Dr. Chad was born in Ravenna, Ohio. He earned his undergraduate degree (BA), from Hiram College and completed his dental degree (DDS) and orthodontic training (certificate and Master’s in Science in Oral Biology) at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.
Dr. Chad has been in private practice since 2004 and finds developing relationships with his patients and parents on their smile journey most rewarding. Dr. Chad enjoys giving back including time spent volunteering at Akron Children’s Hospitals’ Craniofacial Center and with the Give Kids a Smile Program. Dr. Chad has served as a part-time associate clinical professor at The Ohio State University Division of Orthodontics as well as written and lectured on both professional (dental/orthodontic) and personal topics (educational experience and cancer journey).
Dr. Chad is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics and member of the College of Diplomats, as well as an active member in many professional organizations such as the AAO, GLAO, OAO, CSO, ADA, ODA, and MCDS. He is a past President of the Cleveland Society of Orthodontists and former member of the Schulman Study Group.
Dr. Chad is married to Jennifer, his wife of over 20 years, whom he met at Hiram College. They have two children. Faith, who stays busy academically and socially while participating on the high school gymnastics team and coaching gymnastics. Our youngest Lance is involved in scouts, competitive gymnastics, and caring for his red crested gecko (Rusty). Dr. Chad enjoys being active and most often you will find him on family walks and hikes with Ruby, their Bernese Mountain dog. Dr. Chad also dedicates time to fundraisers for cancer, such as Stewart’s Caring Place and Pelotonia.