About Us

Get To Know Our Dedicated Team

Patient-Focused Family Dentist in Canton, OH

Our experienced team is dedicated to providing comprehensive and gentle general, cosmetic, pediatric, and orthodontic dental care in a comfortable, family-friendly environment. We also aim to educate our patients on all of their available treatment and financial options.

Best of the best winner 2020

When you step foot in our office, you can be sure we will treat you like family!

Since 1991, Ash Family Dental has served patients of Canton, OH, and beyond with a variety of affordable dental services. Our practice began in Belden Village and Canal Fulton but consolidated in 1994. Due to staff and patient growth, we moved to our current location in 2001. In 2018, we combined practices with and are happy to serve residents across Stark County from our convenient office location!

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Our Staff

Dr. Jon Ash, DDS

Jon graduated from Ohio State University Dental School in 1991 and has been practicing in the Belden Village area ever since. He is currently on staff at Mercy Medical Center and works as a clinical instructor and mentor with Mercy’s General Practice Residency Program. Jon serves as a participating provider for the Bethlehem Project and Dental Options and is also the team dentist for the University of Akron.

A past-president and current board member of the Stark County Dental Society, Jon is also a CEREC In-Office Instructor. He is actively involved in a number of community activities and groups, including the Canton South Rotary.

Jon met his wife, Dorene, while attending dental school. She completed the periodontal program at the University of Kentucky in 1994 and her practice is just up the street from Ash Family Dental. The couple have two children, Maggie and Sam. In his spare time, Jon enjoys playing basketball and tennis and golfing with Dorene. He and his family attend The Chapel in Green. Jon is an avid sports fan for all three Cleveland franchises, OSU, and the University of Akron.

Dr. Brian Ash, DDS

Brian received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University. Following graduation, he went on to the University’s dental school where he completed rotations in oral surgery, pediatrics, geriatrics and orthodontics.

Brian is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association and the Stark County Dental Society. He is Invisalign certified and CEREC trained. Born and raised in Perrysburg, OH, Brian is the son of Dr. Jon’s oldest brother, Chuck Ash.

Brian graduated from Perrysburg High School in 2001 where he was captain of the football and track teams and also played basketball. He is married to his highschool sweetheart, Katie, and they have three children together, Mason, Brooklynn and Landon. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and playing basketball. He is also an avid Ohio State and Cleveland Cavaliers fan.

Bobbie McDougal, Financial Manager

Bobbie started her dental career in 1991 with Dr. Jon at his dental practice in Canal Fulton. She rejoined our practice in 2008, once her daughter started kindergarten. She graduated from Akron Medical-Dental Institute in 1991 and has a license in radiology from The Ohio State Dental Board. Bobbie lives in Bolivar with her daughter Emily, husband Brian, and their dog Jax. Bobbie and Emily are avid shoppers and have been known to tear through an outlet mall. Bobbie and Brian enjoy bicycling and last year got to go on The Gap Trail through Pennsylvania and Maryland. Bobbie also enjoys reading and loves to travel.

Debbie Lundenberger, RDH

Debbie received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Shawnee State University in 1974 and has been with our office since 1979. She grew up in Bolivar and now resides in Zoar with her husband Tom. They have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren who constantly make her laugh.

Betty Bowling, RDH

Betty graduated from Rose State College, Midwest City, Oklahoma in 1991. She moved her family to Ohio in 1993 and started working for Dr. Jon in 1994 for a few years and again in 2010. She is certified in Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide Sedation, and CPR. She is currently a board member and secretary of the Stark Collaborative Dental Hygiene Association. She lives in Canal Fulton with her husband, Gary. They have three sons, Jason, Danny, and Chris, three grandchildren, Lance, Norah, and Haley. Betty enjoys traveling, cooking, boating, and being outdoors. You will find her traveling to Arizona every chance she gets to visit her son, daughter in law and granddaughters.

Erin Siber, Office Manager

Erin graduated from college in 1991 and is our Office Manager. She has been with our practice since 1992. Erin grew up in Strasburg and now resides in North Canton with her husband Rich and 2 children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Nancy Recktenwalt, RDH

Nancy received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Stark State College in 2003 and joined the practice following graduation. She is CPR and Nitrous Sedation certified. Nancy lives in Perry Township with her husband Mike and their two children, Briar and Brooke. She enjoys baking, gardening, and spending time at her cabin on Seneca Lake.

