Pediatric Dentist Dr. Thomas Becher Provides World Class Pediatric Dentistry Services
Worthington, OH - One of a handful of experts in his field, Dr. Tom Becher is a board-certified specialist in the field of pediatric dentistry. With nearly 37 years of experience, Dr. Becher engages his private practice in one of the top pediatric dental clinics in the community, The Greatest Smiles on Earth.
Growing up as the second youngest among four siblings in Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Becher discovered his love for pediatric dentistry during a dental externship on an Indian reservation in Montana. According to Dr. Tom, it was there at the foothills of the Rockies that he experienced firsthand both the responsibility and personal satisfaction of caring for the dental needs of children. It is this enthusiasm and passion for pediatric dentistry that has served as the foundation of the “The Greatest Smiles on Earth.”
About the Dental Practice
Today, The Greatest Smiles on Earth has an office environment and treatment modalities that cater exclusively to the comfort and dental care of children ranging from infancy to 18 years of age. The facility features tranquil aquariums and office décor specially designed to exude a fun and relaxing atmosphere for children to help alleviate if not eliminate many of the common fears and anxieties linked to dentistry. Also, the clinic revolves around the philosophy of prioritizing the prevention of dental disease through frequent dental checkups, protective tooth sealants, topical fluoride treatments, preventive orthodontics, and mouth guards for sports-related activities.
By offering complete dental care that includes orthodontics in one central location, Dr. Becher and his staff can provide a comfortable dental experience for children of all ages while at the same time be convenient for parents and guardians. Dr. Tom believes that this unique concept of a "dental home" can help nurture strong interpersonal relationships with his family of patients as well as improve communication between patients, doctors, and staff.
About Dr. Thomas Becher
A graduate of the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry, Dr. Becher completed his specialization in pediatric dentistry at Mott Children's Health Center/Hurley Medical Center in central Michigan. It was during his two-year residency that he received comprehensive clinical and didactic skills and knowledge in all aspects of dentistry for infants, children, and adolescents. He specialized in age-appropriate orthodontics designed to make the most of the benefits of orthodontics with natural growth and development of teeth.
In addition to his practice, Dr. Tom Becher is also an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Orthodontic Society and is an elected member of the Beta Delta Fraternity, an honorary dental fraternity for oral medicine and oral pathology. He is a recipient of the Certificate of Merit from the American Society of Dentistry for Children and the award for Meritorious Presentation at the Frank V. Hodges Research Forum, Hurley Medical Center. He also regularly participates in continuing education to further his knowledge and skills in the field of pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Becher resides in Ohio with his wife, two sons, and their dog, Bogey.