Best Dentists in Cincinnati

1

Dr. Sarah Husted, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. Sarah Husted, DDS, has been providing compassionate, fun and gentle care to the children of Cincinnati for nearly a decade. She graduated from with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The West Virginia University School of Dentistry and stayed on to finish the Advanced General Dentistry Residency program conducted at the Charleston Area Medical Center. Dr. Husted then moved to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh for her pediatric specialist training. As a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Dr. Husted is an attending staff at Children’s Hospital of Cincinnati and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Delta Delta sorority, the ADA and other dental health organizations.

Sea of Smiles is a delightful pediatric dentistry center with a nautical theme. From the front lobby to the consultation room, this bright and playfully decorated environment is designed to put children at ease. All of the doctors and staff are specially trained and naturally gifted at working with children and they offer “happy visits” which introduce children to the office, staff, tools and procedures in a fun a playful way. All of this and their unique layout and family block scheduling significantly reduce the stress a busy parent with fearful children may experience. Dr. Husted and her colleagues offer comprehensive exams and cleanings, digital x-rays, custom mouth guards, fluoride treatments, dental sealants and dental emergency care. For patients who are just too afraid, too small or medically compromised, they offer sedation ranging from laughing gas to IV sedation and can provide care in a hospital setting at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

2

Dr. Daniel Passidomo, DMD

Location

Centerville

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Daniel J. Passidomo, DMD, has gained over 25 years of dental healthcare experience since graduating with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. As a devout member of the SouthBrook Christian Church Dr. Dan believes in taking action to improve the world around him which is why he serves as a member of the Centerville Optimist Club and offers free dental presentations at local high schools. In addition to his busy dental practice and volunteer schedule Dr. Dan stays on top of the latest in dentistry through memberships in the Academy of General Dentists, the Academy of Cosmetic Dentists, the ADA, the Dayton Dental Society and the Ohio Dental Society.

Dr. Dan’s practice is family-friendly, warmly decorated with ample parking has a kid’s corner and adorable wildlife that wonder in the green yards nearby. Their detail-oriented yet compassionate team is highly skilled with over 100 years of collective dentistry experience. Their goal is to improve the lives of their patients through competent and artistic dental care delivered with a gentle hand. Dr. Dan offers general, preventative, cosmetic and restorative dental procedures. For general and preventative treatments Dr. Dan offers DIAGNOdent laser cavity detection, fluoride treatments, periodontal disease diagnosis and cleanings as well as TMJ therapy. In terms of cosmetic and restorative treatments he provides full-mouth reconstructions, porcelain veneers, implant restorations, dentures, NV soft tissue laser, cosmetic bonding, root canals and more.

3

Dr. Laura Schiller, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Long before Dr. Laura Schiller, DDS, attained the title of Doctor she was involved in the dental field as a dental hygienist. In fact, it was several years of being a dental hygienist that convinced her to enroll at Indiana University School of Dentistry and complete a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Schiller then joined Miami Valley Hospital for a general practice residency. Along the way she met an oral surgeon named Dr. Timothy Schiller and the two are now married with three children. In 1996 Dr. Schiller became the proud owner of her own private dental practice, Schiller Dental.

Schiller Dental is a state-of-the-art, family dental clinic that treats each patient as a welcome family member. The office is comfortable and uncluttered with CEREC® same-day crowns and digital x-rays and dental imaging. Their office is unique in that it not only provides laughing gas and oral sedation for stress-free visits but also a hypoallergenic emotional support dog named Abbie. Abbie is gentle and great with patients of all ages, she is specially trained to recognize anxiety and offer comfort at the right time and in the right amount. Dr. Schiller and her team are happy to offer such services as oral cancer screening, Invisalign®, individualized night guards, ZOOM! teeth whitening, Botox and dermal fillers, root canals, gum disease therapies, full and partial dentures and tooth extractions.

4

Dr. Laura Kinlaw Jackson, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Laura Kinlaw Jackson, DDS, is a second-generation dentist who received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science at Indiana University. She then decided that The Ohio State University College of Dentistry had the ideal dental education program for her and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. To further her dentistry knowledge, Dr. Laura Jackson chose to be mentored at her mother’s practice for several years. Her work has gained her the respect of her peers who have nominated her three times for Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Dentist. She has since joined her husband, Dr. Keith Jackson’s, dental practice Madeira Dentistry.

