1960 Bethel Road, Suite 240, Columbus, OH 43220
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Lifetime Dental Health Trusted Dentistry

Trusted Dental Care in a Comfortable Environment

Welcome to Lifetime Dental Health, your trusted family and cosmetic dentist in Columbus, OH! Dr. Barry and Dr. Love, along with our outstanding team, are proud to provide you with compassionate care and quality dental solutions that last a lifetime.

We love being able to serve our Columbus patients’ dental needs at every phase of life. It’s no wonder we have patients whose families have been coming to see us for generations. Dr. Barry and Dr. Love hold a very high standard of care and have selected each of our team members accordingly with a commitment to upholding that standard.

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10% SENIOR DISCOUNT

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New patients only.

Invisible & Short-Term Orthodontics

If the thought of wearing bulky metal braces is keeping you from getting the smile you’ve always wanted, your Columbus dentists have a solution for you with our various short term and cosmetic orthodontics.

Invisalign®

The Invisalign® Orthodontic System is a series of clear, removable aligners that straighten your teeth. This cutting-edge alternative to traditional braces aligns teeth with plastic aligners instead of brackets and wires. Research has shown that 60-70% of all orthodontic problems can be improved with the Invisalign® technique.

Lifetime Dental Health uses advanced 3D imaging to create Invisalign® aligners that fit your mouth perfectly. A dental consultation with Dr. Barry or Dr. Love includes a comprehensive evaluation and a discussion about your goals and expectations. Your dentist will then take impressions and x-rays of your teeth. The impressions are sent to a computer and used by the lab technician to create each customized aligner.

Invisalign® - The Clear Alternative to Braces

Average Treatment Time

It can take as few as 12 or as many as 48 Invisalign® clear aligners to adjust your teeth. Mild cases of crowding or spacing usually take 9 to 12 months to correct, while moderate cases take 12 to 18 months.

The aligners move the teeth to the desired position in stages. Each aligner is worn for about two weeks. For best results, you’re required to wear the aligners at all times except when brushing, flossing, or eating.

Are you interested in straightening your teeth without anyone knowing? Contact Lifetime Dental Health today. Our doctors are certified Invisalign® providers.

FREE CONSULTATION & $750 OFF ORTHODONTICS

Discount provided upon completion of treatment.

Not to be combined with insurance or other offers.

Six Month Smiles®

Do you feel uncomfortable when you smile? If so, Dr. Barry and Dr. Love are proud to offer the Six Month Smiles® Orthodontic System. Six Month Smiles® is a revolutionary and economical way for those 15 and older to begin smiling with new confidence!

Does It Work?

Dr. Barry and Dr. Love have taken the advanced training with Six Month Smiles® Cosmetic Braces System. The system includes special clear braces that are used to gently straighten your teeth. The average time is only six months! Dr. Barry and Dr. Love focus on the teeth that show when you smile instead of full bite correction. They can comfortably straighten your teeth and help restore the confidence that you desire.

Six Month Smiles

Frequently Asked Questions About Six Month Smiles®
Q: How can Dr. Barry and Dr. Love straighten teeth in only six months?
A: Dr. Barry and Dr. Love employ the Six Month Smiles® System, which is a new and specific orthodontic technology that provides for safe, comfortable, and efficient tooth movement.

Q: What do the Six Month Smiles® braces look like?
A: The Six Month Smiles braces and wires are barely noticeable as they blend very well with the color of your teeth. These definitely aren’t metal braces!

Q: Is the process uncomfortable?
A: Your comfort is always first with Dr. Barry and Dr. Love. Six Month Smiles® involves light forces to gently move your teeth to their new position. The process is comfortable. The short treatment times are not achieved by using high forces on the teeth.

Q: Will I have to wear a retainer?
A: Yes, as with all orthodontic treatment, a retainer is necessary to maintain the straighter position of your teeth. If you don’t want to wear a removable, you can have a bonded retainer placed behind your teeth. There are a variety of options that Dr. Barry and Dr. Love will explain to you, and you will have a variety of options that you can choose from according to your personal preference and situation.

FREE DENTAL IMPLANT CONSULTATION

Exam included. X-rays not included.

