Jon Frankel Dentistry

  1. Since 1946 Frankel Dentistry has served the Toledo community with an “always better” philosophy. This commitment to upholding the Best Dental Experience attracts amazing dental professionals. Frankel Dentistry would like you to get to know your dental family. Zach Duckworth has been with Frankel Dentistry almost five years. Everyone loves Zach.

    Call the Dentist!

    We asked Zach a few questions to get to know him better.

    Give us a brief description of your position.

    As Office Integrator I ensure that the office is running smoothly, and each patient is receiving the best dental experience.

    Why did you choose your career?

    My career chose me. I couldn’t be happier.

    Why do you love Frankel Dentistry?

    It gives me the ability to help others.

    What is your favorite recipe?

    Chicken tacos, hands down!

    What is your favorite snack on the go?

    Granola bar

    What is your favorite local restaurant?

    Doc Watson’s

    What is your favorite way to exercise?

    Playing with my children.

    Do you have a hidden talent? If so what is it? 

    I can blow bubbles off my tongue. (My wife doesn’t even know.)

    What is your dream vacation?

    Take my family to see the Red Woods in Northern California.

    What is your favorite leisure activity? 

    Relax and watch television with my dog at my side.

    If you had a power, what would it be?

    Cure sickness.

    If you could relive any day in the past, what would it be?

    My wedding day.

    What is the one item you cannot live without?

    My Sonicare electric toothbrush.

  1. Frankel Dentistry takes your heart health seriously. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff stress updated medical histories, regularly scheduled well care visits, proper brushing and flossing.

    February has been designated American Heart Health month. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/education-and-awareness/heart-month

    Several of these dedicated dental professionals posed for photos sharing the love for those with heart disease themselves or with family members with heart issues. Others offered their top hints for heart health.

    Tristan Lipp

    Rebecca Miller, R.D.H. shared, “Keep a healthy mouth, floss, brush, and see your dentist regularly.”

    Zach Duckworth, Practice Integrator

    “Brush, floss, and exercise regularly”, offered Dr. Andrew Smith.

    Emily Schimming, RDH

    Dr. Karim reminded us, “Monitor your blood pressure. We check it at each dental visit.”

    Olivia Slates, RDH

    Dr. Uveges added, “Limit your salt intake”.

    Pamela Weitzel, Dental Concierge

    Olivia Slates and her patient, a Toledo registered nurse, suggest, “Watch your intake of sweets and processed food.”

    Love Your Smile
  1. Dr. Frankel welcomes 2021 because of his patients.

    It is a new year. Rumor is people hate the dentist. Not true at Frankel Dentistry in Toledo, Ohio. Check out the January 2021 reviews so far:

    Happy Patients

    January 1, 2021

    Olivia is the reason we come to Frankel Dentistry. We absolutely love her. She’s been amazing with my children since they were toddlers.

    Roman P.

    January 5, 2021

    My appt was at 8:20 AM & prompt I was there Jenny took me in at 8:20 AM me in before 8:20AM Administer services without waiting too long.

    Daniel W

    January 5, 2021

    Always a pleasant trip going to Frankel Dentistry. Everyone is so kind and professional. I know I am getting the best care for my teeth when I see Dr. Frankel or any of his associates. I would like to give two pats on the back and a big ATTTA boy/girl to the entire staff for a job well done.

    Joseph S

    January 5, 2021

    Timewise no waiting

    Pain wise not pain

    Staff very nice

    Doctor very nice

    Mary AD

    January 7, 2021

    My wife and I have been patients at Frankel Dentistry since the early 1970’s. I don’t think anything else needs to be said.

    Richard M

    January 7, 2021

    First time there and I felt comfortable and I don’t like the dentist. Julie was great. And was gentle on my teeth. Will DEFINITELY be going back to let her work on my teeth.

    Randy G

    January 7, 2021

    I was very impressed with my initial exam and x-rays. The x-rays were processed immediately – only a few minutes. The professional conducting my exam put the photos on the tv screen in front of me and used a mouse pointer to highlight the areas of concern as she explained the issues (possible root infection , tartar build-up, filling inclusions..) Very thorough. I came out with a clear understanding of the issues and treatment plan.

