WEST — Rocky River Location
21851 Center Ridge Road, #104
Rocky River, Ohio 44116
Phone: (440) 331-3044
SOUTH — Strongsville Location
13550 Falling Water Road, #103
Strongsville, Ohio 44136
Phone: (440) 238-4000

Our Doctors

Dr. Thomas Bodnar, a graduate of St. Ignatius, received his multiple degrees in Science, Dentistry and Periodontics through studies at Marquette University, Loyola University, University of Illinois in Chicago and Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Bodnar has lectured to community and dental groups locally and nationally on topics ranging from gingivital aesthetics and periodontal disease to cosmetic procedures and dental implants. Dr. Bodnar is past President of the West Shore Dental Study Club and is a member of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, American Dental Academy and the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Tom enjoys spending time with his family in their Fairview Park home.  His wife, Elizabeth "Liza" Santo, is a highly respected general dentist in the Cleveland area.  Their four daughters Olivia 17, Brooke 14, Paige 12 and Chloe 10 and their son Julius 8 (named after Dr. Tom's Father) are active and enjoy hiking, skiing, and exploring.  The Bodnar family is active in the surrounding community. It is not unusual to see the family serving in a soup kitchen one day and performing surgery the next.

Dr. Bodnar and family are enthusiastic supporters of the arts and life of Cleveland. From the Rock Hall to the Museum of Art, Frostville farmers market down to the West Side Market, An Indians game or a party in the park the Santo-Bodnar family is more than just a part of this city. Like each of us, they are the core of this city. He believes in what Cleveland and more specifically what the near west side stands for. Simply put, a city and beliefs well founded in God, family, and trusted friends.

Dr. Tom is an adventurous traveler, domestic and abroad, and spends his leisure time in an array of diverse activities. He cooks for friends and family, with an emphasis on Thai foods, and is an avid hiker, climber and skier. Tom is also a poet, writer and advocate for a more peaceful green planet.

Dr. Kenneth Bodnar has been practicing Periodontics in Rocky River and Strongsville since 1984. He is a graduate of St. Edward High School, has received multiple degrees in Science, Dentistry and Periodontics through studies at Creighton University, Loyola University and Northwestern University. Dr. Bodnar has trained along with Dr. Bob Pick, a leading expert in Laser Periodontics, and Dr. David Greenfield, a world-renowned expert in Cosmetic Gum Grafting. He has served on the Board of Directors for the Greater Cleveland Dental Society and is a member of the Ohio Dental Association, American Dental Academy and the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Ken has been married for 32 years to his beautiful wife, Annette, who is a Registered Dental Hygienist. The live in their Strongsville home just down the street from our office.  They have two children; Andrea (29) and Ted (27). Dr. Ken and Annette enjoy travelling to Arizona to spend time with their two granddaughters.

Dr. Ken enjoys travelling abroad.  He enjoys outdoor activities, including participating in triathlons, golfing, skiing, hiking and long walks with his wife Annette, and dog.  Dr. Ken strongly believes that a well-balanced diet along with exercise leads to a healthy immune system and a healthy smile.

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