Not to be combined with insurance or other offers.

Dental Implants

Missing teeth is difficult and can cause embarrassment and anxiety. If you are missing a tooth or multiple teeth, let our understanding team talk to you about the option of dental implants.

We can replace your missing tooth or teeth with strong, secure, long-lasting dental implants. A dental implant is composed of an artificial tooth root that is surgically placed into the jawbone and used to anchor a replacement tooth or bridge.

Advantages of dental implants:
  • Long lasting result
  • Unmatched stability
  • Can support dental bridges & dentures
  • Don’t require cutting down healthy teeth
  • Do away with inconvenient dentures
  • Helps in the preservation of bone
  • Helps patient regain normal speech
  • Look & feel just like natural teeth
  • Comfortable & convenient

If you are missing teeth, dental implants are a natural-looking way to get your smile back.

What to Expect

The entire process can take several months from start to finish. Under local anesthetic, your dentist surgically places the artificial tooth root into your jawbone. After the screws and posts are placed, the wound is allowed to heal and the roots are given time to fuse with the jawbone. The healing process can take up to six months, and your permanent teeth are fitted once healing is complete.

Your commitment to oral hygiene will affect the success rate of your new dental implants. Drs. Barry and Love will give you specific instructions on how to care for them. This includes excellent oral hygiene – brush and floss around the dental implant at least twice a day and visit your dentist for regular cleanings.

The best way to find out if you are a candidate for dental implants is to visit your Columbus dentists for a consultation.

FREE TEETH WHITENING

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New patients only. A $297 value.

Same Day Crowns

If you are a Columbus, Ohio resident who is tired of chipped, cracked, or decayed teeth, our team is thrilled to be able to resolve your issues quickly. With CEREC® same day technology, Dr. Barry and Dr. Love are able to offer patients a kinder, gentler, and faster way of restoring damaged or decayed teeth in a single office visit.

CEREC

What is a dental crown?

Dental crowns are tooth shaped caps placed over damaged areas of a tooth in order to restore the tooth to full function and give you back your beautiful smile. Crowns can be placed for cosmetic or functional purposes. Dental crowns are resilient and will function just like your natural teeth. If you are in pain due to a cracked, broken, or decayed tooth, let Dr. Barry and Dr. Love see if a CEREC® same day crown will work for you.

What are the benefits?

  • No injections
  • No sticky impressions
  • No metal
  • No temporary restoration period
  • Natural looking
  • Durable
  • Minimally invasive procedure
  • Same day crowns

In less than 20 minutes a precise, durable, color-matched, metal-free crown is completed, requiring no return visit. CEREC® procedures also allow Dr. Barry to treat patients more conservatively, as the bonding techniques allow more natural tooth structure to be preserved.

If you think you may be in need of a dental crown, don’t wait. We are happy to get you in to take a look and see if a CEREC® same day dental crown will work for you.

$99 DENTAL CLEANING

Discount provided upon completion of new patient exam & x-rays.

Not to be combined with insurance or other offers. For patients that use our in-house savings plan only.

Sedation Dentistry

Millions of Americans fear stepping into a dental office. Dental anxiety is one of the leading reasons people don't get the dental care and treatment they need. Dr. Barry and Dr. Love want their patients to experience their visit comfortably. That is why they offer dental sedation - so every trip to the dentist can be pleasant and stress-free.

No needles or shots with oral sedation!

Oral sedation is as easy as taking an Aspirin. About one hour before treatment, you take a pill that helps you relax. You will feel groggy, but fully conscious and able to communicate with your dentist. You will sit in a comfortable chair, and your vital signs will be monitored throughout the procedure.

Dental sedation helps patients with previous traumatic dental experiences and those who are embarrassed about the current condition of their teeth.

Sedation Dentistry is recommended for patients who:

  • Are afraid of visiting the dentist
  • Dislike smells, noises, equipment, and everything associated with dentistry
  • Have a bad gag reflex
  • Have difficulty getting numb with local anesthetic
  • Have very sensitive teeth
  • Need major dental work
  • Have no time for lengthy procedures
  • Want a truly comfortable experience

FREE ORAL SEDATION

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New patients only. Not to be combined with insurance or other offers.

