About Dr. Gene McCoy

Dr. Gene McCoy received his D.D.S. Degree from Marquette University in 1967. As a Senior Class President he was chosen student clinician of the year and received an outstanding achievement award from the International College of Dentists.

He has retired from private paractice in San Francisco California and is focusing on research, publising and lecturing on occlusion problems.


Dr. McCoy is an Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry where he served as Chairman of the Ethics Committee for eight years and is past President of the Western District.


Dr. McCoy has been a faculty member and clinical instructor at the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics of the School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, where he helped establish the post-graduate implant course.


He has participated in the Continuing Education Program for Howard University, Washington, D.C. He has also been a visiting lecturer at Tsurumi University in Yokohama, Japan, Jordan University of Science and Technology, and Peking University School of Stomotology. His current focus is on dental compression syndrome (dcs), Bruxism and TMJ problems. 


Dr. McCoy’s private research and lectures focus on the etiology of TMD and confusion regarding occlusal problems. Findings and conclusions from his research projects have been published and presented at major dental meetings throughout the United States, Japan, France, China, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany. Dr. McCoy continues to lecture extensively to the professional dental community. He has been a visiting lecturer at Howard University, Washington D.C; Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Japan; and Peking University School of Stomatology, Bejing China.


Learn more about Gene McCoy DDS and the treatment and prevention techniques for bruxism.