Meet Dr. Mitchell & His Staff

Dr. Joseph Mitchell attended John Carroll University and Youngstown State University for undergraduate studies. Due to his high academic grades and dental admission testing scores, he was admitted to OSU College of Dentistry with three years undergraduate training. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1972. Upon graduation he entered private practice and has maintained a general dentistry practice up to the present. Since 1980, Dr. Mitchell has had extensive training (over 2800 continuing education hours) in implantology and has utilized implants as a subspecialty in his family practice.

Why Us?

Experienced Dentist

Dr. Mitchell has over 30+ years of experience in dentistry and 34 years of experience in dental implants. Click to request a free dental implant consultation.

Skilled Staff

The highly skilled staff offers the highest level of general and cosmetic dentistry service.

Cutting Edge Technology

The Oral Health Center has the equipment and experience to make your smile look just the way you want.

Dedication and Service

Dr. Mitchell can give every patient an optimal result with beautiful restorations and smiles, functional ability to chew properly, and durable restorations that will last many years.

Dr. Mitchell’s Credentials
  • Appreciation award, past president of the Worthington Study Group 1982.
  • Appreciation award for Directorship of the Central Ohio Implant Group 1984.
  • Ohio State University award for nutrition presentation at implant symposium 1987.
  • Award for successful completion of CPR instructor certification Red Cross Chapter, Columbus, Ohio 1985.
  • Awarded certificate for successful completion of oral and written examination for conscious sedation administration 1985.
  • Awarded certificate of successful completion of oral and written testing in Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio 1986.
  • Awarded active membership status in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry upon completion of oral and written exams and twenty fully documented implant case studies 1985.
  • Clinical instructor for cylinder, blade, and subperiosteal implants at the Midwest Implant Institute, 1984 to present.
  • Presentations at international AAID Conference – New Orleans 1990.
  • Presentation at Indiana College of Dentistry Implant Post-Graduate Program 1990.
  • Other courses taught on marketing implants, patient selection, nutritional requirements for subperiosteal implant patients and various implant systems throughout the United States.
  • Fellow of the Midwest Implant Institute.


Naturally when you can chew food like it’s supposed to be chewed. Your stomach can handle it better. It’s really not just a cosmetic thing. It’s for your whole body.
Barb CrandillThornville, Ohio

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I treat my child's cut or bitten tongue, lip or cheek?
Apply ice to bruised areas. If there is bleeding, apply firm but gentle pressure with a clean gauze or cloth. If bleeding does not stop after 15 minutes or it cannot be controlled by simple pressure, take the child to a hospital emergency room.

What do I do if my child knocks out a permanent tooth?


Find the tooth. Handle the tooth by the top (crown), not the root portion. You may rinse the tooth, but DO NOT clean or handle the tooth unnecessarily. Try to reinsert it in its socket. Have the child hold the tooth in place by biting on clean gauze or cloth. If you cannot reinsert the tooth, transport the tooth in cup containing milk or water. See a dentist IMMEDIATELY! Time is a critical fact in saving the tooth.

What should I do when I get a tooth ache?


Clean the area around the sore tooth thoroughly. Rinse the mouth vigorously with warm salt water or use dental floss to dislodge trapped food or debris. DO NOT place aspirin on the gum or the aching tooth. If face is swollen, apply a cold compress. Take acetaminophen for pain and see a dentist as soon as possible.

What should I do if my child breaks their braces?

If a broken appliance can be removed easily, take it out. If it cannot, cover the sharp or protruding portion with cotton balls, gauze, or chewing gum. If a wire is stuck in the gums, cheek, or tongue, DO NOT remove it. Take the child to a dentist immediately. Loose or broken appliances that do not bother the child don’t usually require emergency attention.

What do I do if I break a tooth?

Rinse dirt from injured area with warm water. Place cold compress over the face in the area of the injury. Locate and save any broken tooth fragments. Immediate dental attention is necessary.