Jon Frankel Dentistry

Father’s Day is Sunday! It’s time to celebrate our fathers for all of the support and love.

At Frankel Dentistry, we also honor dads. On Monday, June 16th, we will be giving fathers a free car wash coupon to Minute Man Carwash on Monroe Street, across the street from the Franklin Park Mall.

Being Father’s Day, we decided to take this time to honor our Founding Father, Dr. Sheldon Frankel. Below are 10 facts about Dr. Sheldon that you may not know.


1.) Dr. Sheldon Frankel grew up playing stickball on the streets of New York.

2.) After  WWII, Sheldon Frankel graduated from the Ohio State University,  moved to Toledo and opened Frankel Dentistry on Michigan Ave. in downtown.

3.)  Sheldon Frankel and his wife, Ervine, have been happily married for over 70 years.


4.) Sheldon and Irvine  have four children: Jerry, Barbara, Karen, and Jon.

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5.) Dr. Sheldon Frankel loved to use advanced dental technology. In fact, he was the first dentist in Toledo to use an electric hand-piece and place dental implants.

6.) Following in their father’s footsteps, Dr. Jon Frankel also graduated from the Ohio State University and joined in father’s practice in 1992. His daughter, Karen is a hygienist at Frankel Dentistry.

7.) Dr. Sheldon is not only a dentist but a teacher. In fact, his lessons extend past dentistry. He often taught the neighborhood children how to swim and play tennis.

8.)  A master of his skill, Dr. Sheldon Frankel’s dental work has been recognized as some of the finest seen by leading doctors at Tuff’s University and in Santa Barbara.

9.) He is a grandfather to 18 children/young adults who affectionately call him “Papa Red” because was a redhead.

Dr. Sheldon Frankel

Dr. Sheldon Frankel

10.) Riding a scooter to work, Dr. Sheldon was an environmentalist before it was cool to go “green.”





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