John Powe, DDS, MS holds a Master's Degree in Anatomy and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Howard University in Washington DC. Dr. Powe taught Anatomy for 6 years at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), affectionately known as the Military Medical School in Bethesda, MD. His love of Anatomy and Surgery led him to complete an Internship year in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia.
Dr. Powe used his skills in private practice by providing surgical care throughout New York and Connecticut, performing over 38,000 extractions, predominantly wisdom teeth. His desire to offer patients the highest level of comfort led him to complete a Dental Anesthesiology residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. As one of only 9 programs in the United States and Canada that train a dentist to be an Anesthesiologist, Dr. Powe was one of only two residents selected. Dr. Powe then completed his Periodontal and Implant Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Powe has continued his education to stay in the forefront of patient care earning certifications in Botox and Derm Fill, Wilckodontics, Chao Pinhole Surgery, as well as Zygomatic and Pterygoid Implants. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Powe is the only Dual Specialty Trained Periodontist/Implantologist and Dental Anesthesiologist in the Tri-State area and one of only a handful of Doctors in the World to have achieved this honor. Dr. Powe is passionate about Volunteering, providing Surgical and Anesthesia care during Mission trips to Guyana and Jamaica as well as Mission of Mercy.
As the son of two Air Force officers, Dr. Powe is no stranger to travel but looks to call Pittsburgh home. Dr. Powe is the proud husband of Dr. Paula Powe, a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC's Western Psychiatric Hospital, and consummate #Girldad to his greatest blessings Kaelynn and Rylee. Dr. Powe loves sports, traveling with his family and is an avid outdoorsman.