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Richard Barry

Dr. Barry grew up in Cincinnati and moved to Columbus to attend The Ohio State University. He has been married to his wife Betsy, for over twenty years, and they have three children: Nicholas, Lauren, and Olivia. Dr. Barry and his family have a love for animals. They have many pets both inside and outside their home. Two miniature horses, one goat, two dogs and one cat.

In Dr. Barry’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing, fishing and many outdoor activities. He has a passion for being outside in nature, wildlife and any outdoor projects he can think of. One of his favorite activities is taking his son Nicholas, with Asperger’s syndrome, to the Columbus zoo.

Outstanding Education

Dr. Barry is part of a Columbus tradition of dental comfort and care. His outstanding education and training form the foundation which enables him to treat all of your dental needs with confidence and trust providing the best care possible. Dr. Barry received his BS from Ohio State University in 1976, he also received his DDS from Ohio State in 1980.

Advanced Education & Training

Dr. Barry has completed many hours of advanced post-graduate training, allowing him to stay up-to-date with the latest training and techniques. He can provide you with the most technologically advanced treatment available today. Disciplines of study include:

  • Reconstructive & Restorative Dentistry
  • Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentistry
  • TMJ (Jaw Pain) Disorders
  • Implant Restoration
  • Oral Surgery
  • Periodontal Therapy
  • Endodontics

Active memberships in professional organizations promote sharing and learning new ways to deliver quality, cutting-edge dentistry to our patients. Dr. Barry has active memberships with:

  • American Dental Association
  • Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Laser Dentistry
  • Charter member of Academy for Sports Dentistry
  • Ohio Dental Association
  • Columbus Dental Society

Dr. Beth Love

Dr. Love is married to Mike Love (not to be confused with the Beach Boys Mike Love). They have five children, all married. They include two pilots, one dentist, and two stay-at-home moms. They also have one grandson and four granddaughters.

Dr. Love’s passions, other than creating beautiful healthy smiles, are grandchildren activities, church activities, and she is an enthusiastic reader! Her most relaxing time is spent with her grandchildren at the zoo, at the pool, or at the park. Dr. Love also has a passion for studying the Bible and growing in her faith walk.

Dr. Love is dedicated to continuing education and providing personalized, cutting-edge dentistry for patients of all ages.

Dr. Love received her RDH in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1977. In 1978, she completed a BS in Health Education from The Ohio State University. She taught Dental Hygiene until 1990 when she completed a Masters in Heath Education at Youngstown State University. She received a DDS from the College of Dentistry at Ohio State University in 1996 and completed a one-year general practice hospital-based residency in 1997.

Providing the Most Current Treatments

Dr. Love has dedicated her professional career to advanced postgraduate education in order to provide her patients with the most up-to-date treatments and technology. Her advanced post-graduate studies include:

  • Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentistry (Lumineers®, Invisalign®)
  • Oral Surgery
  • Endodontics (Root Canals)
  • GPR – General Practice Residency (Hospital Based)

Dr. Love is an active member of professional organizations including:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Academy of Oral Systemic Health
  • Columbus Dental Society
  • Ohio Dental Association
  • Seattle Study Club
  • Columbus Society of Contemporary Dentistry

No Insurance? No Problem.

Lifetime Dental Health Membership Club

Dear Patients,

We're happy to announce that we offer an In-House Dental Savings Plan. If you and your family don't currently have dental insurance, or if your employer is considering dropping your dental coverage, we have great news for you!

Our membership club provides all the rewards of dental insurance without the headaches. Each family member can be covered.

After an initial fee of $99, your monthly membership cost of $35 covers:

  • Bi-annual dental cleanings
  • Doctor exams
  • All scheduled x-rays

PLUS a special Member's Only Discount of 15% on any needed treatment, including cosmetic services.

Best of all, because our patient membership club is not insurance, there are:

  • No deductibles
  • No yearly maximum benefits
  • No exclusions for cosmetic or elective care.

Our own patient membership club is just one more way we strive to keep you smiling!

To your health,

Dr. Barry & Dr. Love

Schedule a visit today! Call (614) 859-0346

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30am-7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am-7:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am-4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm

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