by creating a fun, friendly environment for the patient, myself, and the staff. The people I have met over almost 20 years of practice have made me smile just as much as I have made them smile. I enjoy what I do, and look forward to coming to work each day!”
Dr. Vig traveled to Bristol Bay, Alaska, in July of 1996 to volunteer his services as a dentist for The United States Public Health Service. Most patients Dr. Vig treated were of the Inuit or indigenous population, and he performed dentistry for those in need. Dr. Vig began private practice at Southwest Endodontics & Periodontics, Inc. in 1997 upon his return to Cleveland. Dr. Vig is a passionate hockey, soccer and squash fan, and has served as a licensed coach though the Ohio Youth Soccer Association North for local youth soccer teams. He still serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Case Western Reserve University, and has done so since 1997. He holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada, and is licensed to practice Endodontics in both countries. Dr. Vig is married and is the proud father of three children. In his spare time, Dr. Vig plays guitar and is active with his children.
Graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.
Received his DDS (Doctor of Dental Surgery) from Case Western Reserve University, School of Dental Medicine, in Cleveland Ohio in 1994.
General Practice Residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, in Cleveland, Ohio from 1994-1995.
Masters of Dental Science and Certificate of Endodontics from Case Western Reserve University, School of Dental Medicine, in Cleveland, Ohio in 1997.
Memberships & Awards
Past Recipient of the International College of Dentists Award
Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics
Recipient of Northeast Ohio “Top Dentist” Award
American Dental Association
Ohio Dental Association
Greater Cleveland Dental Society
Southwest Study Club
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