    Thomas S

    January 9, 2021

    I am writing this review to compliment my dental hygienist. I wish I could remember her name. She was so friendly and kind. She made my experience very enjoyable. I am thankful for your business.

    Chantelle S

    January 12, 2021

    As always Dr. Smith is great and his dental assistant is very nice and professional.

    Dawn R

    January 12, 2021

    Rebecca is a gentle and caring hygienist. She explains everything as she does it. She is soothing for someone who has had a really bad experience in the past.

    Joy S

    January 12, 2021

    This place is awesome. Everyone is so friendly and they do a great job.

    Jennifer G

    January 13, 2021

    The young Lady I didn’t get name thank you for cleaning teeth she is a gift from God she was patience compassion Lots of Love thank God for her .the Doctor was good also everyone was very friendly thank you’ve blessed and safe.

    Lucy O

    January 13, 2021

    On time, great people to work with, courteous, professional and a special thanks to Dr. Smith and those who assisted him the names I don’t recall.

    Richard F

    January 14, 2021

    Great atmosphere, very clean and sanitized, and also very friendly staff.

    Donald D

    January 14, 2021

    Amy did a great job with my cleaning and x-rays yesterday. She clearly is excellent at her job and her professional attitude is top-notch.

    Laura S

    January 15, 2021

    Good

    Floyd B

    January 15, 2021

    So professional and organized makes it a pleasure to go to the dentist.

    Jamie S

    January 20, 2021

    I’ve yet to have a bad experience here. Everyone in this office is a joy to have helping me. Thank you ALL very much.

    Anthony L

    Want to see more reviews? Go to the link below.https://www.patientconnect365.com/MicrositeReviews/Index/Ohio/Toledo/43623/Frankel_Dentistry

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  1. A healthy mouth promotes a healthy body. Toledo, Ohio dentist Dr. Jon Frankel reminds us that, especially now, keeping a strong immune system is important. One way is to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff at Frankel Dentistry created a 2021 dental health questionnaire. It is a great way to find out where you can improve.

    Dental Check Up

    When was your last dental visit?

    (You need to be seen every 3 to 6 months.)

    Great Patients

    Do your children enjoy visiting the dentist?

    (Kids who like going to the dentist are more likely to enjoy a lifetime of dental health.

    New Toothbrush

    How old is your toothbrush?

    (It is best to replace your toothbrush every 3 months.)

    Find Your Floss

    Where is your dental floss?

    (It is vital to floss at least once a day to clean between your teeth.)

    Find the Tongue Scraper

    Do you scrape your tongue?

    (Tongue scrapers are a great way to clean your mouth. After once you will make it a must!)

    Healthy Smiles

    Are the seniors in your life visiting the dentist?

    (After 60 going to the dentist at least every 3 months is recommended.)

    Dental Insurance

    If you have dental insurance benefits, have they changed?

    (Many employers/providers change benefits annually often in January.)

    Smile Power

    Do you like you smile?

    (Smiles bring confidence, communication, and inspire you to brush and floss.)

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  1. Dental Implants

    Losing an adult tooth due to decay, gum disease, or injury can be upsetting. The thought of wearing a partial denture is an unwelcome life-style change.

    Partial Dentures

    A permanent dental bridge compromises the health of the adjacent teeth.

    Tooth Reduction for Dental Bridge


    Fortunately,  the art and science of dentistry has come to the rescue. 

    Dental Implant


    Dental implants are as close as it gets to natural teeth. A titanium root is fused to the bone of your jaw. Once fixed in place an attachment is placed. A crown looking just like your original tooth ( and sometimes better) is cemented to the attachment.

    Dental Implant Attachment and Crown


    It is basically back to normal. You can brush, floss and smile.

