Dr. Christopher Whitmyer, DDS
Dr. Christopher Whitmyer, DDS, has made many contributions to dental health science through published research papers and has received awards from the Board of Directors of the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry and the Judson Hickey Award. He completed a 12-year tenure in the Department of Dentistry at the Cleveland Clinic. During which he was the General Practice Residency Program Director, selected for a clinical oncology fellowship conducted by the American Cancer Society, was the team dentist for several major Cleveland sports teams and completed a Practice Management program offered by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation’s Executive program.
Dr. Whitmyer is a partner at Dr’s Esposito & Whitmyer, a dental practice that is dedicated to treating the individual. They strive not only to treat each patient as a member of their family but to provide payment, scheduling and treatment plans from the perspective that every patient has unique needs with unique dental solutions. Dr. Whitmyer uses the latest in dental technologies such as the KaVo OP 3D scanner for easy and safe dental x-rays and an in-house dental laboratory for highly accurate and fast dental prosthetics. Esposito & Whitmyer is a full-service dental care clinic meaning they can handle even the most complex dental health concerns with treatments such as, mini implants, Arestin® antibiotics for periodontal disease, ClearCorrect orthodontics, root canals, teeth whitening, dental veneers, treatment for occlusal disease and bruxism as well as dermal fillers including Botox® and Juvederm®.
Dr. Anthony Heibili, DDS
Dr. Anthony Heibili, DDS, is a Cleveland native who has been treating patients in his community for over 30 years. He was raised on the west side of Cleveland, attended St. Ignatius High School and completed his undergraduate studies at Xavier University. His Doctor of Dental Surgery degree was awarded to him by The Ohio State University. Dr. Heibili was then accepted into a competitive one-year general practice residency held at the Wade Park Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center. This inter-university residency program allowed him to receive advanced training from oral surgeons based at various university hospitals and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Heibili’s expertise in reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry has earned him the title of “Top Dentist” by Cleveland Magazine for over 12 years.
Dr. Heibili’s private clinic is modern and comfortable with state-of-the-art technology and efficient and compassionate staff. His office values patient comfort and offer many amenities such as blankets, soothing music, video iPods, pillows, and laughing gas. Dr. Heibili offers complete mouth restorations including dental bonding, dental crowns and bridgework for missing teeth, inlays or onlays to treat cavities, tooth extractions and extraction site preservation. Dr. Heibili also offers a wide selection of treatments for periodontal disease such as bone or soft tissue grafts, pocket reduction, scaling and root planing, crown lengthening and guided tissue regeneration.
Dr. Seim Salameh, DDS
Dr. Seim Salameh, DDS, was born in Jerusalem and attended the University of Mosul in Iraq for her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After moving to Cleveland with her family, Dr. Salameh enrolled in the MetroHealth Hospital-Center Case Western Reserve University two-year postgraduate training program as well as an anxiety control and IV sedation program offered by Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Salameh is certified in advanced cardiac life support, basic life support and has an IV sedation permit issued by the Ohio State Board of Dentistry.
Dr. Seim and her siblings are honored to provide anxiety-free dentistry at their clinic, Signature Smiles, which is dedicated entirely to creating a genuinely stress free environment where even the most phobic patients can go without fear. Their office is modern with home-like decorations, a refreshment counter and a kids play area. Their team are relaxed yet professional, compassionate and family-oriented. They have extended hours, flexible financing, use minimally invasive procedures and make sedation available to all their patients. Dr. Seim and her siblings use the best in dental technologies such as low-radiation cone beam CT imaging and PIEZOSURGERY® lasers for faster healing and more precise dental procedures. They offer general and cosmetic dentistry as well as TMJ therapy, tooth extractions, root canal and laser gum disease therapy.
Dr. David Beckman, DDS
Dr. David Beckman, DDS, earned his undergraduate degree at the College of Wooster and then continued on to attain a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Case Western Reserve University, School of Dentistry. He then completed a General Practice Residency hosted by the Southside Hospital in the Youngstown Hospital Association. He continues his education as a member of several dental health organizations such as the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, the American Headache Society, the Ohio Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Beckman is a firm believer in the Golden Rule of treating others the way that you would like to be treated and it shows in his dentistry. At Beckman Dental Dr. Beckman and his team are passionate about treating others with respect and gentle kindness with a good dose of humor thrown in. To help patients access quality care regardless of their insurance status Dr. Beckman offers both CareCredit financing and an in-office reduced fee membership schedule. Dr. Beckman offers a wide range of dental treatments dental bonding to gum disease treatment, Invisalign to mini-implants and many more. One of his specialties is laser dentistry. Dr. Beckman is certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry and uses the Gemini Diode Laser for a variety of drill-less dental procedures.
Dr. Sarah Aref, DMD
Dr. Sarah Aref, DMD, is Canadian by birth but spent her childhood in Michigan. She accomplished her undergraduate Summa Cum Laude from the Wayne State University. She then took an opportunity to shadow her dentist and decided that dentistry was right for her. Dr. Aref earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Detroit Mercy School of Dental Medicine. She knew she wanted to specialize in pediatrics and completed a two-year residency offered by Case Western University in partnership with Children’s Hospital of Cleveland and Rainbow Babies. Dr. Aref is a board-certified pediatric dentist with advanced training in treating children with special needs and behavior management.