Madeira Dentistry is a family dentistry in every sense of the word. Not only are all of the doctors married and both second-generation dentists, but they also provide services to patients of all ages. Their goal is to build a positive and long-lasting relationship with patients by earning their trust. They do this by carefully listening to their patients’ concerns and oral health goals, providing consistently high-quality dental care and communicating clearly about all costs and fees. Their office is equipped with many of the latest types of dental technology such as oral sedation, Accucam Intraoral Cameras and Kodak 6100 Digital x-rays. Drs. Jackson offer a full range of dental care procedures from dental implants to cosmetic contouring, personalized night guards to dental sealants.

5

Dr. Nathan Powers, DMD

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Nathan Powers, DMD, decided to earn his bachelor’s in molecular, cellular and developmental biology from the University of Colorado. With his degree in hand, he returned home to Cincinnati and worked at the Knudsen Laboratory Vontz Center where he conducted and published research on treatments for prostate cancer. He later chose to switch his career focus and enrolled at the University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry and earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nathan is passionate about providing care to the under-served and has volunteered internationally with Nicaraguan refugees in Costa Rica as well as locally at Elm Street Health Clinic. Dr. Powers has a plethora of memberships in dental organizations including the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry, K2 Seattle Study Club and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Powers Family Dental Care is located in a red brick Tudor style house in the historic Mariemont community which has served as a dental practice for several generations. All of Dr. Power’s team have been at his practice for over a decade and are intimately aware of all the ins and outs involved. Dr. Powers and his team treat each patient uniquely and work together to provide each patient with consistently high-quality and compassionate care in a home-like environment. They provide preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedures.

6

Dr. Jane Mays, DMD

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Jane Ross Mays, DMD, is an award-winning dentist from Kentucky who has been treating patients for over two decades. She earned her undergraduate degree with honors in biology and psychology from Eastern Kentucky University. She then moved to the University of Kentucky’s School of Dental Medicine and received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Mays then decided to further her practical dentistry skills with by completing a general practice residency hosted by the Kentucky Clinic. The next step in her career was to begin serving patients as well as taking a post in the University of Kentucky’s Oral Diagnosis Faculty as a part-time instructor.

Dr. Mays private clinic is focused is a highly proficient, holistic dental health care facility. She and her team of dental care technicians are highly skilled, meticulous and treat dentistry as an extension of the individual’s whole-body health. Dr. May is fully aware that many people suffer from anxiety when it comes to receiving dental work which is why she provides both laughing gas and oral sedation. She offers pediatric dentistry with such treatments as dental sealants, fluoride treatments and custom sports mouthguards. Adult patients have a much wider range of treatments including dental bonding, porcelain veneers, crowns and bridgework, full and partial dentures, dental implants and TMJ therapies.

7

Dr. Chelsey D. Maney, DMD

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Chelsey D. Maney, DMD, is a native of Cincinnati but spent must of her youth in Kentucky. She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry after completing her undergraduate degree at Miami University. Dr. Maney and her husband decided to resettle in Cincinnati and Dr. Maney has been supporting her local community since. She holds active memberships in several dental health organizations such as the Ohio Dental Association, the Cincinnati Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

Beechmont Smiles is a warm and modern dental practice that treats patients from 1 to 100. They accept most PPOs and offer third party financing through CareCredit™, their office is equipped with the latest in dental technology and has a warm and enduring feel. Dr. Maney and her team make a concerted effort to communicate their diagnosis and treatment suggestions so that patients are comfortable and not surprised by cost or type of treatment. Dr. Maney’s patients benefit from proper preventative care such as comprehensive exams including oral cancer screenings and procedures such as dental sealants and fluoride which can help prevent future cavities. Dr. Maney also offers smile makeovers for patients looking to improve their dental aesthetic and restorative treatments for patients with damaged or missing teeth.

8

Dr. William Westendorf, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. William Westendorf, DDS, has spent over 40 years improving the lives of his patients through high-quality and compassionate dental care. His received his undergraduate in Zoology from The Ohio State University, he then enrolled in The Ohio State University’s College of

Dentistry and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Westendorf has consistently stayed on the cutting edge of dentistry through post-graduate courses with the renowned Seattle Study Club, Southwest Ohio Study Club and completed the program offered by Dr. Peter Dawson’s Center for Advanced Dental Study. There have been many changes to dentistry’s techniques and technologies since Dr. Westendorf began his career, but he and his private practice have adapted to them all.