Christy Crihfield, RDH

Christy grew up in Holmes County and moved to Canton in 2005 while attending Start State College. She graduated and started her Dental Hygiene Career in 2007. Christy has two daughters, Carlea and Maci; as well as a fur baby, Bagel. They are the light of her life. In addition to spending time with her girls, Christy enjoys golfing, gardening, visiting the beach, and being outdoors.

Ashley Griffiths, EFDA

A member of our practice since 2009, Ashley graduated from Modern Dental School and is licensed in Radiology by The Ohio State Dental Board. She is a certified dental assistant (CDA)and completed the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) Program at Stark State College. She works wonderfully alongside Dr. Ash placing fillings on patients. Ashley is also certified in Coronal Polishing, CPR, Nitrous Sedation and is highly skilled in designing crowns using CEREC. She lives in Perry Township with her husband Josh and children Jack and Emmie. In her free time, she enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.

Cheryl Remenaric, RDH

Cheryl graduated from Lakeland Community College in 1983 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. She’s very active at her church and with Forty Corners Dream League Baseball. Cheryl and her husband Steve have one daughter and two sons, and enjoy traveling, biking, and spending time with family and friends, especially their grandchildren.

Samantha Campbell, EFDA

Samantha graduated from Ross College in 2019 with Dental Assisting. She is licensed in Radiology by the Ohio State Dental Board. She is certified in CPR and Nitrous sedation. She is highly skilled with CEREC crown design. Sam does all of our lab work design: retainers, bite guards, diagnostic casts, etc. Her bubbly personality adds to our practice. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends and being outdoors.

Tami Davis, CDA

Tami is a Certified Dental Assistant. She is also certified in Dental Sealants, Coronal Polishing, CPR, and Nitrous Sedation. She has a license in Radiology from The Ohio State Dental Board. Tami is our go-to person to help our office run efficiently. She is always available to help us in any way she can. Tami is a mother of two adult children, Chris and Kim, and a grandma. She currently lives in North Canton with her husband Steve. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, shopping, and being outdoors.

Paula Ebert, CDA

Paula received her Certified Dental Assistant Degree in 1978 and joined the
American Orthodontic Society in 1994. She has been with our practice since 1988. Paula grew up in Dalton-Massillon area. Paula has 24 nieces and nephews who are the light of her life. Paula is a long time platelet donor. In her spare time she enjoys walking, wineries, NASCAR, and going to the casino.

Kelsey Ehlers, RDH

Kelsey knew she had a passion for the dental field very young. She graduated high school as a certified dental assistant and went on to complete hygiene school at Sinclair College in Dayton, OH. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. Kelsey has been in the Akron area for a few years now but continues to visit her family in Dayton regularly. Recently married, her and her husband enjoy taking their dog, Caesar, on hikes around the area and taking the kids to Lake Erie on the weekends. Kelsey loves to stay active and enjoys spending time outside as much as possible!

Alexa Browne, CDA

Alexa obtained a career enhancement certificate for dental assisting in 2020. She then graduated from Stark State College in 2021 with an Associates of Science Degree in the Dental Assisting program. Alexa is also certified in Nitrous Oxide Sedation Monitoring and has a Radiology license. Alexa lives in Mogadore with her husband Connor and daughter Charlotte. In her spare time, she likes to go on hikes with her dog Nellie, spend time with her family, and cook!

Lorryn Rucinski, Scheduling Coordinator

Lorryn is the newest member to our team. She enjoys spending time with her significant other, Luke and her three girls, Makenah (10) Olivia (8) and Addison (5) In her free time you will always find her outdoors in the sun. Her favorite summer activities include boating with her family and enjoying a nice meal on a nice patio.

Marissa Williams, EFDA

Marissa graduated from high school as a certified dental assistant.  She went onto Stark State to obtain her associates degee in Applied Science while in the EFDA program.  She is certified in CPR, radiology and coronal polishing.  Marissa is married with 2 daughters, Marley, and Maeve, along with 3 fur babies.  In her free time she enjoys the outdoors with her family.

Jen Hershey, Insurance Coordinator

Jen Hershey has been part of the dental community for 25 years. Jen graduated from Case Western with a license in Expanded Functions Dental Assisting. She also has her Radiology license, certificate in Coronal Polishing and is CPR certified. Jen is our insurance coordinator but is quick to jump in the back and assist when needed. Jen is from Louisville where she lives with her husband of 18 years and their son. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.

Ready to get in touch with our team?

Call us at 234-458-8088 today!

Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED