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Chardon Smile Center

For the best in smile rejuvenation and dental care, we invite you to try Chardon Smile Center. We offer an excellent range of restorative, preventive, and cosmetic dentistry services designed to keep you happy with your smile! Our Chardon dental practice offers CEREC one-visit crowns, as well as teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. And like our other locations, we also offer regular checkups, root canals, gum disease therapy, and more!

Office Tour

Chardon waiting room
Chardon Smile Center front desk
Chardon dental exam room
Chardon Smile Center waiting room

Meet the Staff

Dr. Christopher R. Phillips

Dr. Phillips comes from Chardon, received his undergraduate education at Denison University, and graduated with his D.D.S. from Case Western Reserve University in 1997. He's been in private practice since his graduation.

Dr. Phillips is a member of the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and Northeast Ohio Dental Society. He loves helping patients in both times of great health and times of need, and he loves working with our wonderful staff.

His primary interest outside of work is his family. Dr. Phillips is married to his wife Erika and they have 3 children, Emily, Lauren and Justin. He is involved in their activities, which include gymnastics and travel baseball. He is a big fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, the Cleveland Indians, Browns, and Cavaliers.


Dr. Brian J. Titus

With 16 years experience in dentistry and 15 of those spent at the Painesville Dental Group, Dr. Titus enjoys working with and helping people. He also says he is really attracted to the artistic nature of dentistry. Originally from Cardon, Dr. Titus attended Allegheny College and went to dental school at the Ohio State University. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, and several other professional organizations. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Titus is interested in fitness, boating, fishing, and supporting all Cleveland sports teams. He is married to Amy and together they have an 11 year old daughter, Alexa.


Laurie, Group Manager

With over 25 years of experience in the management field, Laurie is certified in medical assisting and management and helps keep our office running smoothly. She enjoys working with our dentists and dedicated staff, and she believes that we always deliver quality dental care with integrity. Laurie is great with people, and she's very organized. Whenever she has time, she enjoys reading, sewing and quilting, camping, and


Jennifer, Assistant Group Manager

Jennifer has been with our practice for six years, and she is originally from Perry, OH. She attended Lakeland Community College and says the best thing about her job is working with the staff, marketing, and creating a peaceful, healthy environment for everyone. She is married to Mike and has two sons, Aidan and Christian. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys being outdoors and working with a local dog rescue. She also practices meditation and restorative yoga.


Sarah, Patient Coordinator

Sarah is originally from Middlefield and has been in dentistry for nine years. She loves the wonderful people she works with and caring for our amazing patients. She attended Cardinal High School and the Cleveland Institute for Dental and Medical Assisting. She is married to Anthony, and together they have a daughter, Hailey, and son, Hunter. When she’s not working, Sarah enjoys spending time with family, having game and movie nights, and being outdoors as much as possible.


Kristie, Patient Coordinator

A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Dental-Medical Assistants, Kristie is a top-level professional with 20 years experience in dentistry. Always ready to meet new patients, Kristie loves to work with others to ensure they receive proper care and have a wonderful experience. A professional in every aspect, she knows the importance of her job and strives to be a perfectionist at everything she does. Kristie looks forward to furthering her future in dentistry.


Ann, Registered Dental Hygienist

Ann has 20 years of experience in the dental world, with half those spent at our dental practice. She is certified in the administration of local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, medical emergencies, CPR, and also has her oral health access supervision permit. Originally from Concord Township, Ann has one son.


Stephanie, Registered Dental Hygienist


Stephanie has five years of experience as a dental hygienist. She says the best thing about her job is working with her wonderful colleagues and patients. Stephanie attended LCC, where she earned her associate’s of applied science in dental hygiene. She is originally from Cleveland. Outside of dentistry, Stephanie enjoys travel, yoga, and following Cleveland sports teams.


Andrea, Dental Assistant (EFDA)

Andrea is originally from Cortland, OH, has 12 years’ experience working in dentistry and has been a restorative specialist since 2007. She enjoys having a hand in transforming people’s smiles. She attended the Choffin School of Dental Assisting in 2005 and become licensed as an EFDA from the CWRU Dental EFDA program shortly after. In her free time, Andrea enjoys traveling, being outdoors, shopping, and spending time with her daughter Eva. She also enjoys crafting and loves decorating.


Jennifer, Dental Assistant

Jennifer helps the dentists during procedures, aides with patient education, and orders supplies for the office. She's from Jefferson and has been with our practice since 2002. She attended the Cleveland Institute of Medical-Dental Assisting. Her favorite thing about our practice is the family friendly atmosphere, and she enjoys the ability to interact with staff and patients. She's married with one daughter, and her daughter keeps Jennifer busy with cheerleading and softball.


Kaitlynn, Dental Assistant

Kaitlynn has been with our practice over three years, and she says she truly enjoys being able to work with people she considers her friends. She is originally from Madison, and attended the Cleveland Institute of Medical and Dental Assisting. Her family includes three children and a puppy, and in her free time, Kaitlynn enjoys shopping, vacationing, and spending time with her children.

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