Dr. Westendorf’s family dental practice believes in holistic and biological dentistry. They are mercury-free, use low-radiation digital x-rays and are EnviroStars certified meaning that they do their part to care for both the people in their office and the world outside as well. Dr. Westendorf truly understands that all people’s bodies are different and uses several screenings such as the Clifford Materials Reactivity Test kits and Electrodermal screening to determine which materials are most compatible with that patient. Dr. Westendorf also offers amalgam removal for patients whose previous dental work is now understood to be unhealthy.

9

Dr. Maggie Ernst, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Maggie Ernst, DDS, is proud to serve her community in her hometown of Cincinnati. Her road to dentistry began with the acquisition of her Bachelor of Science in Biology magna cum laude from the University of Dayton. She then chose to pursue her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at The Ohio State University where she again graduated magna cum laude. Shortly after receiving the title of Doctor, Dr. Ernst joined the Hampton, Virginia, Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Hospital for a general practice residency. Dr. Ernst also has qualifications to practice sleep dentistry, which focuses on treating obstructive sleep apnea, from the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

Bell Dental Group is a family dental practice that focuses on patient comfort. They provide many patient amenities such as warm blankets, cozy couches, soft neck pillows, TVs with headphones and even sedation options to help with dental anxiety. Their team are kind and personable and the office environment is relaxed but professional. They offer a full range of dental treatment options including custom oral appliances for TMJ, bruxism or sleep apnea; treatments for gum disease such as Perio Protect® or scaling and root planing; and cosmetic therapies such as Snap-On Smile, gum reshaping, dental bonding, crown lengthening and teeth contouring.

10

Dr. Andrew Marck, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Andrew Marck, DDS, is a Cincinnati native and United States Air Force veteran. He earned his bachelor’s in biology from Xavier University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Ohio State University’s School of Dentistry. Shortly after graduating Dr. Marck was accepted into the US Air Force as a Commissioned Officer and was quickly sent to the Chanute Air Force Base in Illinois where he completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program. Dr. Marck went on to serve 5 years as a Dental Officer before returning home and entering private practice. Dr. Marck’s dental knowledge has stayed current thanks in part to his membership in several dental health organizations such as the Ohio Dental Association, the ADA and the Cincinnati Dental Society.

Dr. Marck’s private practice which bears his name is well known for its friendly staff and gentle, often painless, procedures. Dr. Marck uses the latest technology and holds his staff to the highest standards yet his office maintains a relaxed yet professional environment. The services that Dr. Marck offers include but are not limited to comprehensive exams and thorough cleanings, custom night guards, dental sealants, root canals, tooth extractions, fluoride treatments, teeth whitening, dentures, fillings, orthodontics and dental implant restorations.

11

Dr. James Simpson, DMD

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. James Simpson, DMD, is originally from Kentucky, more specifically Alexandria, and attended Campbell County High School earned his Bachelor’s in Biology at the University of Kentucky. It was while studying that Dr. Simpson found himself volunteering at healthcare facilities in Lexington and discovered his calling to dentistry. Bachelor’s degree in hand Dr. Simpson then transferred into the University of Kentucky’s Dental School and completed his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Simpson actively furthers his education through participation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American Academy of General Dentistry.

Beck Pearce Dental have two locations, one in Mason and one in Cincinnati, both locations share the same purpose; to affect their through state-of-the-art dental procedures delivered in a genuinely compassionate and respectful manner. Their team of dental health care experts are friendly and knowledgeable, their offices are conveniently located and comfortably decorated. They are full-service family dental clinics and understand that their patients have busy lives, for this reason they offer a variety of same-day treatment options such as dental crowns and bridges, teeth-in-a-day, inlays and onlays, porcelain veneers and crown lengthening. Dr. Simpson also provides CEREC® digital dentistry, Invisalign®, oral and maxillofacial and dental implants.

12

Dr. Greg Sherman, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Greg Sherman, DDS, attended The Ohio State University for both his undergraduate and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees. His dental career has already spanned over four decades and he has furthered his education through hundreds of hours of post-graduate dentistry courses and seminars since. Dr. Sherman has maintained memberships in many dental health organizations throughout that time such as the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Spear Study Club. Dr. Sherman is happy to use his training to help others and participates in both the Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program and the Give Back A Smile makeover program for domestic violence survivors.