Firefly Children’s Dentistry, has an open layout with colorful decorations and children’s’ play areas. Dr. Aref and her team combine a soothing demeanor with modern technology and specialized training to make every child feel safe and relaxed when visiting. Many of Dr. Aref’s patients only need preventative care such as fluoride treatments, dental sealants, x-rays and cleanings. However, Dr. Aref is also able to treat a variety of issues that children may experience with procedures such as spacer, tooth colored fillings, pulp treatments, dental crowns and tooth extractions. All of which can be administered with sedation so that children and parents don’t need to worry.
Dr. Douglas Desatnik, DDS
Dr. Douglas Desatnik’s road to dentistry was certainly not a straight line. He originally had aspirations of being a journalist and earned a Bachelor of Art in Journalism from The Ohio State University. He then entered the software industry in Cleveland, learned coding and created a website development department in the company. It was after several years that Dr. Desatnik decided a change was in order and went back to his alma mater for his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Desatnik chose to settle in Cleveland and work as a dental assistant in both corporate and private dental practices. After several years he felt he understood the benefits and flaws of both systems and decided to open Chagrin Highlands Dental Group.
Chagrin Highlands Dental Group and its subset the Northeast Ohio Center for Dental Sleep Medicine, are state-of-the-art dental care facilities. Dr. Desatnik’s team of experienced and friendly dental healthcare providers take pride in their efficiency and providing painless dentistry. They provide sedation for patients with anxiety, use cone beam computer technology for 3D digital x-rays and intraoral cameras for easier patient doctor communication. Dr. Desatnik also uses an acoustic pharyngometer to assess the stability of patient’s airways and offers cosmetic, preventative and restorative dental procedures.
Dr. Carla Miller, DMD
Dr. Carla Miller, DMD, is a native Ohioan with an extensive education. Her undergraduate, a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology, was attained from Miami University. She then moved to Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Miller then decided she wanted additional hands-on experience before going into private practice and entered Canton’s Mercy Medical Center’s one-year general practice residency. Despite serving in private practice Dr. Miller has not slowed down her education and she is Invisalign® certified, a Fellow in the International Congress of Implantology and both basic and advanced life support certified.
Carson Family Dental is a unique full-service family dental clinic which focuses on creating a relaxed and soothing environment and developing friendships with their patients. Many of their team members have worked together for over a decade and are constantly encouraging each other toward excellence in their profession. They treatments that Dr. Miller and her colleagues offer include dental implants, platelet rich plasma, bone grafting, composite fillings, crown lengthening, wisdom tooth extraction, full and partial dentures, teeth whitening, oral cancer screening, pocket reduction surgery, sleep apnea therapy, root canals, ridge modification and much more.
Dr. Brad Hylan, DMD
Dr. Brad Hylan, DMD, has had an extensive career in dentistry spanning over 4 decades. His road to dentistry began much earlier at Washington and Jefferson College and Ohio State University where he earned an associates and bachelors degrees respectively. With his undergraduate studies completed Dr. Hylan moved onto Case Western reserve University School of Dental Medicine and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Hylan greatly values continued education and has taken post-graduate courses with the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania Dental School.
Hyan Dental Care is an affordable, one-stop shop group dental practice with 4 locations in Cleveland and the surrounding area. Their team has been providing gentle and considerate dental care to patients for over 40 years and they participate in various community outreaches such as scholarships. Dr. Hylan and his team offer a full-range of services including oral cancer screenings, tooth extractions, dental implants, Invisalign®, composite fillings, dental crowns and bridges, root canals, full and partial dentures, porcelain veneers and pediatric dentistry. They also provide emergency dental care with sedation for pain and dental anxiety management as well as financing options.
Dr. Timothy M. Bizga, DDS
Timothy M. Bizga, DDS, FAGD, is a second-generation dentist with many accomplishments in his field. He chose to complete his Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Saint Louis University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Michigan’s School of Dentistry. Dr. Bizga is dedicated to furthering his dental education and has completed advanced implant training at the Whitecap Institute. He has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, is a clinical consultant for The Dental Advisor, a certified DISC profile trainer and was awarded the Francis B. Vedder award for excellence in prosthodontics.
Bizga Dental is a family dental clinic that focuses on combining science and artistry to create beautiful and healthy smiles. Dr. Timothy Bizga and his father work together to offer a full range of general, cosmetic and specialty dental services. These include such options as traditional orthodontics, dental crowns and bridges, custom night guards, root canal therapy, dermal fillers, anti-snoring devices, dental implants, porcelain veneers and Botox®. To help patients with the cost of treatments, Drs Bizga accept insurance, work with CareCredit financing and offer payment plans.
Dr. Daniela Turcinov, DMD
Dr. Daniela Turcinov, DMD, received a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from Miami University and later earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Wanting to put her theoretical knowledge into practice Dr. Turcinov transferred to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for a one-year Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship. She has also attended a General Practice Residency at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Turcinov holds memberships in a plethora of dental health organizations including the Ohio Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the Northeast Ohio Dental Society.
