Meet Our Doctors
We have developed a warm, caring environment where our patients have the opportunity for life-changing results.
Dr. Ronald Carmen
Dr. Carmen, a native of Columbus, Ohio, has been serving Columbus, Ohio, and surrounding communities since 1978. He received his bachelors of science degree from Ohio State University in 1969. Dr. Carmen received his Doctor of Dental Science degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1973. Dr. Carmen then served as a staff dentist in a federally sponsored experimental prototype medical and dental clinic in Boston for two years.
During that time, he was also a staff member of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. Dr Carmen was awarded an HEW Fellowship and began a one-year study of biostatistics and public health at the University of Minnesota. After returning to Case Western and completing a two-year residency, he was awarded a masters degree from the Graduate School and Post Doctoral Specialty certificate in Orthodontics. Dr. Carmen then established his orthodontic and TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) treatment practice in Columbus. He is an INVISALIGN® CERTIFIED PROVIDER and has a special interest in helping patients who suffer from facial pain and headaches. Dr. Carmen favors conservative, non-extraction treatments and will do everything to save natural teeth.
Dr. Carmen is currently a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Society, Central Ohio Study Group of the Seattle Study Club, and Great Lakes Society of Orthodontists.
Dr. Carmen and his wife, Jackie, live in Columbus where they enjoy visiting local restaurants and art exhibits as well as travel when time permits. Dr. Carmen's favorite activities are attending sporting events, especially football and basketball games, including sporting events his patients are involved with. In his free time, Dr. Carmen enjoys playing golf and spending time with his children. In addition to his son, Dr. Jesse, Dr. Carmen has a daughter, Keri, who lives in New York. Dr. Carmen is committed to providing excellent care which routinely exceeds patients expectations. His practice philosophy is to deliver the highest possible care with a commitment to excellence in a relaxed atmosphere. He enjoys coming to work each day and really getting to know his patients. Dr. Carmen has established two additional offices in surrounding communities that are within a very short walking distance to both Pickerington and Canal Winchester schools to better serve his patients closer to home.
Dr. Jesse Carmen
Dr. Jesse Carmen is also a native of Columbus,Ohio as he is Dr. Ronald Carmen's son! Dr. Jesse entered our practice upon completion of his orthodontic residency at Case Western Reserve University. Prior to that, he received his Bachelor's degree from The University of Michigan honors program. He then graduated Cum Laude from The Ohio State College of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Science Degree. The orthodontic field was a very natural choice for Dr. Jesse as a result of the enjoyment he received watching his father in the profession for his entire life. His favorite thing about being an orthodontist is his opportunity to take part in increasing the self esteem and self confidence of all of his patients.
Dr. Jesse is currently a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists,Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Society, Central Ohio Study Group of the Seattle Study Club and World Federation of Orthodontists.
Outside of the office, Dr. Jesse enjoys watching sporting events and participating in outdoor activities such as camping, mountain climbing and white water rafting. He also enjoys playing tennis and "the idea of playing" golf!