At Kenwood Complete Dentistry patients receive personalized care from the entire team. From insurance assistance to warm blankets, text appointment reminders to extended office hours and a 24/7 dental emergency line, Kenwood Complete Dentistry treats patients as valued individuals. Their office is centrally located, warmly decorated and comfortable with ample parking. They use CEREC® single-visit crowns, digital x-rays, soft tissue lasers for gum disease and CBCT 3D imaging. Dr. Sherman and his colleagues perform a plethora of dental treatments including oral cancer screenings, porcelain veneers, dental implants, dentures and cosmetic bonding.

13

Dr. Mary Margaret Vaughan, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Mary Margaret Vaughan, DDS, is a native Cincinnatian who is passionate about helping the under-served in Cincinnati gain better access to dental care. She completed her undergraduate studies at Denison University and then moved to The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry for her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Vaughan was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon and is an active member of the Ohio Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Cincinnati Dental Society. For her the most rewarding part of her career is helping patients overcome their dental anxiety and renewing patient’s self-confidence through healthy smiles.

Dr. Vaughan is based at Eastgate Dental Excellence, a warm and open family dental clinic that has been voted a Neighborhood Favorite by Nextdoor. The team at Eastgate Dental Excellence are professional, experienced and always willing to help answer any patient’s questions or concerns. Dr. Vaughan and her colleagues provide a full range of family dental treatments which begin with their Wellness Program that aims to maintain healthy smiles. When prevention alone is not sufficient patients can receive treatments such as root canals, Invisalign®, All-on-4™ dental implants, tooth extractions, Opalescence® in-office and at-home teeth whitening, both surgical and non-surgical gum disease treatments and pediatric dentistry.

14

Dr. Dawn Broyles, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Dawn Broyles, DDS, is a Cincinnatian by birth and a 16-year veteran of the United States Army. She decided to study in-state for both her undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. After graduating she joined the US Army and completed their Advanced General Dentistry Residency program. Although she is now a civilian, Dr. Broyles continues to serve others through exceptional dental work that she provides in her private practice, Sweet Tooth Dentistry.

Sweet Tooth Dentistry is focused on integrity and compassion. They treat all ages from infant to elder, have flexible scheduling to fit busy patients’ schedules and are dedicated to being environmentally conscious. Dr. Broyles provides a comprehensive list of dental health care procedures such as root canal therapy, dental sealants, partial and complete dentures, Vizilite oral cancer screening, bite splints and Arestin® gum disease therapy. Dr. Broyles is well known for her good humor and friendliness and many of patients find her office and demeanor to be relaxing but for those with severe dental anxieties, overactive gag reflexes or low tolerance to discomfort, Dr. Broyles can provide both oral sedation and nitrous oxide.

15

Dr. Ruchika Khetarpal, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Despite being an Ohio native by birth Dr. Ruchika Khetarpal, DDS, spent most of her youth in Detroit, Michigan. She enrolled in the University of Detroit Mercy’s unique School of Dentistry program and earned her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees concurrently. After graduating Dr. Khetarpal moved to Manhattan and completed a General Practice Residency at Metropolitan Hospital in New York. There she received countless hours of hand-on training at a trauma level 2 emergency room where she treated law fractures, oro-facial pain and lacerations. With her training completed Dr. Khetarpal entered private practice and has been transforming the smiles of patients for over a decade.

Dr. Khetarpal owns 2 dental clinics, Western Hills Family Dentistry and Colerain Family Dentistry. Her offices are clean and comfortable and her staff friendly and competent. Both locations use state-of-the-art technology such as CEREC® and CAD CAM crowns, digital low-radiation dental imaging and laser dentistry. Dr. Khetarpal takes time to really speak with patients and determine what oral health goals they have before starting any treatments. Some of the treatments that she offers include white fillings, dental implants, full and partial dentures, Invisalign, bite guards, Botox® and pediatric dental care

16

Dr. Brian Pope, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Brian Pope, DDS, has been practicing dentistry at Southwood, Paul & Pope Family Dentistry in his hometown of Cincinnati for nearly 20 years. He completed undergraduate studies at both Purdue University and Indiana University. He then attended College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University and attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. To stay informed of the latest research and breakthroughs in dentistry Dr. Pope maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Cincinnati Dental Society.

