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, the Dental Alumni Society and the Ohio State University Alumni Association. He is an Eagle Scout, and currently serves on Ohio State Dental Board as an appointee of Governor John Kasich. 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 two little boys Will and Nolan, 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 and Nolan, walking Penny or working on the house, they like to spend their free time supporting local businesses, causes, and artists.
Dr. Bauer assumed ownership interest in the practice from Dr. David Rummel in 2013.
Dr. Bauer is formerly a:
Committee Chair of the Council on Access to Care and Public Service for the ODA
Member-at- Large of the Council on Access to Care and Public Service for the ODA
Volunteer Engagement Committee Member of the United Way of Central Ohio
Participant in Guatemala Mission for the CRISP foundation
Steering Committee Member GenNext affinity group of the United Way of Central Ohio
President of Inter-Professional Council at The Ohio State University