Dr. Steven Cross earned his Bachelor of Science from Southeast Missouri State University in 1977.  He earned his Doctor of Dental Science degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1982.  He received his residency training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery while on active duty in the United States Army at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Dr. Cross is certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology.  Dr. Cross has been practicing Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery since 1992.  From August 1982 through October 2003, he was employed as a Dental Officer in the United State Army.  From October 2003 to the present, Dr. Cross has practiced in Manhattan, KS.

Dr. Cross is also a member of the following professional organizations:  American Dental Association; Kansas Dental Association; Kansas Association fo Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; Midwest Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons; American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons; American Dental Association of Anesthesiologists; American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Diplomate; American Board of Dental Anesthesiologists, Diplomate.

In Dr. Cross' spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with his family, including his grandchildren.