Meet Dr. David Silk
Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM)
Member, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM)
Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
Dr. David Silk, born & raised here in northeast Ohio, is married to Jane and they have two daughters, Sarah & Jenny. Dr. Dave is highly family oriented and enjoys spending time with his immediate & extended family. When not with the family or in the office, Dr. Dave has many outside interests including tennis, cycling, golf and many water sports including fly-fishing & scuba diving. The Silk family has been active members of St. Rita’s Parish in Solon since 1984.
Jane & Dave met at Mount Union College (…now called the University of Mount Union) in Alliance, Ohio where they both received their Bachelor of Science degree (‘77). They both went on to graduate from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry with their D.D.S. degree (‘80). Both also completed a one-year post-graduate General Practice Residency (Dr. Dave at the Cleveland V.A. hospital & Dr. Jane at Metro General Hospital). Dr. Dave has continued his post-graduate education with various continuums at the L.D.Pankey institute (www.pankey.org). Dr. Jane went on to earn her specialty certificate in Pediatric Dentistry at Rainbow’s Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland. Continuing education has always been important to Drs. Jane & Dave. Dr. Dave has also continuously studied and taken on-going courses in implant dentistry since 1982, and enjoys implant dentistry as a part of his restorative practice.
Dr. Dave has completed hundreds of hours in continuing education with a strong focus on sleep apnea. He completed The University of Utah Sleep Medicine Program’s Mini Residency which is a practical, diagnostic and treatment focused program that recognizes the connections between medical diagnosis and management of sleep apnea, dental sleep medicine, craniofacial pain and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). He has also completed the Mastery Program with the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine (ABDSM) and member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
Drs. Jane & Dave are active members in good standing of the American Dental Association (ADA), Ohio Dental Association (ODA) and Cleveland Dental Association (CDA) for 28 years.
Dr. Dave believes each patient is unique and deserves the highest quality of care and comfort. Our office team spends time listening to understand your concerns and responding with the best treatment options for you. Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as individuals is vital to successful dentistry and satisfied patients.