Samuel E. Cress, DDS

Samuel E. Cress, DDS, Director of The Center for Craniofacial & Dental Sleep Medicine, located in Houston, Texas, received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. He completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Dental Branch. Dr. Cress also completed his residency in Dental Sleep Medicine at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston and his residency in TMD through the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain.

In addition to his practice specializing in Dental Sleep Medicine, TMD, Cosmetic and Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Dr. Cress is a clinical instructor teaching other dentists the benefits of Airway Conscious Dentistry as well as diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from TMD. He has successfully treated OSA and TMD patients since 2009, and he is a featured speaker at industry conferences and educational seminars. Dr. Cress pursues ongoing advanced education in the field of Dental Sleep Medicine, TMD, Cosmetic and Full Mouth Reconstructive Dentistry.  He currently holds a duel pending patent on an oral appliance, recently granted FDA clearance, for the treatment of OSA.  Dr. Cress has several published articles in the field of Dental Sleep Medicine and has presented at the TMJ Bioengineering Conference in Barcelona, Spain.

Dr. Cress is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, American and Texas Dental Associations, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Greater Houston Dental Society. Dr. Cress has been in private practice in Houston, Texas, for the past 24 years and now brings his expertise to the Memorial area. Dr. Cress and his wife, Kimberly Cress. M.D., director of Greenbrook TMS Houston, share their life with their son, Carter who is currently attending Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

For more information about Dr. Cress, Dental Sleep Medicine, TMD, Cosmetic Dentistry or Full Mouth Rehabilitation, call 281.500.4200 or visit www.samcress.com or www.meridianpm.us.

1984-1988

Austin College, Sherman, Texas
Degree: Bachelor of Arts

1991-1995

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery

2009-2010

Tufts School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Dental Sleep Medicine Residency Program

2010-2011

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

Craniofacial Pain Residency Program

1995-present

American Dental Association

American Academy of General Dentists

Texas Dental Association

Greater Houston Dental Society

2010-present

American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine

American Academy of Craniofacial Pain

2013-2017

Member of The Doctor Dick Barnes Group

2018-present

Gold Dust Dental Laboratory

Clinical Master Series Faculty Member