Robert E. Klein, DDS

Board-Certified Oral and maxillofacial Surgeon in Akron, OH: Meet Dr. Klein

Dr. Klein is the latest surgeon to join our team.  Born and raised in Akron, he is ecstatic to be home providing care to the community. Dr. Klein graduated from West Virginia University with honors in both Biology and Dentistry.  His four year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training was completed at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center just outside of New York City.  There Dr. Klein was named chief resident and treated complex facial trauma and reconstruction cases, children with cleft lip and palate, and individuals with congenital and acquired dentofacial deformities. He has advanced training in dental implant placement, complex full mouth implant reconstructions (Teeth-In-A-Day/All-on-4), as well as the latest IV sedation and general anesthesia techniques.

Furthermore, Dr. Klein is a published author in the prestigious Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America alongside some of the biggest names in the field.     

In his free time, Dr. Klein enjoys WVU sports, working out, golfing, playing guitar, and spending time with his wife, Caroline, who is a general dentist in Stow. 


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency (Chief Resident, 2015): New York Medical College (Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center) 

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (2011): West Virginia University

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology (2006) : West Virginia University 

Certification and Licensure

  • Diplomate: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Basic Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Biomet Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement Surgical Skills Course (2014)

Professional Affiliations 

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Association
  • Ohio Dental Association
  • Akron Dental Society
For more information about Dr. Klein or to schedule a consultation, call our office in Akron, OH at Akron Office Phone Number 330-836-2882.

Abstracts, Presentations, and Publications 

  • “Preprosthetic Surgery.”: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America (Vol. 27,  Issue 3. 2015)

  • “A Large Mandibular KCOT Requiring Resection and Reconstruction: A Case Report.”
  • “Rare Presentation of Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma: A Case Report.”
  • “Superior Dislocation of the Mandibular Condyle into the Middle Cranial Fossa: A Case Report.”

Akron Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group

5 out of 5 stars based on 3 Dr. Klein reviews.

Patient Review By Jim G

We all dread anything dental related and a tooth extraction is never at the top of anyone's list! Everyone I encountered AO&MS was professional and courteous. The procedure was painless and all my 'dread' was for naught! Thank you Dr. Klein for your 'every guy' professionalism and kindness. Had I known ahead of time that you were a WVU sports enthusiast, we could have had some Coach Huggins conversation!

- Jim G

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Patient Review By Lorie K

I had numerous things completed at one time / operation. Bone grafting, cyst removal and extraction. Recovery was great and the whole experience from this group / practice is an astounding A+ Top notch service- would definitely recommend

- Lorie K

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Patient Review By April W

I had a terrible infection from a wisdom tooth removal (by a different surgeon) and landed in bad shape in the hospital! Dr. Klein was the “hospital on call guy” but he helped me through everything in there and continued care in his office until I was finally in the clear! We’re talking weeks here and he does not except my insurance! How often these days can one say about a doctor “he did it because he cares” I can’t say enough about how wonderful these folks are.

- April W

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