Ross H. Tallents, D.D.S.

Ross H. Tallents, D.D.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Tallents is one of the area's leaders in diagnosing and treating temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. In addition to practicing with the Faculty Practice, he is a professor in the EIOH Orthodontics and Prosthodontics Division and program director of the Orofacial Pain program. Dr. Tallents has co-authored 149 publications on his research, including the diagnosis and management of patients with TMJ disorders, mechanisms for managing chronic mouth and facial pain, systemic bone and muscle pains, sleep disorders and the family genetics of cleft lip and palate.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Induction | International College of Dentists

Current Appointments

Professor of Clinical Dentistry - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary


Dentist-Prosthodontics - American Board of Orthodontics


DDS | Dentistry | Georgetown College1972
BS | Pharmacy | Albany Coll of Pharmacy1966
Prosthodontics | Eastman Dental CenterAttended 0 - 1979
General Dentistry | Eadsman Dental CenterAttended 0 - 1973

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Prosthodontics at Eastman Dental School07/01/1977 - 06/30/1979
Residency in General Dentistry Residency at Eastman Dental School07/01/1972 - 06/30/1973