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Meet Our Dentists

Schumacher & Bauer, DDSDr. Michael (Mike) Schumacher grew up in Cincinnati and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry in 1981. He served as a Dental Officer in the United States Navy from 1981 to 1984, after which he joined Dr. Rummel in practice.

Dr. Schumacher is a member of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, the Columbus Dental Society, as well as a member of the Northern Columbus Kiwanis and Past-Director of the Arlington Civic Association.

He is happily married to Laurie and has two daughters, two step daughters, and a stepson. His avocation is golf which he started playing at age 10 and never quit. Dr. Schumacher enjoys fitness activities and travel, especially to golf and beach areas. He is a staunch Buckeye fan and an Evans Scholar Alumni.

Dr. Theodore (“Ted”) Bauer grew up in Ottawa, Ohio. He graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, where he was involved in numerous student organizations and student government associations at varying levels, including President of the Inter-Professional Council. Dr. Bauer was recommended to this practice by E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University.

Dr. Bauer is a recipient of the Ohio State College of Dentistry Alumni Leadership Award and currently serves on the OSU College of Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee.

Dr. Bauer is a member of the Capital City Dental Forum, the Columbus Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the Ohio State University Alumni Association. He is an Eagle Scout, currently serves on the Volunteer Engagement Committee for the United Way of Central Ohio, and is a Member-at-Large on the Ohio Dental Association Council on Access to Care and Public Service. Dr. Bauer is also a steering committee member for the Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Dental Association Dental OPTIONS program. Dr. Bauer has traveled to Guatemala multiple times with the CRISP foundation to perform dental services for those in need. A lifelong buckeye fan, he is the son of two Ohio State alumni.

Dr. Bauer, his wife, Kate, their little boy, Will, and their dog, Penny, live in Upper Arlington where they are gradually renovating and restoring their older home. When they aren’t taking care of Will, walking Penny or working on the house, they like to spend their free time supporting local businesses, causes, and artists.

Dr. Bauer has assumed ownership interest in the practice effective April 2013.


News and Tips from Schumacher & Bauer, DDS

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