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Dr. Thomas J. Liller
A lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio, Dr. Tom went to Ignatius High School and to Ohio Wesleyan University where he played football and majored in Biology. Attending Case Western Reserve Dental School, Dr. Tom excelled in clinical dentistry. Being selected for a preceptor program, he completed many full mouth smile enhancement cases. At Miami Valley Hospital in their general practice residency program, Dr. Tom furthered his education in the field of oral surgery and sedation for anxious patients.
Dr. Tom started his practice in Fairview Park in 1977 and moved to Westlake when Dr. TJ joined the practice. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, Cleveland Dental Society, and the American Orthodontic Society. He is also a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a distinction given to Dentists who have demonstrated a high level of continuing education in their field.
In his free time Dr. Tom loves to fish and competes in golf tournaments nationally and statewide. One of his achievements is being the Northern Ohio Amateur Golf champion and qualifying to play in the USGA Senior Amateur tournament. He is also a member of the Ohio Wesleyan Hall of Fame. Dr. Tom has two children and four grandchildren.
Dr. T.J. Liller
Dr. T.J. Liller is a northeast Ohio native, growing up in Rocky River. Inspired by his father, Dr. Thomas J. Liller, he decided to pursue a dental career. Attending Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree, and then went on to graduate from The Ohio State University where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. T.J. then traveled West to Denver, Colorado, where he was one of only six doctors from across the country to be accepted into the University of Colorado residency program. While there, he specialized in implant surgery and restorations, oral surgery, and fixed prosthodontics (including full mouth reconstruction.)
Dr. TJ joined the practice in 2006. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Greater Cleveland Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Academy of Osseointegration. He is very active in continuing his education and completes over 50 hours per year. Dr. TJ is a past board member of the Westshore Dental Study Club and is active in the Spear Dental Study Club, Seattle Study Club, and the Cleveland Academy of Advanced Dental Education.
Dr. TJ and his wife live in Bay Village with their two young children. In his spare time, he enjoys being outside, playing football, jogging and working out. An avid sports fan, he enjoys following the Buckeyes. O-H!