    If you are interested in replacing missing teeth with dental implants call Frankel Dentistry for a complimentary consultation. Things that may be discussed are:

    • Replacing missing teeth to minimize bone loss and shifting teeth.
    • Evaluating your dental health with a comprehensive oral exam and x-rays
    • Taking a multidimensional scan of your teeth to determine if an implant is a possibility.
    • Using a scan to map out the ideal location for a dental implant.
    • Creating a guide to position the implant.
    • Placing the Implant.
    •  Attaching an abutment to hold the new crown.
    • Seating the dental crown.

    Find out more. Your smile with thank you!

  1. Best Gift Under the Tree

    A Toledo, Ohio dentist at Frankel Dentistry overheard one of his healthcare professionals sharing that her family made fun of her gift-giving. It was not funny to the seasoned dentist. His dedicated employee was giving electric toothbrushes.

    Dental Health is important

    Electric toothbrushes are not only a generous gift, but they can also keep folks healthy. It is well documented that a healthy mouth promotes a healthy body. During the current COVID-19 pandemic it is more important than ever  to maintain a healthy immune system. Optimizing oral health with daily dental hygiene and regularly scheduled dental visits is key. Daily oral care is essential. There is no better time than now to perfect flossing and brushing.

    The doctors and healthcare providers at Frankel Dentistry have seen marked improvement in the dental health of their patients who floss daily and use an electric toothbrush. They often recommend Philips Sonicare.

    Great Toothbrushing Technique

    Unknown Frankel Dental Employee

    Five reasons to give your family and friends a sonic-boom, dental plaque attacking gift from the anonymous dental professional.

    • Thinking of you at least once (and up to three times) a day.
    • Saving money on dental bills.
    • Boosting well-being as dental health promotes overall health.
    • Keeping the shock of mask breath at bay.
    • Giving family and friends something to tease you about!
    Give Today


    If you are interested in an electric toothbrush or a complimentary consultation contact Frankel Dentistry at either the Toledo or Maumee location.

  1. Jon Frankel, DDS and Amber Puhl, DDS


    Today is National Team Leader Manager Day. Drs. Frankel and Puhl have created a business model using Team Leaders for nearly a decade. Once selected, Frankel Dentistry Team Leaders elect to be leaders. What so these unique individuals have to say about their role in “Changing Lives a Smile at a Time” for Frankel Dentistry?

    Elena

    Elena

    It is gratifying to help others grow while making Frankel Dentistry better.

    Emily

    Emily in Toledo

    I enjoy facilitating individuals in a group setting through critical thinking and problems solving. It is key toward creating an always better experience for our patients.

    Pamela

    Pamela

    Dentistry offer the best of all worlds. It is an amalgamation of science, art, business, psychology, and most importantly healthcare. As a team leader one is not just a cog in the wheels of the practice. The team leader position offers the privilege of becoming a part of the energy that creates and maintains the best dental experience for patients, doctors, staff, and healthcare providers.

    Deb


    Deb

    Frankel Dentistry has an always better philosophy. The opportunity for personal and professional growth is unparalleled. Sharing, training, and managing while helping patients and healthcare providers is my passion. I would not work anywhere else.

    Lindsay

    Lindsay

    I like problem solving while facilitating the personal and professional growth of my team. Helping patients and my teammates reach their goals is my passion. At Frankel Dentistry I am empowered to change lives a smile at a time.

    Mary Ann

    Mary Ann

    Being useful energizes me. Frankel Dentistry has offered me the opportunity to guide patients and co-workers to reach their personal, professional, and dental health goals. I am grateful to serve others.

    Angie


    Angie

    Frankel Dentistry’s “Always Better” value sums up why I enjoy a leadership role. We grow together both professionally and personally. Helping others is the touchstone to happiness for me. Being a Team Leader or Integrator allows me that privilege.

    Danielle



    Danielle

    Interdepartmental communication and the amazing synergy of working together motivated me to become a team leader. Facilitating the growth of my team members and the practice has been gratifying. I am honored to be part of Frankel Dentistry where the doctors, healthcare providers, staff and patients look forward to being there.  

