Dr. John F. Messina

Medina dentist, Dr. John F. Messina

Dr. Messina has been a resident of Medina for 30 years. Having grown up in Euclid, Dr. Messina attended St. Joseph High School and Lakeland Community College before persuing a 10 year stint as a professional musician. Touring the eastern United States, playing guitar, and singing in a four piece disco dance band.


Dr. Messina developed a desire to become a dentist in the 1980's. He completed his undergraduate studies at Cleveland State University before being accepted to the Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Medina County Dental Society. 


Dr. Messina embraces technology and incorporates many up-to-date procedures and philosophies into the practice, including expanding into the world of digital devices, using a number of new technologies in his practice. 


As an active member of his community, Dr. Messina is a board member of the Medina Breakfast Kiwanis Club, serving the youth of our area with many service projects and sponsorship. The doctor also fully supports the annual 4-H Livestock Auction by purchasing a "Grand Champion" animal that was raised by a local 4-H'er. Dr. Messina also supports the Coats for Kids and Lodi Community Church clothing drives year round.


Dr. Messina is the proud father of two adult children. His daughter lives nearby in Cleveland Heights, and his son lives in Eau Clair, Wisconsin. He is also a new grandpa, to an adorable baby girl.


Dr. Messina enjoys occasional traveling and fishing, but his continued lifelong passion is still his music and performing with his ten piece show band, Chance. He has also begun finding and refinishing items to sell at Country Pickers and Brother's Antiques North with office manager, Vykke.