We combine years of experience and expertise with modern technology to deliver quality dental care to all of our patients. We listen to your concerns, desires, and needs; and address all of them so you are comfortable and relaxed at every visit. We offer blankets, neck pillows, and lip balm, as well as a selection of Keurig coffees/teas and bottled water for our patients. You may bring your own music and earbuds, or we stream Pandora Radio overhead,to help comfort patients who prefer listening to music while having work done.
Meet Richard T. Streem, DDS
A native of Cleveland, he received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Western Reserve University, He received advanced training in a Dental Residency Program at the Mount Sinai Hospital of Cleveland. During that one year he trained in Implant and Restorative Dentistry. He then spent two years as a Lieutenant serving in the US Navy in Memphis, Tenn. where he provided dental services to personnel at the Naval Air Station. As part of the burgeoning field of Dental Implants and as a Clinical Instructor for 25 years in the General Residency program at Mt Sinai Hospital, he made major contributions to the education of dentists throughout the country as well as treating many patients who were anxious to receive great dental care.
During his years in practice and as a member of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society and Chairman of the Continuing Education Committee and Editor of the Cleveland Dental Society Bulletin, he made many contributions to increase the dental health of the citizens of Northeast Ohio. He authored a chapter in a noted textbook on Implantology. His focus has been on Preventive Dentistry and Implant Prostheses . Recently, as an active member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, he is also treating patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea by designing and providing treatment with specialized oral appliances.
Meet Jay C. Resnick, DDS
Dr. Resnick graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University and served his residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center. In private practice since 1973, he also serves as an assistant clinical professor of restorative dentistry in the AEGD residency program at Case School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Resnick is a member of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary, and is a mentor for the L.D. Pankey Institute for advanced dental education. He served as vice chairman of the Council on Dental Licensure with the Ohio Dental Association, and is co-chairman of the Greater Cleveland Dental Society Joint Committee on Continuing Education. Dr. Resnick has published in The Journal of The Academy of General Dentistry, and presented at the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Meet Evan D. Tetelman, DDS
A native Clevelander, Dr. Evan Tetelman graduated from Cleveland Heights High School (1971), Miami University (1975) and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (1979). He then completed a Graduate Practice Residency at the Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn New York and also received a certificate in oral pathology from the Sloan Kettering Hospital.
In 1980, Dr. Tetelman returned to the Cleveland area and joined our prestigious practice.
Dr. Tetelman’s diagnostic and surgical skills allow him to provide a wide range of in-office specialty type care for his patients. The creation of healthy beautiful smiles has always been his goal, and sharing that with his patients is his singular honor.
He has been involved in dental education for the past thirty-five years. He taught comprehensive dentistry at the Mount Sinai Medical Center for nineteen years and later joined The Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine as an Associate Professor. He is the co-director of three implant training courses at the University and also trains four residents in advanced restorative dentistry within the Advanced Dental Residency Program.
Dr. Tetelman has been involved in multiple research studies in dental implant therapies and has been a national lecturer in the areas of dental implant restorative therapy. He has also authored several articles on implant therapy and recently a chapter on complex care in a dental implant textbook. He has been honored to be listed in Best Dentists and Who’s Who in America.
When he is out of the office Dr. Tetelman enjoys skiing, scuba diving and traveling with his best friend, Terry.
Meet Jeffrey A. Young, DDS
“I get great professional satisfaction from providing positive experiences for my patients. My goal for every patient is to provide dental treatment comfortably with exceptional quality. I am committed to educating patients on how they can establish dental health and maintain beautiful smiles.”
Dr. Young was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario and is a second-generation dentist. After graduating from the University of Toronto, he attended the University of Michigan, where he received his degree in Dentistry. Dr. Young then elected to advance his dental education in a general practice residency program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland.
Dr. Young maintains a restorative-based general practice that focuses on esthetic, implant and family dentistry. Through ongoing continuing education, Dr. Young has maintained his commitment to excellence in dentistry. For several years now, he has been recognized as a Top Dentist in America.
Over the years, Dr. Young has contributed to several medical and dental research publications. Dr. Young is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of the Advanced Education in Graduate Dentistry at the Case School of Dental Medicine and the Healthy Smile Sealant Program with the Department of Community Dentistry. He gives regular lectures to the residents and fellows at the dental school.
Dr. Young resides in Beachwood, Ohio with his family. He enjoys playing golf, gardening and spending time with his family.
Meet Erika Loeffel, DDS
Dr. Loeffel attended the Ohio State University, where she obtained a Bachelors degree in microbiology and her DDS in dentistry. After dental school, she completed a general practice residency program at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She practices general dentistry at Whole Life, because it’s a unique environment that allows her to combine art and science in her daily tasks.
Dr. Loeffel loves helping people. She wants to help people feel good about their mouths, their teeth, and their smiles. She loves to meet new patients, and makes sure that they feel understood and that their needs are being listened to and met. Outside of work, she can be found exploring the Cleveland food scene, going to concerts, and spending time near the water with her dog, Lily.