Dr. Kenneth Clemens, D.D.S.
“I enjoy the on-going relationship with patients and their families.”
Dr. Ken Clemens grew up in Lancaster, Ohio, and entered the Army following high school. Paired with a dentist during the war, Dr. Clemens learned the value of a college education. Following the war, Dr. Clemens pursued that education at West Virginia University and received his DDS from the Ohio State University School of Dentistry. Following the completion of his DDS, Dr. Clemens returned to service during the Korean War.
In 1956, Dr Clemens founded a dental practice in Lima, Ohio. For more than 50 years he has been a strong advocate for his alma mater and for the Ohio State University Alumni Association. In 1976, he sat on the founding committee of the College of Dentistry Alumni Society and later served as the president of it’s board of governors.
Along with his seat as president of the Lima Academy of Dentistry, Chairman of the Liaison committee of ODA Representatives to HEW Region V., and trustee for the Seventh District of the American Dental Association, Dr. Clemens is counted among the first individuals to be recognized by the OSU’s President’s Club as a charter member.
Dr. Clemens helped to create the dental hygiene program at Rhodes State College where he was a long time board member and took an active role in many national and state health and education organizations, including the American Dental Association and Ohio Dental Association. He also was a member of Governor Richard Celeste’s Task Force on Health Care Cost Containment and Governor George Voinovich’s Task Force on Higher Education.
Along with numerous continuing education certifications such as Periodontics in General Practice and Gnathological Reconstruction, Dr. Clemens has earned many accolades and awards for his commitment to Ohio State and the field of dentistry. Among these are the Centennial Award from the Ohio State University, the Distinguished Service Award from Lima Technical College, the International College of Dentists Golden Pen Award, the Ohio State Alumni Association’s Leadership Award, and the James A. Rhodes State College Honorary Associate in Applied Science Degree. In 2011, he received the Ralph Davenport Mershon Award and is recognized by Ohio State’s Neil Legacy Society for a bequest to benefit the College of Dentistry. He also received the Ohio Association of Community College’s Maureen C. Grody Award for extraordinary leadership at Rhodes State College.
Dr. Clemens continues to work part-time at Lima Dental Associates. He supervises fourth-year Ohio State dental students at Lima Community Dental.
“I like doing things and building things (fillings, crowns, bridges, and dentures) with my own two hands.” Dr. Kenneth Clemens, D.D.S.
Dr. Justin Crowley, D.D.S.
“Getting to know a patient on an individual level and building a relationship with them is one of my favorite parts of dentistry!”
Dr. Crowley was born in Forest lake, Minnesota and has been a lifelong buckeye fan. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in human biology from Minnesota State University Mankato, he was excited to continue his education at The Ohio State University. There he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He is CDCA Board certified, which allows him to practice in 46 states.
Growing up in a smaller town, Dr. Crowley is excited to be able to serve a rural community in Lima. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing with his two dogs, Duke and Ghost.
“I am looking forward to joining such a diverse, dedicated team of professionals.”
DDS: The Ohio State University
Member: Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association.
Dr. Courtney Fleming, D.D.S.
He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and is licensed by both the Ohio State Dental Board and the North East Regional Board of Examiners.
Dr. Fleming is also the proud father of two beautiful children and husband to tthe lovely Mrs. Dana Fleming of the Cleveland, OH area.
Dr. Fleming was born in Columbus, Ohio and attended Hartley High School. He earned his undergraduate degree in biology and pre-med from Capital University in 1996 and then graduated from Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 2003.
Dr. Fleming was first employed as a dentist with American Dental Centers before founding and owning Fleming Family Dental in Columbus, Ohio. Soon thereafter, he opened a second practice in Kenton, Ohio.
Dr. Fleming is currently a member of the American Dental Association and is licensed by both the Ohio State Dental Board and the Northeast Regional Board of Examiners.
Dr. Fleming is also the proud father of two beautiful children and is married to Mrs. Dana Fleming.
Dr. Joseph Hampton, D.D.S.
Dr. Chad Ollom, D.D.S.
Having the ability to transform a smile and experience the happiness associated with it is, to me, the most rewarding part of the profession.
Dr. Chad Ollom was born in Wheeling, West Virginia and was drawn to Buckeye country where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Dr. Ollom’s passion for dentistry and hunger for learning has gained him his certification in Invisalign, Botox and Dermal Fillers, and also led him to graduate from the Midwest Implant Institute where he has expanded his knowledge in the placement of dental implants. Dr. Ollom is offers orthodontic, endodontic and implant services to Lima Dental Associates.
Dr. Ollom’s lifelong passion for science guided him into healthcare and dentistry. One of his goals is to provide his patients with the most comfortable and comprehensive dental experience possible. He believes that dentistry is just as much of an art as it is a science.
DDS: The Ohio State University
Certified: Invisalign Orthodontics, Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm
Graduate: Midwest Implant Institute
Member: Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, Columbus Dental Association
Dr. Stephanie Ollom, D.D.S.