Meet The Doctor

Endodontist W. Anthony Meares DDS, MS

Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics

Dr. Tony Meares is a native of Virginia Beach. He graduated from Kempsville high school and the University of Virginia where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. Dr. Meares then attended the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry graduating with honors. After practicing general dentistry for a year in Richmond, he and his wife moved to Farmington Hills, Michigan, where he completed an endodontic residency at the University of Detroit-Mercy. Here, he received a Master of Science degree as well as a Certificate in Endodontics. In 2010, Dr. Meares became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.


Dr. Meares’ professional memberships include:


1999 – 2001 Certificate in Endodontics
Master of Science in Endodontics
University of Detroit-Mercy, School of Dentistry
Detroit, Michigan
1994 – 1998 Doctor of Dental Surgery
Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry
Richmond, Virginia
1990 – 1994 Bachelor or Arts, Chemistry; Minor in Biology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia

Publications and Research

Co-authored “Non-Surgical Post Perforation Repair with Mineral Trioxide Aggregate: A Case Report,” Journal of the Michigan Dental Association, 2003; Vol. 85; No. 3: 36-38

Authored “The Influence of Sodium Hypochlorite Irrigation on the Accuracy of the Root ZX Electronic Apex Locator,” Journal of Endodontics, 2002; Vol. 28, No. 8: 595-598

Co-authored “Effect of Peroxide Bleaches on Fluoride Release of Dental Materials,” American Journal
of Dentistry, 1997; Vol. 10; No. 6: 264-267

Co-authored “Fluoride Release from a Phase-transition Amalgam Bonding Cement,” which was presented at the IADR’s 1996 session in San Francisco, CA; Abstract 1274 J Dent Res 75, 1996