15310 Amberly Dr., #195, Tampa, FL 33647
P: 813-972-3478

Board-Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

Occupational Summary: Gen. Dental Officer USAF, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon USAF, retired USAFR (Reserves), Private Practice: Theodore J Grellner DDS, PA

What Sets Us Apart: Wisdom teeth with our QuickRecover Teen Wisdom Teeth Removal Protocol, our unique QuickRecover ™ IV Anesthesia, dental implants precisely placed using CT (3D digital technology) with CEREC 3D imaging

Education:  A.B. Biology – Washington University in St. Louis, DDS – UMKC (Univ of Missouri at Kansas City) School of Dentistry, oral & maxillofacial surgery certificate: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX

Awards: Johnson & Johnson Research Fellowship Grant to attend the International Assoc. of Dental Research meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, Business Expert Forum at Harvard Faculty Club:  America’s Favorite Oral Surgeon

Presentations:  Greater Miami Dental Society, Hillsborough County Dental Assoc, Tampa, Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons Annual Meeting, Business Expert Forum at Harvard Faculty Club, Leadership Speakers Academy at West Point, Celebrity Entrepreneur Summit at CNN Center

Local Television Appearances: FOX Tampa, FOX Albuquerque, NBC Albuquerque, ABC Tucson, NBC Baton Rouge, ABC Chicago

National Television Appearance: Studio D Television


• “Lingual Mandibular Bone Defect”, Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

• 8 Secrets About Teeth EVERYONE Needs to Know, Ted Grellner DDS,


• Thought Leaders, Business Expert Forum – Harvard Faculty Club

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• Leadership: The Faculty of Leadership Speakers Academy at West Point

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•Guerrilla Marketing Thought Leaders -Amazon

Articles:  Los Angeles Daily News, Boston Herald, Miami Herald, The Kansas City Star, American Public Media

Professional Interests: technology & advancements to reduce risk and improve pain relief. Having had an unpleasant experience with my wisdom teeth as a college student, I’ve spent my career improving EVERY aspect of the wisdom teeth removal experience including general anesthesia, and multiple unique ways to reduce the need for addictive narcotic medication.

Personal Interests: Music (performing with oboe – formerly principal oboist Tampa Bay Symphony), travel, photography, hiking, reading, 4 pets (rescue dogs + cats)

Most Memorable Experience: having dinner with two amazingly successful & gifted individuals Gen Russell Honore and Astronaut Buzz Aldrin at West Point. Listening to these titans reminisce was unforgettable.

Location – conveniently located 2 mi. south of I-75 on Bruce B. Downs Blvd. in Tampa Palms.