The team at Southwood, Paul & Pope are genuinely friendly and fun-loving and greatly value and enjoy building relationships with their patients. Many members of their team have worked together for decades and many patients have been coming to them for just as long. The practice is unique in that it is both small enough to have a personal relationship with each patient yet large enough to be equipped with the latest in dental technology such as the CEREC® same-day crowns. Dr. Pope and his colleagues provide such treatments as dental bonding, white fillings, Invisalign®, dental implant restoration, dental crowns and bridges, personalized mouth guards for bruxism, teeth whitening and much more.

17

Dr. Nathan Fennell, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Nathan Fennell, DDS, earned his Bachelor’s in Biology summa cum laude from Birmingham, Alabama’s Samford University. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree Magna Cum Laude at The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Fennell then took it upon himself to become certified by Miami Valley Hospital in IV Sedation and Advanced Cardiac Life Support, making him able to safely administer IV sedation for anxious patients. Dr. Fennell holds memberships in the Ohio Dental Association, the Cincinnati Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

Fennell, Yoxthimer and Associates, DDS is a Christian family dentistry that holds fast to their core values of being servant hearted, methodical, industrious, logical and empathic. They rely on God to empower them to serve their patients in a loving and caring way. Their office is eclectic and tastefully decorated with modern dental equipment including comfortable dentist chairs. They offer family, cosmetic and restorative dentistry treatments which are all available with sedation. Some of the specific procedures that they offer include SureSmile® aligners, halitosis treatments, oral surgery, cosmetic bonding, oral cancer screening, white spot removal, scaling and root planing, TMJ therapy, dentures, root canals and tooth extractions.

18

Dr. Rick Singel, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Rick M. Singel, DDS, has been a dental health care provider for 40 years. He earned an undergraduate degree at Marquette University before moving to The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry and attaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and the title of Doctor. To stay abreast of the latest research in dentistry, Dr. Singel is a member of several dental health organizations such as the Chicago Dental Society, ADA, Ohio Dental Association and the Cincinnati Dental Society.

Dr. Singel’s office is a judgement free zone where even the worst cases of dental neglect can fearlessly receive the treatments they need. Dr. Singel also treats emergency dentistry patients and helps patients stay in budge through payment plans, offers third party financing through CareCredit™. Dr. Singel’s team are multilingual and multitalented, they treat each patient with gentleness and compassion and go out of their way to answer patients’ questions. Dr. Singel provides pediatric, general and aesthetic dentistry with such procedures as dentures root canals, full and partial dentures, fluoride treatments, mini-implants, dental sealants, gum disease treatments, tooth extractions, porcelain veneers and teeth whitening.

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Dr. Timothy Pohlman, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Dr. Timothy L. Pohlman, DDS, is a US Navy veteran and has served the Cincinnati community for over 40 years. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at The Ohio State University before joining the United States Navy as a First Lieutenant. After his service Dr. Pohlman moved into the private sector and opened his private practice where he has been based ever since. His continued education has led him to be a member of the American Dental Association, a Fellow in the International College of Dentists and past president of the Cincinnati Dental Society.

Dr. Pohlman’s team has been hand selected and are friendly and knowledgeable, they make sure patients feel welcome and appreciated. They accept all insurance including DMO and are Dental Care Plus providers. Dr. Pohlman’s office is family friendly and relaxed, they have been awarded a Patients’ Choice Award by Opencare. They offer many treatments such as teeth whitening, therapies for TMJ, Clear Correct orthodontics, dental bridges, snoring prevention and full and partial dentures.

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Dr. Amanda Levinsohn, DDS

Location

Cincinnati

Focus

General Dentistry

Although Amanda Levinsohn, DDS, has only been practicing dentistry for a decade she has already been recognized by Cincinnati Magazine as one of the “Best General Dentists in 2019”. She attained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and has since furthered her training in Invisalign® and pain free dentistry.

Dr. Levinsohn is an integral member of the team at Anderson Ferry Dental, a family dentistry that is devoted to treating patients like friends, with respect and integrity. They make themselves available to answer questions and address any patient concerns. They offer teledentistry, keep time available for dental emergencies and assist with the costs through direct insurance billing and financing options. Dr. Levinsohn specializes in pain-free dentistry which uses nitrous oxide sedation, computer-assisted painless injections, anti-anxiety medications and even a massage therapist. She also performs such dental procedures as implant supported crowns and dentures, tooth extractions, crown lengthening, dental bonding, root canal therapy, microabrasion, composite fillings and periodontal deep cleaning.

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