Fioritto Family Dental is a thriving family dental clinic that has been serving patients in Lake County and Concord for over 50 years. Their team of dental healthcare practitioners are dedicated to helping improve patients’ lives through quality care and enhanced aesthetics. They are a full-service dental care facility offering pediatric, general, cosmetic, restorative, sedation and implant dentistry as well as oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics and orthodontics as well as customized oral appliances for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and teeth grinding.
Dr. Corey Stafford, DMD
Dr. Corey Stafford, DMD, is a 20-year veteran and current Major of the Ohio Army National Guard. He has a bachelor in biology from Kent State University and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry. Before entering private practice, Dr. Stafford completed a year of service at Mercy Medical Center for a General Practice Residency. He has received advanced training in many aspects of dentistry such as bonded restorations, oral surgery, esthetic dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, dental implants and pedodontics.
At Stafford General Dentistry they greatly value patient education and comfort. They believe that the best way to build lasting relationships is clear communication and they use such tools as low-radiation digital x-rays and intraoral cameras both to diagnose and to help patients understand the doctors’ findings and treatment suggestions. Dr. Stafford and his team are a one-stop shop for all dental health needs beginning with comprehensive exams and cleanings which include VELscope® oral cancer screenings. Other treatments that they are offer are too numerous to list but cover a range from cosmetic to restorative, orthodontics to oral surgery.
Dr. Omar Saleh, DDS
Dr. Omar Selah, DDS, has gained over 30 years of experience providing exceptional dental care to his much-loved community. He earned his undergraduate degree from Cleveland State University during which he served the Pre-Professional club as President. He then attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and the title of Doctor from The Ohio State University School of Dentistry. To stay abreast of the latest dental research and breakthroughs, Dr. Selah maintains memberships in several dental health organizations including the International Association of Orthodontics, the Ohio Dental Association, the Cleveland Dental Society and the American Dental Association.
Ridge Road Family Dentistry is an inviting and experienced full-service family dental clinic. They are state-of-the-art using panorex digital x-rays, rotary endodontics, various forms of sedation and 3D CBCT imaging. Dr. Selah and his colleagues treat patients of all ages and provide treatments ranging from pediatric dentistry to snap-on dentures, teeth whitening to same-day emergency dental care. They know full well that many patients struggle to afford dental care which is why they offer senior and no insurance discounts as well as CareCredit financing.
Dr. Jodie Siedlecki, DDS
Dr. Jodie D. Siedlecki, DDS, has been serving others through her skills in dentistry for over 20 years. She attended Bowling Green State University for her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry for her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She chose to stay in Cleveland for her one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program which was held at University Hospitals, and has lived in the city since. She has happily served at and is a partner in the John C. Oswald D.D.D. & Jodie D. Siedlecki D.D.S., Inc. general dentistry practice.
Dr. Siedlecki and her colleagues specialize in gentle family dental care. Their home-like office is family-friendly and they offer 0% interest financing via CareCredit. Their friendly team make go above and beyond to welcome patients and calm their nerves by patiently answering questions and addressing concerns. They provide a large selection of dental treatments from the standard cleanings, teeth whitenings, porcelain veneers, sealants and Invisalign® to gum disease therapies, root canals, obstructive sleep apnea oral appliances, custom mouthguards and dental implants.
Dr. Haitham Wehbe, DMD
Dr. Haitham Wehbe, DMD, earned his Bachelor of Science with honors in Biochemistry in Canada before deciding to stay for his dental education. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Montreal’s McGill University and then moved to the Montreal General Hospital for a one-year residency program. In an effort to continually improve himself and his dental abilities Dr. Wehbe is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Cleveland Dental Society.
Dr. Wehbe’s practice is multilingual, offering treatment in English, French and Arabic. Their team are friendly, professional and dedicated to helping patients, many of them have been at Dr. Wehbe’s practice since graduating college. Dr. Wehbe understands that most patients do not have unlimited resources and offers in-house payment plans. He provides such dental procedures as dental crowns and bridges, personalized mouth guards, bone grafting, oral biopsies, composite and amalgam fillings and aesthetic dental bonding. Dr. Wehbe also provides the unique service of toothprints, which help protect children by allowing law enforcement to identify them more easily.
Dr. RauShonda Smith, DMD
Dr. RauShonda Smith, DMD, has been providing dental care to patients of all ages for nearly 20 years. She attended Columbia, South Carolina’s Benedict College for her undergraduate in chemistry and then moved to The Medical University of South Carolina to attain her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Smith believes strongly in community outreach which is why she is based at Ridge Community Health Center.
Neighborhood Family Practice- Ridge Community Health Center is a full-service clinic providing everything from family planning to behavioral health. Dr. Smith is part of a close-knit team of dental healthcare practitioners that are based at the health center. They accept Medicaid and are happy to give referrals for anything they are unequipped to perform. Dr. Smith performs comprehensive examinations including x-rays, oral cancer screenings, thorough cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants and fillings.