Meet Dr. Philip J. Hedger


Dr. Philip J. Hedger has been with Coastal Jaw Surgery since 2016 as our resident Prosthodontist. Dr. Hedger specializes in treating dental and facial issues that involve restoring missing teeth. He is highly trained in cosmetics, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures and temporomandibular disorders (TMJ/TMD). Dr. Hedger is  faculty member of the Pikos Institute where he teaches implant prosthodontics. He assists in teaching dentists and hygienists in the Tampa Bay area through Coastal Jaw Surgery’s Pinnacle and Hygiene Study Club held at the Pikos Institute in Trinity, Florida. Dr. Hedger is located in the Same Day Teeth® office in Trinity.

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More about Dr. Philip J. Hedger

Dr. Hedger maintains an active involvement within the dental community, serving on committees and providing educational lectures to peers. He lives with his wife Stacy (his high-school sweetheart) and their four daughters in Odessa. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Career Achievements

  • Prosthodontics Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • Master of Science: University of Illinois College at Chicago College of Dentistry
  • DMD: University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Class President and Class Representative: University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Member: American College of Prosthodontists, Florida Prosthodontic Association, American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association, Upper Pinellas County Dental Association, West Pasco Dental Association, Pinnacle Study Club of Tampa Bay
  • Board Member: Upper Pinellas County Dental Association, Upper Pinellas County Dental Peer Review
  • Faculty: The Pikos Institute

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In addition to providing the most advanced and experienced implant dentistry to the people of Florida, Dr. Pikos also heads the Pikos Institute based in Trinity. Pikos Institute is recognized globally as one of the finest teaching organizations for 3D-based implant surgery courses. Doctors from around the world visit Pikos Institute to learn from Dr. Pikos’ decades of experience and vast wealth of knowledge. When you choose Coastal Jaw Surgery, you are choosing a practice that is at the forefront of oral surgery education and is leading the way for the future of implant dentistry and periodontal services.

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Coastal Jaw Surgery at Palm Harbor

2711 Tampa Rd.
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Same Day Teeth® at Pikos Institute

8740 Mitchell Blvd
Trinity, FL 34655

Coastal Jaw Surgery at Trinity

8845 Hawbuck St
Trinity, FL 34655

Coastal Jaw Surgery at Spring Hill

4372 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, FL 34606

Coastal Jaw Surgery at Tampa

11940 Sheldon Rd
Tampa, FL 33626

Coastal Jaw Surgery at Clearwater

3003 Enterprise Road East
Clearwater FL 33759