Dr. McIlvaine is excited to be back in his home town of Wadsworth, OH. He recently graduated with his D.M.D, (Doctor of Dental Medicine) from the (national basketball champion) University of Kentucky. He has been living in Lexington, KY for the past eight years. Althought he now bleeds blue, he is still a Buckeye at heart. While at UK, he served as his dental school class president for all four years and was the recipient of the American College of Dentist Outstanding Student Leader Award.
Alex graduated from Wadsworth High School and was president of the class of 2004. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Lori (Hanna) McIlvaine, who also graduated from Wadsworth in 2004 and is now working as an environmental engineering consultant. Lori and Alex have been blessed with the arrival of their first child, Josephene Ruby, born May 20th, 2013. Alex is the youngest son of Steve (Judge) and Sarah (teacher) McIlvaine who also live here in Wadsworth. His older brother Jake, married to Emily (Lisle), is currently serving our country in the U.S. Navy, and they are living in the D.C. area with their daughter, Aylin and son, Lachlan.
Since moving back to Wadsworth, Alex and his wife are working toward being active members of the community. Alex is in the process of becoming a member of the Chamber of Commerce, and he is currently a member of Wadsworth Lion’s Club , Wadsworth Young Professionals, Wadsworth Community Choir, a CYO basketball coach, and is helping with Wadsworth upcoming Bicentennial. Lori looks to be involved with Downtown Wadsworth, Young Professionals, and the upcoming Wadsworth Bicentennial event in 2014.
Dr. Warner graduated Summa Cum Laude, fourth in his class, from The Ohio State University in 1979. He has practiced in Wadsworth ever since. He is a member of the OKU National Dental Honor Society. In 30+ years of practice he has seen amazing advances in the care available to patients. Dr. Warner says: “With the services we can offer today in prevention, orthodontics and restorative care, a young person today should expect a lifetime of healthy, attractive, natural teeth.”
Dr. Warner and his wife, Debbie, both graduated from Wadsworth High School. They raised two sons, both now grown and married. They recently welcomed their first grandchild. Dr. Warner has been active in the community over the years including Lions Club, United Methodist Church, Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital Board, Medina County Planning Commission, and many youth sports activities. He is a runner and an avid cyclist, logging several thousand miles yearly with group rides, Orrville Cycling Club rides or tandem tours with Debbie.
In the office, Dr. Warner has been offering orthodontic care since 1984. More currently, the advent of Cerec in office ceramic milling offers same day, highly esthetic crowns. “We love using this technology and the patients like the one visit results with no gooey impression materials.”
The dental practice was started in 1952 by Dr. S. R. Strimple. Dr. Warner has been proud to carry on that tradition of quality patient care and community involvement.
Originally from Parma, OH, Joan has spent the last 40 years teaching patients about how to obtain optimum oral health care. She also enjoys biking, hiking and water skiing. When not doing one of those outdoor events, you can find Joan cheering on her favorite college soccer and basketball team.
For the past 20 years, Shelley has enjoyed coming to work each day to her amazing co-workers and her patients who have become more like family – which is nice since Shelley’s family is from Brandford, Ontario Canada (about 100 km just southwest of Toronto). She has been married for the past 15 years and has a 13 year old daughter who keeps her very busy running around to school activities and sporting events.
After graduating from The Ohio State University in 1984, Debbie has enjoyed working with the wonderful staff and building great relationships with our patients. Having been born and raised in Wadsworth, she could not have thought of a better place to raise her 4 children. She has 3 girls: the oldest is getting married, one is a senior at Bowling Green, and one is a senior at Wadsworth High School. Her lone son is in 9th grade at the Wadsworth Middle School. Her fantastic husband owns an excavating company in Wadsworth as well.
Debbie loves developing friendly relationships and helping the patients achieve their dental needs. She has been helping patients achieve their needs for the past 30 years. Originally from Wadsworth, Debbie enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, bicycling, skiing, boating and reading.
For the past 25 years, Sheila has loved her job as a dental assistant! She is originally from Wadsworth, and enjoys spending the summer in the sun with her high school sweetheart of 24 years and their two wonderful children.
While Laura has always lived in Wadsworth, she has enjoyed spending the last 25 years meeting new people as a dental assistant. She also has enjoyed raising 3 wonderful children who have provided her with 3 wonderful, beautiful grandchildren.
Holly is very adventurous, spending most of her free time outdoors; however, for the past 17 years she has been helping people smile. She hails from the Sterling area, and has 1 daughter who she loved watching grow up.