Dr. Haring was born and raised in Mansfield Ohio. As the third of six children, he is used to having a lot of activity around him, which lends itself perfectly to a busy pediatric dental practice.
After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he returned to Ohio to attend The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry. With a DDS degree for excellence in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Haring knew he wanted to care for children. He completed a two year residency in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and at the same time, received a Master’s of Science degree from The Ohio State University. Since graduation, Dr. Haring has been practicing pediatric dentistry in the Columbus area.
Voted Top Pediatric Dentist
Robert S. Haring, DDS, MS has been chosen by his peers as a Top Pediatric Dentist as featured in Columbus Monthly Magazine, December 2011. Dentists rate dentists, a 2008 survey* asked 1,140 licensed dentists in the Columbus and Central Ohio area who they would turn to if a family member needed dental care. “Dr. Robert Haring is at the top of the list when it comes to pediatric dentistry.” Click here to read about it.
Dr. Haring has also been nominated by his peers as one of USA’s topDentists since 2011.
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Dr. Joel Richards, D.D.S.
Dr. Joel grew up in Westerville, Ohio and is described as an enthusiastic, high energy, and passionate individual. He received two degrees from The Ohio State University, a Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene, Cum Laude, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Joel then traveled to Nebraska, where he received his Specialty Certification in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center of Omaha. Giving back is important to Dr. Joel. He is proud to have been involved with numerous volunteer organizations including Give Kids A Smile Day and the Free Dental Extraction Clinic at the Columbus Public Health Department. Dr. Joel is honored to be part of the Haring Pediatric Dental team, and is dedicated to providing quality care and promoting a positive dental experience for every child and parent.
Dr. Joel and his supportive wife Trisha, who is a general dentist, are excited to be back in the Central Ohio community with their family and friends. They are self-described “foodies” who enjoy trying new restaurants and recipes. The couple also enjoys physical activity and of course cheering on their beloved Buckeyes!
2017: Achieved Board Certification and Diplomate Status with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
2016: Awarded the Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for scoring within the top 3% on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Qualifying Exam.
Dr. Kim Do, D.D.S., M.S.
Dr. Kim grew up in Texas and received her Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from the University of Texas at Austin where she received highest honors. After college, she attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2017 with special recognition in research and education. She then obtained a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry as well as her Master in Science degree after completing extensive training in treating children at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and at The Ohio State University. Dr. Do is a candidate of the American Board of Pediatric dentistry and is also an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Do is excited to combine her skills and compassion for pediatric dentistry to deliver a fun and quality experience to her patients and their families.
When Dr. Kim is not helping patients love the dentist and improve their smiles, she enjoys going to the farmer’s market, learning how to cook, and trying new foods in Columbus. She also enjoys reading and long walks with her dog Frijole.