Dr. Carole Kelley is a 1980 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and has practiced in the Dublin and Hilliard areas for over 30 years. She is a member of the American Dental Association, The Ohio Dental Association, the Columbus Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry, The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine,and has served these organizations in various leadership capacities. Recently, Dr. Kelley served as President of the 800-member Columbus Dental Society .
Respected by her peers, Dr. Kelley has been inducted into the professional honorary organizations of The American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Society. Dr. Kelley is also the founder and President of the Heart of Gold Foundation, a non profit dental charity. She is a yearly participant in Give Kids a Smile Day and donates her time to Dental OPTIONS. Dr. Kelley was recently awarded the Marvin Fiske Humanitarian Award from the Ohio Dental Association.
Recognized as one of America's Top Dentists by the Consumer Research Council of America and Top Dentist by The Columbus Monthly Magazine, Dr. Kelley maintains a rigorous schedule of continuing education courses to ensure that her patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care.
As a spokesperson, Dr. Kelley has appeared on local TV and radio shows, speaking on a variety of dental topics including pediatric dentistry, teeth whitening, sports injuries and care of the elderly.
Always a willing volunteer, Dr. Kelley has energetically served on numerous boards and committees. A 2008 graduate of Leadership Hilliard, she is a founding member of Hilliard EverGreen and is on the Advisory Board and a regular volunteer at the Dental Free Clinic.
Dr. Kelley's favorite hobby is writing, and she has completed a novel (unpublished) and is working on a second mystery/suspense. Dr. Kelley and her husband, Tom, have two married children Erika (John) and Brennan (Lindsey) and five grandchildren: Taylor, Zach, Brayden Bryce, and Brooklyn.