Dr. Ron Caloss, DDS, MD
Board-Certified Oral Surgeon in Jackson MS
Dr. Caloss has 20 years of clinical experience treating complex facial deformities. He combines training in orthognathic and cosmetic surgery to provide a unique approach to patient care. He has trained with surgeons who were pioneers in the development of modern orthognathic surgery techniques. He completed a post-graduate facial cosmetic surgery fellowship. Throughout his career, he has remained at the forefront of the development of digital technology for facial cosmetic procedures. Examples include virtual surgical planning to correct dentofacial deformities and the use of custom facial implants for the augmentation of the cheek and jawline. He has trained other surgeons, performed research, and published cutting-edge techniques over the past 20 years.
Ron Caloss earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin and followed that by earning a D.D.S. in 1994 and an M.D. in 1999 from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He completed a general surgery internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He completed residency training in hospital dentistry at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, N.C., and oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center. He completed a facial cosmetic and reconstructive fellowship at Baptist Golden Triangle Hospital in Columbus, Mississippi.
Dr. Caloss has been in practice for over twenty years. He was in private practice in the Dallas-Fort Worth area prior to accepting a faculty position in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. In 2008, he was recruited to join the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMC) to establish the post-graduate residency program in oral and maxillofacial surgery. The residency program became accredited and well-established during his tenure as program director and later department chair. His areas of clinical interest include orthognathic and TMJ surgery.
Board-certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Dr. Caloss is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Christian Medical and Dental Association. He is the author or co-author of several peer-reviewed articles in professional publications.