    Cindy

    Cindy

    Being a team leader offers the unique opportunity for personal growth while nurturing, guiding, and facilitating the growth of others. Frankel Dentistry’s “Always Better” philosophy is a perfect fit for my team and me.

    Molly

    Molly

    The position of Hygiene team leader is an excellent platform to improve communication.  It is gratifying to facilitate communication and to observe the benefit it offers our team, their patients, and the practice.

    Angela

    Angela

    I love my career as a Dental Hygienist. As a team leader I can connect and communicate enhancing how I care for my patients, the doctors, fellow healthcare providers at staff. It is simply the best.

    Nicole

    Nicole

    Building teams is what I like to do. It is enjoyable to bring together the patient experience with our doctors, healthcare providers, and staff. A team that embraces positivity is unstoppable!

    Emily in Maumee

    Emily

    I enjoy taking my career to the next level by finding creative solutions to improve the dental experience for my team and patients. The collective process helps my individual team member grow while making the practice better.  It is the best of both worlds.

    Mary

    Mary

    I love to learn and inspire others to reach their goals through sharing and training. Frankel Dentistry is an excellent platform for my personal and professional growth as well as that of my team.

  1. October is Dental Hygiene Month

    Toledo Dentist Jon Frankel, DDS celebrates dental hygienists.  Dr. Frankel knows dentistry. His father, uncle and two cousins served the community through dental care as dentists. His aunt and sister have practiced dental hygiene for decades. Dentistry is in his DNA.

    Frankel Dentistry has served the Toledo, Ohio area since 1946.


    The hygienists at both the Toledo and Maumee locations of Frankel Dentistry report that the doctor, healthcare provider, staff team works together seamlessly.  It is the ideal dental practice for career dental hygienists. They are not shy to boast how proud they are to work at Frankel Dentistry.

    Love what you do. Serve all.

    Weekly meetings, monthly reviews, bimonthly training, and room for advancement make their careers in dental hygiene exciting. The collaboration of advanced technology and direct communication between doctors, healthcare providers, and patients take this dental practice to another level.

    Dr. Frankel and Dr. Puhl lead the Always Better approach.

    Patients notice the difference. They often mention that to their surprise they look forward to dental visits. One patient explained dental hygiene in an interesting analogy. “ If exploring my mouth was like the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the Oregon Trail, my hygienist would be Sacagawea. The trail scout and guide reporting findings to Dr. Lewis and Clark.”

    Your guide (dental hygienist) and doctor keep your smile healthy and beautiful.

    Patients are scheduled to see their dental hygienist every 3 or 6 months. Exams with the doctor are minimally an annual event. To better understand the role of a dental hygienist check this description post on the American Dental Association website: https://www.ada.org/en/education-careers/careers-in-dentistry/dental-team-careers/dental-hygienist.

    Frankel Dentistry Dental Hygienist love what they do.

    When asked why they chose careers in dental hygiene the Frankel crew was quick to answer. It is easy to see how much they enjoy what they do. It is important and they know it.



    Rebecca:

    Dental Hygiene is the best career in two ways. You have the privilege of helping people gain and maintain oral health while sharing the experience of them feeling better about themselves.

    Olivia:

    I love building people’s confidence through their smiles.

    Sarah:

    I adore working with children. Parents who bring in their children at an early age are giving them a beautiful inheritance. These children are in position to enjoy a lifetime of oral health. A healthy mouth promotes a healthy body.

    Pamela:

    Dental Hygiene challenges the mind and warms the heart. It is ever evolving in diverse arenas: psychology, science, business, and art. Stretching oneself while enhancing the well-being of others both emotionally and physically. You must be grateful to enjoy a career that gives so much.

    Deb:

    I am a hygienist who started as a patient! I was a patient at Frankel Dentistry. My dental hygienist impressed me so much that I became one! Once I graduated and passed my boards I joined Frankel Dentistry. It is eighteen years later, and I still love what I do. I am the Toledo location Dental Hygiene team leader, one if the Treatment Plan Concierges and actively seeing patients.  I love what I do!

    Jenny:

    I am grateful to be changing lives smile at a time. After 15 years I still love what I do and cannot imagine working anywhere else.

  1. There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding prophylactic pre-medicating (taking a prescribed dose of antibiotics) before dental treatment.

    Do I need an antibiotic before dental treatment?

    At Frankel Dentistry a medical clearance specialist calls the patient’s primary care physician, internal medicine specialist, cardiologist, or orthopedic surgeon to verify if a single dose of antibiotic need be taken minimally one hour or the night before dental procedures.

    Medical Clearance Specialist contacting patient’s physician or specialist before appointment.

    This once common precaution currently pertains to cardiac patients with restorative surgery to heart valves, a history of infection of the sac around the heart, heart transplant patients, individuals born with unrepaired heart disease, those with hearts repaired with shunts or those with leaky valves. For more information, check: https://www.todaysrdh.com/cutting-premedication-confusion/

    Frankel Dentistry shows the love.

    Patients with joint replacement such as knee, hip, or shoulder may or may not require a pre-dose of antibiotic. It varies from one orthopedic surgeon to another. It keeps the Frankel Dentistry medical clearance specialist busy assuring the health of our patients.

    We will check if you need prophylactic premedication.

    Dental Hygienist, Brittney Gates adds, “Recently we have found many of our long-time patients think that a pre-med is only for anxiety. We would like to remind all our patients with heart issues repaired or not and joint restoration or replacement  to play it safe. Take your pre-med if your doctor recommends it.”

    Brittney Gates, RDH

  1. Dental Practice Makes Happiness Go Viral


    Since 1946 Frankel Dentistry has been changing lives a smile at a time. It is not just the patients who are smiling. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff seem to be continually happy. The best dental experience they provide is not only for their patients but each other. What makes smiling go viral at this Ohio dental office?

    Core Process are Documented and Accessible

    Weekly meetings,  monthly training, continuing education opportunities, and quarterly events help the employees at both the Toledo and Maumee locations really get to know each other. Core processes include conflict resolution and communication refinement. The entire office is currently looking at Kim Scott’s Radical Candor communication model.

    Frankel Dentistry takes time to learn how to enjoy their patients and each other!

    Pre-Covid Meeting with Ron Kaminski from CultureShoc

    Core Processes are key at this midwestern dental practice. These processes have a life of their own. They grow and improve, changing as needed. Using  the EOS model for business organization brings the freedom of knowing what is expected and how to live a stress-free work life. Being accountable is fun once you hone your talents in a position you want, get, and have the capacity to excel at.

    Frankel Dentistry has clear expectations!

    Healthy Mouth Healthy Body Brochure

    The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff at Frankel Dentistry are grateful to serve the community through dentistry. Clinical studies continue to expand the correlation between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. Please feel free to contact their office at mainoffice@jonfrankeldentistry.com for their brochure on the impact of dental health on overall health. If you ask the employees at either location what their passion is, the answer will be unanimous, Changing Lives a Smile at a Time. This is no small thing.

    Frankel Dentistry makes a real impact!

    Who is your dentist?

    Don’t be rude but ask to look in the wallet or purse of a Frankel Dentistry team member. You will find a business card just waiting to be shared. Referred new patients receive a complimentary comprehensive exam with radiographs and oral cancer screening. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff at Frankel Dentistry can’t help themselves but bring work home. It is too important. They know the impact they can make through dental care. They appreciate what Frankel Dentistry does for their families and patients. It is just too good to not share.    

    Frankel Dentistry has employees who wouldn’t work anywhere else.

    Looking? Contact Frankel Human Resources
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    Adopting Paragon Management owner, Ken Runkle’s BRAVO board is one of the many ways to be recognized at Frankel Dentistry. Comments are read daily thanking a team member for contributing over and above. Birthdays are celebrated with the delivery of a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Recently the new parents at both locations were surprised with cases of diapers delivered to their doorsteps.

    Frankel Dentistry celebrates doctors, healthcare providers, and staff.

    Always Better Philosophy includes ZOOM meetings during the pandemic.

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